Interventions to Abandon in the ED and UC
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Discuss the evidence for avoiding the use of the tests or procedures identified by the AAFP list of Fifteen Things Physicians and Patients Should Question.
2. Identify additional medical strategies and practices that may have no added value for patients.
3. Educate patients and staff on the value and benefit of appropriate evidence-based diagnostic tests and procedures.
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Mark A. Graber, MD, Professor of Emergency and Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Solon;
Theodor W. Pesch, MD, PhD, Course Chair, Wilmington, Delaware;
Paul D. Simmons, MD, FAAFP, Family Physician, Western Colorado Physicians Group, Grand Junction;
Vukiet Tran, MD, FCFP, MHSc, MBA, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Division, DFCM, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- 1.00 AAFP prescribed