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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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