Intended for healthcare professionals


Short cuts: Two antiplatelet agents work better than one after stroke

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 15 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1418

In the final item of these Short Cuts by Alison Tonks (BMJ 2006;332:1264-5, 27 May), the number needed to treat for a combination of aspirin and dipyridamole should have been 33. The value of 104 that we gave (and which is given in the Lancet paper cited) refers to the number needed to treat per year.


View Abstract