Basic statistics for clinicians: 3. Assessing the effects of treatment: measures of association.

@article{Jaeschke1995BasicSF,
  title={Basic statistics for clinicians: 3. Assessing the effects of treatment: measures of association.},
  author={Roman C Jaeschke and Gordon H. Guyatt and Harriet Shannon and Sabine Walter and Deborah J Cook and N Heddle},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1995},
  volume={152 3},
  pages={351-7}
}
In the third of a series of four articles the authors show the calculation of measures of association and discuss their usefulness in clinical decision making. From the rates of death or other "events" in experimental and control groups in a clinical trial, we can calculate the relative risk (RR) of the event after the experimental treatment, expressed as a percentage of the risk without such treatment. The absolute risk reduction (ARR) is the difference in the risk of an event between the… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 43 extracted citations

Meta-analysis on the efficacy and tolerability of the augmentation of antidepressants with atypical antipsychotics in patients with major depressive disorder

Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas • 2014
View 1 Excerpt

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 references

Endo - scopic sclerotherapy as compared with endoscopic ligation for bleeding esophageal varices

GV Stiegman, JS Goff, PA Michaletz-Onody
N Engi J Med • 1992

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…