• 24Jan

    BMJ article on communicating risk to patients

     

    The BMJ has published an article on communicating risk to patients and how to improve the communication of research findings.

    The article identifies that odds ratios are not well understood and when communicating risks to patients,and  it is important to be able to frame the statistics in a meaningful and easily understood metric.

    This paper provides practical advice for authors and readers on converting odds ratios to relative risks, and includes case studies and examples.

    The article can be read here.