Modern medicine has given us a multitude of test and treatment options, but sometimes it is hard to know if the test your doctor is offering is truly needed.
Since 2012, the Choosing Wisely campaign has coordinated with leading medical specialty societies to identify medical procedures and treatments that are commonly overused, and may not be backed by evidence that shows they help. On Feb. 21, the campaign released a new list of 90 common tests, procedures and medication therapies that are not always necessary.
Here are 11 of their findings. To see the full list, visit the Choosing Wisely website .