"Unnecessary Procedures" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Diagnostic, therapeutic, and investigative procedures prescribed and performed by health professionals, the results of which do not justify the benefits or hazards and costs to the patient.
- Unnecessary Procedures
- Procedure, Unnecessary
- Procedures, Unnecessary
- Unnecessary Procedure
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Unnecessary Procedures" by people in Profiles.
Repetitive Imaging following Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Excavatum Is Unnecessary. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Oct; 29(5):408-411.
Peripheral Intravenous Line Placement and Utilization in an Academic Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2016 Feb; 50(2):235-8.
How Accurate Is the Dating of Scheduled 39-Week Deliveries? Am J Perinatol. 2016 Mar; 33(4):364-9.
Observation for isolated traumatic skull fractures in the pediatric population: unnecessary and costly. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Apr; 51(4):654-8.
Assessment of coronary artery disease risk in 5463 patients undergoing cardiac surgery: when is preoperative coronary angiography necessary? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Nov; 146(5):1055-1063, 1064.e1; discussion 1063-1064.
Increase in mastectomies performed in patients in the community setting undergoing MRI. Breast J. 2011 May-Jun; 17(3):256-9.
Clinical inquiries. What are the benefits of treating sleep apnea? J Fam Pract. 2001 Dec; 50(12):1024.
Reducing EKG use with the support of physicians and patients. J Healthc Qual. 1997 Jan-Feb; 19(1):19-21.