First Do No Harm. A guide for choosing wisely in general practice

First do no harm Expert Steering Group, Brett David Montgomery, Christine F. Walker, Lyn Yeowart

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First do no harm: A guide to choosing wisely in general practice is an evidence-based resource with a primary focus on reducing patient harms and avoiding low-value care. This online, ‘living’ resource will provide both general practitioners (GPs) and patients with information on: overused tests, overdiagnosed and overtreated conditions, interventions with insufficient evidence.

Importantly, First do no harm is designed to enable positive and constructive conversations between GPs and patients, providing information and tools to assist in shared decision making. First do no harm will help empower patients to make informed and balanced decisions about their health, including information they should consider asking their GP
Original languageEnglish
PublisherThe Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Publication statusPublished - 24 Nov 2022


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