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Saturday, October 5, 2013

Things Physicians and Patients Should Question | Choosing Wisely

Ever wondered if certain labs or procedures should really be ordered on a frequent basis. And what of the results?  Sometimes we simply don't know what to do with them and the usual response may be we'll keep an eye on it and recheck later.

If yes, here's a weekend reading list from the Choosing Wisely campaign:

Things Physicians and Patients Should Question | Choosing Wisely

ABIM Foundation's Choosing Wisely campaign lists are unique in that they represent the only collaborative society efforts to put the brakes on some common practices with questionable value.

What's your take? How would you feel if your health care professional put the brakes on certain evaluations recommended by this campaign?

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