AAFP offers new recommendations to Choosing Wisely campaign

02/21/2013 | AAFP News Now · MedPage Today (free registration)

The AAFP gave a second list of recommendations to the Choosing Wisely campaign, which on Thursday added 90 tests and procedures that are overused or should not be used in certain patient populations. The Academy collaborated with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for language in two recommendations concerning elective inductions of labor or cesarean deliveries. "Tests and procedures that lack evidence of their effectiveness put our patients at risk and drive up the cost of care," said AAFP Board Chair Glen Stream, M.D.

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