Choosing Wisely offers guidelines for pediatric hospital medicine

08/19/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

As part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, the Society of Hospital Medicine has developed recommendations for improving hospital medicine for children. Recommendations for pediatric care, reported in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, include avoiding systemic corticosteroids for children younger than 2, forgoing chest radiographs in children with bronchiolitis or asthma, and avoiding routine acid suppression therapy for gastroesophageal reflux in infants.

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