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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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The next TI Best Evidence course is on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Surrey Memorial Hospital, organized in collaboration with
Wed, Jul 30, 2014
Source: Therapeutics Initiative
Physicians still apply strategies for MI care devised in men, for men, by men, overlooking different diagnostic criteria for women,
Fri, Jul 25, 2014
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine
Technological advances, greater demands from patients and insurers, and a host of other stressors are pushing doctors to the brink.
Fri, Jul 25, 2014
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine
An excellent article published on 13 June 2014 in the BMJ recounts a brief history of evidence-based medicine and asks
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