"Numbers Needed To Treat" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Number of patients who need to be treated in order to prevent one additional bad outcome. It is the inverse of Absolute Risk Reduction.
|Absolute Risk Reduction
- Absolute Risk Reduction
- Absolute Risk Reductions
- Reduction, Absolute Risk
- Reductions, Absolute Risk
- Risk Reduction, Absolute
- Risk Reductions, Absolute
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Numbers Needed To Treat".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Numbers Needed To Treat".
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