"It's a ground breaking initiative with the potential to educate clinicians and patients," Wells says. "The National Prescribing Service are coordinating the campaign."
She says there's a list of 27 procedures and medications that can often provide no or limited benefit to the patient and in some cases can lead to harm.
Stewardship toolkit for clinical educators
The Health Resource Stewardship for Clinical educators contains educational material about the Choosing Wisely initiative for use in universities, hospitals and health professional colleges
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