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AAP & POSNA Release a List of 5 Things Physicians & Patients Should Question

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), as part of the Choosing Wisely® campaign, released a list of specific orthopaedic tests and procedures that are commonly ordered but not always necessary when treating children for hip, foot and other musculoskeletal conditions.

The AAP Section on Orthopaedics, along with the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) produced the list of five targeted evidence-based recommendations after careful review and input from various expert committees in Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question.
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