Choosing Wisely

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Choosing Wisely. Kenneth Brummel-Smith, MD Charlotte Edwards Maguire Professor of Geriatrics Florida State University College of Medicine. Choosing Wisely Campaign. Started by the ABIM Foundation in 2012 60 medical societies have joined - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Evidence-Based Methods to Reduce Medications in Older Patients

Choosing WiselyKenneth Brummel-Smith, MDCharlotte Edwards Maguire Professor of GeriatricsFlorida State University College of Medicine1Choosing Wisely CampaignStarted by the ABIM Foundation in 201260 medical societies have joinedList of 5 things (tests or treatments) that should not be doneEducate doctors the medical societiesEducate patients Consumer reports

Examples - GeriatricsDont use feeding tubes in patients with advanced dementia; instead offer oral assisted feeding.Avoid using medications to achieve hemoglobin A1c