View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation on annual electrocardiograms (EKGs) or other cardiac screening for low-risk patients.
Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Avoid elective, non-medically indicated inductions of labor between 39 weeks, 0 days and 41 weeks, 0 days unless the cervix is deemed favorable.
Elective, Non-medically Indicated Inductions of Labor or Cesarean Deliveries Before 39 Weeks - Choosing Wisely
Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t schedule elective, non-medically indicated inductions of labor or Cesarean deliveries before 39 weeks, 0 days gestational age.
Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Do not require a pelvic exam or other physical exam to prescribe oral contraceptive medications.
Prostate Cancer Screening Using a Prostate-specific Antigen (PSA) Test or Digital Rectal Exam - Choosing Wisely
Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Do not routinely screen for prostate cancer using a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test or digital rectal exam.
Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t screen for carotid artery stenosis (CAS) in asymptomatic adult patients.
Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t screen women older than 65 years of age for cervical cancer who have had adequate prior screening and are not otherwise at high risk for cervical cancer.
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Voiding Cystourethrogram (VCUG) for First Febrile Urinary Tract Infection in Young Children - Choosing Wisely
Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Do not perform voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) routinely in first febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) in children aged 2-24 months.