Wikipedia:Choosing Wisely/American Academy of Family Physicians

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Choosing Wisely is a health campaign which seeks to share health information with patients and health care providers.

This project shares information from the American Academy of Family Physicians on Wikipedia.

Articles of interest[edit]

Articles relating to American Academy of Family Physicians content
article traffic in January 2013* sources cited change summary
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Bone density chart history
Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry chart history
Electrocardiography chart history
Functional neurological deficit chart
Hysterectomy chart history
Low back pain chart history
Mucus chart history
Osteomyelitis chart
Osteoporosis chart
Pap test chart history
Sinusitis chart history
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Recent changes[edit]

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References[edit]

American Academy of Family Physicians, "Fifteen Things Physicians and Patients Should Question", Choosing Wisely: an initiative of the ABIM Foundation (American Academy of Family Physicians), retrieved September 23, 2013 , which cites

    • United States Preventive Services Task Force (September 2002). "Screening for Osteoporosis: Recommendations and Rationale". uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
    • Hodgson, SF; Watts, NB; Bilezikian, JP; Clarke, BL; Gray, TK; Harris, DW; Johnston CC, Jr; Kleerekoper, M; Lindsay, R; Luckey, MM; McClung, MR; Nankin, HR; Petak, SM; Recker, RR; AACE Osteoporosis Task, Force (Nov–Dec 2003). "American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists medical guidelines for clinical practice for the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis: 2001 edition, with selected updates for 2003.". Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 9 (6): 544–64. PMID 14715483. 
    • Lim, Lionel S.; Hoeksema, Laura J.; Sherin, Kevin (April 2009). "Screening for Osteoporosis in the Adult U.S. Population". American Journal of Preventive Medicine 36 (4): 366–375. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2009.01.013. 
    • National Osteoporosis Foundation (2014). "Having a Bone Density Test". nof.org. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
    • Lieberthal, A. S.; Carroll, A. E.; Chonmaitree, T.; Ganiats, T. G.; Hoberman, A.; Jackson, M. A.; Joffe, M. D.; Miller, D. T.; Rosenfeld, R. M.; Sevilla, X. D.; Schwartz, R. H.; Thomas, P. A.; Tunkel, D. E. (25 February 2013). "The Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media". PEDIATRICS 131 (3): e964–e999. doi:10.1542/peds.2012-3488. 
    • Venekamp, Roderick P; Sanders, Sharon; Glasziou, Paul P; Del Mar, Chris B; Rovers, Maroeska M; Venekamp, Roderick P (2013). "Antibiotics for acute otitis media in children". doi:10.1002/14651858.CD000219.pub3. 
    • Stewart, FH; Harper, CC; Ellertson, CE; Grimes, DA; Sawaya, GF; Trussell, J (May 2, 2001). "Clinical breast and pelvic examination requirements for hormonal contraception: Current practice vs evidence.". JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association 285 (17): 2232–9. PMID 11325325. 
    • Henderson, Jillian T.; Sawaya, George F.; Blum, Maya; Stratton, Laura; Harper, Cynthia C. (2010). "Pelvic Examinations and Access to Oral Hormonal Contraception". Obstetrics & Gynecology 116 (6): 1257–1264. doi:10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181fb540f. ISSN 0029-7844. 
    • Committee on Gynecologic Practice (August 2012). "Committee opinion no. 534: well-woman visit.". Obstetrics & Gynecology 120 (2, Part 1): 421–424. doi:10.1097/AOG.0b013e3182680517. 

Other layman guides cited include the following:

    1. Consumer Reports; American Academy of Family Physicians (May 2012), "Bone-density tests: When you need them — and when you don't" (PDF), Choosing Wisely: an initiative of the ABIM Foundation (Consumer Reports), retrieved August 14, 2012 </ref>
    2. Consumer Reports; American Academy of Family Physicians (April 2012), "EKGs and exercise stress tests: When you need them for heart disease — and when you don't" (PDF), Choosing Wisely: an initiative of the ABIM Foundation (Consumer Reports), retrieved August 14, 2012 
    3. Consumer Reports; American Academy of Family Physicians (April 2012), "Imaging tests for lower-back pain: When you need them—and when you don't" (PDF), Choosing Wisely: an initiative of the ABIM Foundation (Consumer Reports), retrieved August 14, 2012 
    4. Consumer Reports; American Academy of Family Physicians (May 2012), "Pap tests: When you need them—and when you don't" (PDF), Choosing Wisely: an initiative of the ABIM Foundation (Consumer Reports), retrieved August 17, 2012 
    5. Consumer Reports; American Academy of Family Physicians (April 2012), "Treating sinusitis: Don't rush to antibiotics" (PDF), Choosing Wisely: an initiative of the ABIM Foundation (Consumer Reports), retrieved August 17, 2012 

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