Archive for the ‘Choosing wisely’ Category

Guidelines for the pediatrician’s role in managing food allergies in schools

  As a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) I receive the AAP News. In this publication there is a section that focuses on a Subspecialty. The June 2014 edition of the News highlighted allergy in the article ‘New Guidelines outline pediatrician’s role in managing food allergies in schools’ . The article was written […]

June 9, 2014 · fleickly · No Comments
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Choosing Wisely- Tests and Procedures used in Allergy

With great regularity, our section (Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy, and Sleep Medicine at Riley Childrens Hospital) offers a CME program. The sponsor (the sancting of the CME) is the Indiana University School of Medicine, Continuing Education Department. Michell Howenstine MD, has organized this program since its inception and she tries to select topics that not only are […]

March 14, 2013 · fleickly · No Comments
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Allergy Fast Facts

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) puts out a newsletter each month (AAP News). This month there was a few inserts; one dealing with the 2012-2013 Influenza Vaccine Guidelines and the other was ‘Fast Facts on Allergy Testing’. ‘Fast Facts’ was written by Dr. Scott Sicherer for the AAP Section on Allergy and Immunology. This […]

October 10, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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Choose Wisely Campaign

How would you like to undergo a blood test or have your child undergo a blood test only to discover that the test is of no clinical value in the day to day diagnosis and management of a medical condition? What if that test gave a result that was contrary to your own observations or […]

July 17, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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