Emergency Medicine Reports (Vol. 36, No. 17) - The “Choosing Wisely”® Campaign: An Evidence-Based Review of the Recommendations: Part I – August 9, 2015

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Release date: August 2015

Valid through: August 2018

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This CME activity is intended for emergency physicians and family physicians.


  • Recognize specific conditions in patients presenting to the emergency department
  • Apply state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic techniques to patients with the particular medical problems discussed in the publication
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of the particular medical problems discussed in the publication
  • Explain both the likely and rare complications that may be associated with the particular medical problems discussed in the publication.

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  • 2.5 ACEP Credits
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Faculty Listing


Ademola Adewale, MD, FAAEM, Assistant Program Director, Director of Research/Medical Simulation, Florida Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency, Orlando, FL.

Peer Reviewer

Allen Bookatz, MD, Immediate Past Management Fellow, CEP America.


Sandra M. Schneider, MD, Professor, Emergency Medicine, Hofstra North Shore LIJ, School of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York

J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD, Chair, Emergency Medicine Department, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona

Executive Editor: Shelly Morrow Mark

Financial Disclosure

Author Dr. Ademola Adewale, Peer reviewer Dr. Allen Bookatz, Editor Dr. Sandra Schneider, and Continuing Education and Editorial Director Lee Landenberger report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Dr. Roger Farel (CME question reviewer) owns stock in Johnson & Johnson. Dr. J. Stephan Stapczynski (editor) owns stock in Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, AxoGen, Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc., and Bristol Myers Squibb. Shelly Morrow Mark (executive editor) reports that her husband works for a company that creates advertising for Uroplasty.

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