Understand how to calculate "number needed to treat" (NNT) as Dr. Seheult tackles this board question provided by BoardVitals.
Knowledge of NNT is important for most medical professionals and medical statistics questions are common on board exams. This video illustrates valuable strategy tips for "number needed to treat" and epidemiology questions. Includes discussion on absolute risk reduction and relative risk reduction.
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Speaker: Roger Seheult, MD
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Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.
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