Evidence-Based Risk Communication: A Systematic ReviewEvidence-Based Risk Communication | Annals of Internal Medicine

Conclusion: Visual aids and absolute risk formats can improve patients’ understanding of probabilistic information, whereas numbers needed to treat can lessen their understanding. Due to study heterogeneity, the superiority of any single method for conveying probabilistic information is not established, but there are several good options to help clinicians communicate with patients.

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