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Choosing Wisely: 5 recommendations for physical therapy

AANP SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

The American Physical Therapy Association's list of practices to question or avoid under the Choosing Wisely campaign says clinical use of passive physical agents such as heating pads and ultrasound offers no benefits to patients. The group also discouraged using whirlpool baths for wound care, prescribing bed rest for deep vein thrombosis, prescribing easy exercise routines and utilizing passive motion tools for knee replacement patients. ConsumerReports.org (09/15)


Antibiotics overprescribed in children with ear, throat infections

AANP SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014

Groups issue guidelines for screening heart problems in youths

AANP SmartBrief | Sep 18, 2014

Group recommends nonsurgical options for treating urinary incontinence

AANP SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014

Respiratory virus strain spreads to Northeast

AANP SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014

NP offers facts about enterovirus D68

AANP SmartBrief | Sep 15, 2014

Prenatal phthalate exposure may raise risk of childhood asthma

AANP SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

Study: Urine test effective in screening for HPV

AANP SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

Male pattern baldness linked to prostate cancer risk in study

AANP SmartBrief | Sep 16, 2014

Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

AANP SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014


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