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Category: Medical Overuse

Episode 3: Revising a treatment plan — providing less treatment because of new test results or a change in care plan goals

Specific scenario: Not renewing a prescription for pain medication after elective hip replacement surgery.

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Episode 2: Recommending an initial treatment plan that is less intensive than the patient expects

Specific scenario:  Recommending moderate movement, ice, and OTC pain relievers as an initial treatment plan for back pain

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Episode 1: Not doing a diagnostic test that the patient expects

Specific scenario: Not ordering a urinalysis in an elderly patient

Print the listening guide to use throughout your listening sessions to learn about the skills that each episode demonstrates—and why those skills are important.

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