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Numbers Needed To Treat

Number of patients who need to be treated in order to prevent one additional bad outcome. It is the inverse of Absolute Risk Reduction.
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2014
Review
2014
Randomized controlled trials have demonstrated the efficacy of bisphosphonates (BP) in improving BMD and reducing fracture risk… Expand
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2010
Review
2010
&NA; Randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled trials on neuropathic pain treatment are accumulating, so an updated review of… Expand
Review
2006
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2006
OBJECTIVE To determine the numbers needed to treat (NNT) and relative risk reduction (RRR) associated with neuromuscular training… Expand
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2005
Review
2005
&NA; New studies of the treatment of neuropathic pain have increased the need for an updated review of randomized, double‐blind… Expand
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2002
Review
2002
BackgroundThere is debate concerning methods for calculating numbers needed to treat (NNT) from results of systematic reviews… Expand
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2002
Review
2002
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  • 2002
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BackgroundCalculation of numbers needed to treat (NNT) is more complex from meta-analysis than from single trials. Treating the… Expand
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2002
Review
2002
BACKGROUND Schizophrenia can be a severe and chronic illness characterised by lack of insight and poor compliance with treatment… Expand
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2000
Review
2000
Article abstract Tricyclic antidepressants and anticonvulsants have become the mainstay in the treatment of pain in… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Tricyclic antidepressants and carbamazepine have become the mainstay in the treatment of neuropathic pain. Within the last decade… Expand
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1999
Review
1999
UNLABELLED We assessed the efficacy of nonpharmacologic techniques to prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) by… Expand