Thursday, January 11, 2018

Healthy Public Policy Revisited: People Powered Health and Well-being; The Closing Keynote Speech at the 10th National Health Assembly of Thailand; Friday, 22nd December 2017 by Prof. Ilona Kickbusch

https://en.nationalhealth.or.th/healthy-public-policy-revisited-people-powered-health-and-wellbeing

Do I need an imaging study for my headache?

https://americanmigrainefoundation.org/understanding-migraine/need-imaging-study-headache/

An Implementation Guide to Reducing Overtreatment of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2664517

Too Many Older Patients Get Cancer Screenings

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/19/well/live/cancer-screening-tests-seniors-older-patients-harms-overdiagnosis-overtreatment.html

Over-Treatment as an Epidemic: Understanding Doctors’ Haste

https://saludmovil.com/over-treatment-as-an-epidemic-understanding-doctors-haste/

Exploring unnecessary invasive procedures in the United States: a retrospective mixed-methods analysis of cases from 2008-2016

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13037-017-0144-y

An overlooked epidemic: Older Americans taking too many unneeded drugs

https://www.dailynews.com/2017/12/12/an-overlooked-epidemic-older-americans-taking-too-many-unneeded-drugs/

Residents' self-report on why they order perceived unnecessary inpatient laboratory tests.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27520384

Evidence-Based Guidelines to Eliminate Repetitive Laboratory Testing.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29049500

Ordering unnecessary laboratory tests continues to be a problem

https://www.physiciansweekly.com/ordering-unnecessary-laboratory-tests-continues-to-be-a-problem/

The other big drug problem: Older people taking too many pills

https://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/advice/seniors-overprescribed-1.15936585