Sunday House Call, #691, April 14, 2019: Test your testing awareness by testing yourself about the necessity of tests.

Sunday House Call, #691, April 14, 2019: Test your testing awareness by testing yourself about the necessity of tests.


Topics today include:

A case of LESS is MORE; unnecessary lab tests CAN cause unneeded stress for patients.

These apps will help you prevent overtesting and reduce harm.:

Choosing Wisely Canada:
Web
Android App
iOS

Electronic Preventive Services Selector (EPSS)
Android
iOS

When we think of hypertension we think of high blood pressure. However, there is another form of hypertension that people do not think about. It affects the lung blood vessels. It is a progressive disease and if not caught early, has a high mortality rate.

Susan Bailey suffers from pulmonary hypertension and is organizing  a  gala for the second year to raise awareness and  to raise funds to help PH sufferers across Canada  and to also have some fun doing so.

The gala will be held on May 4, 2019 at the Highlands Golf Course.

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