Choosing Wisely helps doctors and patients together avoid needless and even harmful procedures.

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Allergy Tests (AAAAI)


Alzheimer’s Disease Testing (SNMMI)


Blood Tests for Miscarriage Risk (SMFM)


Blood Tests in the Hospital (SHM)


Cancer Tests and Treatments (ASCO)


Echocardiograms for Valve Disease (ACC)


EKGs and Exercise Stress Tests (AAFP)


Health Checkups (SGIM)


Imaging and Blood Tests in Early Breast Cancer (ASCO)


Lab Tests Before Surgery (ASCP)


Lyme Disease Tests (ACR)


Making Smart Decisions About Genetic Testing (ACMG)


Medical Tests Before Eye Surgery (AAO)


Medical Tests Before Surgery


Neck and Back Pain: When You Need Tests (AANEM)


Pap Tests (AAFP)


PSA Test for Prostate Cancer (AAFP)


PSA Tests for Prostate Cancer (AUA)


Screening Tests for Ovarian Cancer (SGO)


Screening Tests: When You Need Them, When You Don’t


Spirometry for Asthma (AAAAI)


Stress Tests After a Stent Procedure (SCAI)


Stress Tests Before Surgery (SVM)


Stress Tests for Chest Pain (ASNC)


Tests Before Heart Surgery (STS)


Urinary Tract Infections in Older People (AGS, AMDA)


Vitamin D Tests (ASCP)