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 use white cell stimulating factors for primary prevention of febrile neutropenia, or fever in a person with a low white cell count, for patients with less than 20 percent risk for this complication.

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