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Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse more than the minimum number of red blood cell (RBC) ...

Don’t transfuse more than the minimum number of red blood cell (RBC) units necessary to relieve symptoms of anemia or to return a patient to a safe hemoglobin range (7 to 8 g/dL in stable, noncardiac inpatients).

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

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Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations - American Family Physician

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

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Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse more than the minimum of red blood cell units ...

Don’t transfuse more than the minimum of red blood cell units necessary to relieve symptoms of anemia or to return a patient to a safe hemoglobin range (7 to 8 g/dL in stable patients).

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=372

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use physical or chemical restraints, outside of emergency ...

Don’t use physical or chemical restraints, outside of emergency situations, when caring for long-term care residents with dementia who display behavioral and psychological symptoms of distress; instead assess for unmet needs or environmental triggers and intervene using ...

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=386

Choosing Wisely: CT scans are not necessary in the evaluation of minor head injuries. -...

CT scans are not necessary in the evaluation of minor head injuries.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=40

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform prenatal ultrasounds for non-medical purposes, for ...

Don’t perform prenatal ultrasounds for non-medical purposes, for example, solely to create keepsake videos or photographs.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=303

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform pelvic ultrasound in average risk women to screen for ...

Don’t perform pelvic ultrasound in average risk women to screen for ovarian cancer.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=305

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform CT screening for lung cancer among patients at low risk ...

Don’t perform CT screening for lung cancer among patients at low risk for lung cancer.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=156

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