Top 45 medical tests patients should question

Published On: Apr 04 2012 07:32:09 PM EDT

Doctors from nine leading medical specialty societies have created lists of "Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question" to help doctors and patients make wiser decisions about care. Read on to learn more about which overused or unnecessary medical tests and procedures to avoid in the future.

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Don’t administer erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs), which stimulate red blood cell production, to chronic kidney disease patients with blood levels greater than or equal to 10 g/dL without symptoms of anemia.

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