Choosing Wisely Alberta priority topics

See all Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations and resources, by specialty

The following five priority topics aim to improve quality of care, patient satisfaction and efficient use of health care resources

Low Back Pain Demonstration Project

Chronic headaches

Minor Head trauma

Blood transfusion

Vitamin D testing

  • Key Message: Don’t routinely measure Vitamin D in low risk adults. (Lab)

Looking for more information? Email Dr. Lyle Mittelsteadt, Assistant Executive Director, Professional Affairs, at

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