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Wise but Difficult Choices

Marwan Badri, MBChB, MRCP
Volume: 105 Issue: 9 September, 2012

Abstract:

To the Editor:


The Choosing Wisely initiative was launched by the American Board of Internal Medicine in April 2012.1 The American College of Physicians was joined by eight other national medical societies, encouraging physicians to limit unnecessary testing in a time of spiraling healthcare costs.

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References:

1. Choosing Wisely—an initiative of the ABIM Foundation. www.choosingwisely.org. Accessed April 12, 2012.
 
2. Glassman PA, Rolph JE, Petersen LP, et al. Physicians’ personal malpractice experiences are not related to defensive clinical practices. J Health Polit Policy Law 1996; 21: 219–241.
 
3. ACR-ASNR Practice guideline for the performance of computed tomography (CT) of the brain. www.acr.org/~/media/1C1F7C7A570D469A9C411D95067BDF94.pdf. Accessed April 12, 2012.
 
4. The task force for the diagnosis and management of syncope of the European Society of Cardiology. 2009 guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope. Eur Heart J 2009; 30: 2631–2671.

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