Top 45 medical tests patients should question

Published On: Apr 04 2012 04:32:09 PM PDT

Doctors from nine leading medical specialty societies have created lists of "Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question" to help doctors and patients make wiser decisions about care. Read on to learn more about which overused or unnecessary medical tests and procedures to avoid in the future.

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Do not repeat colonoscopy for at least five years for patients who have one or two small benign polyps, without pre-cancerous lesions, completely removed via a high-quality colonoscopy.

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