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The numbers needed to treat for neurological disorders



The numbers needed to treat for neurological disorders



Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 32(4): 440-449



Background: Numerous therapeutic interventions have been developed in the neurosciences. Clinicians need summary measures about efficacy of therapies that derive from the best available evidence, and that can be readily extrapolated to clinical practice. The number needed to treat (NNT) is intuitive and clinically applicable. We provide clinicians with a single source that summarizes important therapies in the main neurological and neurosurgical areas.

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DOI: 10.1017/s031716710000442x


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