Daily Archives: September 19, 2014

Episode 6: The Number Needed to Treat

[soundcloud_ultimate track=https://soundcloud.com/adamrodman/the-number-needed-to-treat] In this episode of Bedside Rounds, we discuss how risks and benefits are communicated by scientists and physicians, and why those numbers you see in advertisements and newspapers might not be the clearest way to express risk. I’m looking at a newspaper ad from 2009 for Lipitor right […]