|February 2013 · Vol. 62, No. 02: E1-E5
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: ORIGINAL RESEARCH
Do drug treatment POEMs report data in clinically useful ways?
Not often enough, our study finds. More researchers need to report their results in terms of absolute risk reductions and numbers needed to treat and to harm.
Spartanburg Family Medicine Residency Program, Spartanburg, SC
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Carolinas Campus, Spartanburg, SC
The authors reported no potential conflict of interest relevant to this article.
These findings were presented at the 44th annual meeting of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, New Orleans, La, April 30, 2011.