AFP DEPARTMENT COLLECTION
Medicine by the Numbers
From The NNT Group, these provide short, concise, evidence-based ratings of therapies, diagnostic tests, and risk assessments commonly used in family medicine. These rating are based on patient-important benefits and harms.
Nov 1, 2017 Issue
Statins in Persons at Low Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Despite the small reductions in nonfatal heart attacks and strokes, statins were not associated with a reduction in serious illness overall
Oct 1, 2017 Issue
Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After MI Reduces Major Adverse Cardiac Events
In patients who are stable one year post-MI, prolonged use of dual antiplatelet therapy may be an effective treatment to decrease major cardiac events and cardiovascular mortality.