Evid Based Nurs 5:54 doi:10.1136/ebn.5.2.54
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Review: multidisciplinary disease management programmes do not reduce death or recurrent myocardial infarction but reduce admission to hospital

Multidisciplinary disease management programme (DMP) v usual care for coronary artery disease at 0.5–48 months†

Weighted event rates
Outcomes DMP Usual care RRR (95% CI) NNT (CI)
†MI = myocardial infarction. Other abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
‡Calculated from data provided by author.
Recurrent MI 7.7% 7.8% 6% (–10 to 20) Not significant
All cause mortality 8.04% 8.1% 9% (−4 to 21) Not significant
Hospital admission‡ 23% 27% 14% (4 to 23) 30 (17 to 125)

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