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Number Needed To Treat

Number Needed To Treat (NNT) is a powerful tool to communicate benefit and harm that both patients and doctors can understand. Some medicines or treatments work better than others. In order to compare medicines to each other fairly, we can use the NNT to summarize a treatment’s effect. The NNT says this: how many people does the doctor have to treat to help just one of them? Read more here.


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Found this on Feedly today. Just goes to show that, despite international agreements and bans on this type of research
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
Source: CURIOS
Currently at the Canadian Conference on Medical Education #ccme15. Thought this post might be useful as much conference content is
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In the latest Therapeutics Letter (#93 Jan-Feb 2015) UBC's Therapeutics Initiative questions the claims for newer drugs for overactive bladder.
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Source: Therapeutics Initiative
Issue 93
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Source: Therapeutics Initiative

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