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.

Apr 15, 2018 Issue
Qvar for Treatment of Chronic Asthma


Apr 1, 2018 Issue
Pneumococcal Vaccines in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


Mar 1, 2018 Issue
Combination LABA Inhalers Compared with High-Dose Inhaled Steroids for Adults with Asthma


Feb 1, 2018 Issue
Beta Blockers Compared with Other Drug Options for the Treatment of Hypertension


Jan 1, 2018 Issue
Stents for Stable Coronary Artery Disease


Dec 1, 2017 Issue
Topical Capsaicin for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Adults


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.


Sep 1, 2017 Issue
Varenicline for Smoking Cessation
Do the benefits outweigh the harms of using varenicline (Chantix) for smoking cessation? Read more to find out.


Aug 1, 2017 Issue
Antipsychotics for Fibromyalgia in Adults
Quetiapine may be considered for a limited period (less than 12 weeks) to improve pain, sleep, and depression in fibromyalgia, while considering the potential for weight gain.


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