For lecture on 3 June 2021
Number Needed to Harm: Treatments Can Hurt You< Back to search results
Many therapies you’ve been sold as “awesome” were, in fact, somewhat incremental with respect to benefits. But another problem is that a lot of those therapies are anything but benign. They come not only with costs, but also with side effects or problems.
- Format Videos
- Language/s English
- Target Audience Further education, Researchers, Self-directed learning
- EBM Stage 4 - Decision making
- Duration 5-15 mins
- Difficulty Intermediate
Key Concepts addressed
This six-minute video by Healthcare Triage explains Number Needed to Harm (NNH) and how it can be used to show the balance between benefits and harms of treatments.