AAHPM joins "Choose Wisely" campaign with 5 recommendations

02/21/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration) · GeriPal blog

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine is among 17 medical groups that have joined the "Choose Wisely" campaign. The campaign added 90 tests and procedures to its list of therapies that should be questioned or avoided. AAHPM contributions to the list focused on percutaneous feeding tubes in patients with advanced dementia, palliative care delays, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, palliative radiation and nausea medications.

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