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Emergency Medicine Resources

EBM Pyramid

Number Needed to Treat

Non-profit site featuring structured abstracts on therapeutics and diagnostics including pre-calculated NNT, Absolute Risks and/or Liklihood Ratios.

NNT overview and tools to analyze - Site put together by Health News Reviews with tools, explanations and further resources for understanding and applying NNT to your clinical questions.

Health News Reviews

A website/blog posting independent reviews of health stories reported in the media.

This podcast was heard on the PBS radio program "On The Media" on May 24, 2014 and features the founder of Health News Reviews Gary Schwitzer talking about "The Worried Well Whipped Into a Frenzy" or how health news is reported - or actually not repported very well - in mass media.