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2014-01-28 16:25:34

Critical Care Societies Collaborative issues list of clinical practices to question as part of Choosing Wisely® initiative ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) -- as part of the Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC) -- has identified five routine critical care practices that should be questioned because they may not always be necessary and could, in fact, be harmful. Its efforts support Choosing Wisely®, an...

2014-01-22 23:01:55

Choosing Wisely® Content Now Made Available to Millions of iTriage Consumers NEW YORK and DENVER (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Consumer Reports and iTriage®, a market leader in consumer health care technology, today announced a partnership to make the ABIM Foundation’s “Choosing Wisely” initiative available to millions of iTriage consumers across the country. "Choosing Wisely" decision aids will be available on iTriage’s web and mobile platforms to help patients...

2013-12-19 23:04:42

Choosing Wisely® initiative urges patients to question physicians about which lab tests are necessary Chicago (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 A new online toolkit puts resources in the hands of pathologists and medical laboratory scientists to promote conversations between physicians and patients about which diagnostic tests are appropriate. The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) unveiled the toolkit during a symposium, “Choosing Wisely®: How California Pathologists Can...

2013-11-19 23:23:44

ASCP, CSP Collaborate to Help Reduce Inappropriate Testing Chicago (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Launching a grassroots effort to reduce inappropriate or over-utilized lab testing and improve the quality and safety of medicine, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is collaborating with the California Society of Pathologists (CSP) to present a Choosing Wisely® symposium at CSP’s 2013 Annual Meeting on Dec. 7, 2013. “Choosing Wisely: How California Pathologists Can...

2013-03-29 23:03:13

Daniel Wolfson from the ABIM Foundation will be speaking to doctors in Albany, NY about the Choosing Wisely initiative, a program designed to help patients and physicians engage in conversations about the overuse of tests and procedures, and promote the effective use of health care resources. Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Studies have shown that as much as 30 percent of all health care procedures and treatments delivered in the United States are duplicative or unnecessary, and may not...

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Annals of Internal Medicine
2012-05-07 07:34:57

Annals of Internal Medicine is an academic medical journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It was founded in 1927. It has been published biweekly (on the first and third Tuesday of each month) since 1988. The current editor is Christine Laine (as of May 2012). Its archives back to 1993 are available on the journal’s website in text formats. PDF formats are accessible back to 1999. Some material over six months old is open-access, and all material is provided free to...

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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.