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  1. Number needed to treat (NNT).

    Article - En anglais

    Because decisions regarding therapy are so common in clinical practice, the application of number needed to treat (NNT) is one of the most important evidence-based medicine skills to be acquired.

    NNT provides a clinically useful « yardstick » of the effort required to have a beneficial outcome or prevent a bad outcome with a therapy.

    A brief overview of the concept, derivation, and application of NNT is presented.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Traitement, Efficacité traitement, Prise décision, Nombre, Malade, Condition nécessaire, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Concept, Evaluation, Méthodologie, Homme, Médecine factuelle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Treatment, Treatment efficiency, Decision making, Number, Patient, Necessary condition, United States, North America, America, Concept, Evaluation, Methodology, Human, Evidence based medecine

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0212171

    Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 16/11/1999.