The Good Stewardship Working Group
In pursuit of better stewardship of scarce medical resources, this piece review recommendations by expert panels and research base for changing prevailing practice patterns in five specific areas of primary care, like imaging for low back pain and using antibiotics for sinusitis. A big part of the learning curve in working among the poor and uninsured is being discrete in testing and treatment. Such guidelines help support a biblical model of stewardship. From Ed.