Things We Do for No Reason : Lumbar Punctures in Low-Risk Febrile Infants with Bronchiolitis

J Hosp Med. 2020 Mar;15(3):181-183. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3317.


Inspired by the ABIM Foundation's Choosing Wisely® campaign, the "Things We Do for No Reason " (TWDFNR) series reviews practices that have become common parts of hospital care but may provide little value to our patients. Practices reviewed in the TWDFNR series do not represent "black and white" conclusions or clinical practice standards but are meant as a starting place for research and active discussions among hospitalists and patients. We invite you to be part of that discussion.