2018 Update on Pediatric Medical Overuse: A Review

@article{Coon20192018UO,
  title={2018 Update on Pediatric Medical Overuse: A Review},
  author={Eric R. Coon and Ricardo A. Quinonez and Daniel J. Morgan and Sanket S. Dhruva and Timmy Ho and Nathan M Money and Alan R. Schroeder},
  journal={JAMA Pediatrics},
  year={2019},
  volume={173},
  pages={379–384}
}
Importance Efforts to combat medical overuse have gained traction in recent years, but success has been intermittent and shortcomings have been recognized. A commitment to a strong evidence base is needed to more broadly engage clinicians and reduce overuse. Observations A structured MEDLINE search and a manual review of tables of contents from selected high-impact journals was performed to identify original research published in 2017 relevant to pediatric overuse. Articles were scored from low… Expand
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