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BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 28 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3035
  1. Martin Sprenger, coordinator, postgraduate public health programme1
  1. 1Medical University of Graz, 8010 Graz, Austria
  1. martin.sprenger{at}

    Clinical epidemiology is now well established. Therefore no article should be published without mentioning the number needed to treat. This is especially important when dealing with issues around medical prevention, such as …

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