Multidisciplinary team and specialised follow up (team) or telephone follow up and improved communication with primary care physician (telephone) v usual care in patients with heart failure*

OutcomeComparisonWeighted event ratesRRR (95% CI)NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article. A fixed effects model was used for all meta-analyses. Length of follow up ranged from 3–12 months.
Hospital admissionTeam or telephone v usual care41% v 47%13% (4 to 21)16 (10 to 48)
Team v usual care38% v 50%23% (14 to 32) 9 (6 to 15)