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Medical Tests that May Be Unnecessary

Posted Mar 25 2013 9:00am
The "Choosing Wisely" campaign routine releases information on tests that they find potentially unnecessary and sometimes harmful. An additional 18 lists of tests or procedures to question have been added.

To date, more than 130 tests and procedures to question have been released as part of the ABIM Foundation’s campaign, which aims to spark conversations between patients and physicians about what care is really necessary.
The new list includes recommendations such as:

All of the recommendations were developed by the individual specialty societies after months of careful consideration and review.
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