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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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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
Summary Background Lifelong antiplatelet treatment is recommended after ischaemic vascular events, on the basis of trials done… Expand
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Review
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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2014
2014
To assess the potential risk of tuberculosis (TB) in patients treated with anti‐tumor necrosis factor‐alpha (TNF‐α) agents in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Despite lacking evidence for its safety and efficacy, antipsychotic cotreatment is common in schizophrenia. OBJECTIVE… Expand
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2009
2009
BackgroundReporting numbers needed to treat (NNT) improves interpretability of trial results. It is unusual that continuous… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE 5-Hydroxytryptamine-3 receptor antagonists (5-HT(3) antagonists) are effective for preventing acute chemotherapy-induced… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
&NA; Peripheral neuropathic pain syndromes (PNPS) are difficult to treat because commonly used analgesics are often ineffective… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Article abstract Tricyclic antidepressants and anticonvulsants have become the mainstay in the treatment of pain in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background: Droperidol and 5‐HT3‐receptor antagonists are among the most potent antiemetics to prevent postoperative nausea and… 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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