January 2005
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 142 Issue 1, pA19
Academic Journal
The article presents a glossary. Authors were deemed to have taken adequate measures to conceal allocation to study groups from those responsible for assessing patients for entry in the trial. Number needed to treat, the number of patients who need to be treated to prevent one additional bad outcome, calculated as 1/ARR, rounded up to the next highest whole number and accompanied by its 95 percent CI. Absolute benefit increase, the absolute arithmetic difference in event rates.


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