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The ‘Geriatrician’s Salute’: emerging evidence on deprescribing

Professor Sarah Hilmer works as a geriatrician and clinical pharmacologist at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, and conjoint professor of geriatric pharmacology at Sydney University, Australia.  325 more words

A&A Journal

Choosing Wisely Now Addresses Pediatric Orthopaedics

OrthoBuzz occasionally receives posts from guest bloggers. This guest post comes from Matthew R. Schmitz, MD, a member of the JBJS Social Media Advisory Board. 430 more words

Need To Know

Choosing Wisely

Today I’m going to have a good day. Before you think, that’s easier said than done sometimes, let me explain.

Last year around this time, I was going somewhere with a relative of mine. 632 more words

6 Things Pharmacists and Patients Should Question - Choosing Wisely Canada

Pharmacists have finally developed the following 6 things to question in partnership with Choosing Wisely Canada: 293 more words


Choosing Wisely: 5 Pediatric Endocrinology Tests to Avoid

According to Ricki Lewis from Medscape (October 5, 2017):

“The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Endocrinology has added five tests commonly ordered for children and teens showing signs of early puberty, short height, or other hormone-related concerns to the 15 tests already making up their Choosing Wisely campaign.” 513 more words

Manuel Casanova

Thoughts on returning to work if you're a heart patient

by Carolyn Thomas  ♥  @HeartSisters

A list of five Choosing Wisely recommendations from the field of occupational medicine caught my attention the other day. For those of you who have never had the pleasure of working with a real live occupational therapist, they are under-appreciated healthcare professionals who help recuperating patients develop, recover, and improve practical skills they need for daily living. 979 more words

Living With Heart Disease

Why I am Choosing Wisely

Why I am Choosing Wisely

(the post was originally published online here)

Anthony D. Train, MBChB, CCFP

August 01, 2017

I trained in South Africa. 800 more words