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The Conversation - Online - No one should get dud hospital care

At a national level, the clinician-led Choosing Wisely campaign is developing lists of specific tests, treatments and procedures that may be unnecessary and sometimes harmful for individual patients. Recommendations include reducing use of CT scans in the emergency department and not ordering x-rays for patients with uncomplicated acute bronchitis.

At a national level, the clinician-led Choosing Wisely campaign is developing lists of specific tests, treatments and procedures that may be unnecessary and sometimes harmful for individual patients. Recommendations include reducing use of CT scans in the emergency department and not ordering x-rays for patients with uncomplicated acute bronchitis. Read the article.

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Choosing Wisely Australia translated resources

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