Resources Materials for Medical Practitioners

Improving the Appropriate Use of MRI for Lower Back Pain
MRI patient poster 8.5×11
Lumbar spine imaging screening form
Lower back pain handout

Improving Appropriate Testing
Thyroid patient poster 8.5×11
Prostate cancer patient poster 8.5×11
Colonoscopy patient poster 8.5×11

Antimicrobial Stewardship Resources
Antibiotic patient poster 8.5×11
Tips for health care providers (EN)
Tips for health care providers (FR)
Antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infections in Older People – Patient Information (EN)
Antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infections in Older People – Patient Information (FR)
Colds, Flu, and Other Respiratory Illnesses: Don’t Rush to Antibiotics (EN)
Colds, Flu, and Other Respiratory Illnesses: Don’t Rush to Antibiotics (FR)
Preventing Infections in the Hospital – Patient Information (EN)
Preventing Infections in the Hospital – Patient Information (FR)
Treating Sinus Infections – Patient Information (EN)
Treating Sinus Infections – Patient Information (FR)
Patient information – Three questions (EN)
Patient information – Three questions (FR)

Toolkit
Need change ideas or help with your Choosing Wisely implementation project? Check out Choosing Wisely Canada’s downloadable toolkits developed by clinicians who have successfully implemented Choosing Wisely recommendations in their setting.

Resources for Patients

Choosing Wisely Patient Pamphlets are meant to help patients learn about the tests, treatments, and procedures to question, when they are necessary and when they are not, and what patients can do to improve their health. Check out Choosing Wisely Canada’s downloadable Patient materials.

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