Clinical use of placebo treatments may undermine the trust of patients : a response to Gold and Lichtenberg

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dc.contributor University of Helsinki, Hjelt Institute (-2014) en
dc.contributor University of Helsinki, Hjelt Institute (-2014) en
dc.contributor.author Louhiala, Pekka
dc.contributor.author Hemila, Harri
dc.contributor.author Puustinen, Raimo
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-29T14:39:00Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-29T14:39:00Z
dc.date.issued 2014-11
dc.identifier.citation Louhiala , P , Hemila , H & Puustinen , R 2014 , ' Clinical use of placebo treatments may undermine the trust of patients : a response to Gold and Lichtenberg ' , Journal of Medical Ethics , vol. 40 , no. 11 , pp. 787-788 . https://doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2014-102219 en
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dc.description.abstract There is an obvious need for a critical discussion of the concepts ‘placebo’ and ‘placebo effect’. In a recent paper on the use of placebos in clinical medicine, Gold and Lichtenberg note the conceptual difficulties but use the terminology in a confused way throughout their paper. In our response, we demonstrate these problems with a few examples from their paper. en
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dc.language.iso eng
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dc.subject Placebo en
dc.subject 3142 Public health care science, environmental and occupational health en
dc.title Clinical use of placebo treatments may undermine the trust of patients : a response to Gold and Lichtenberg en
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dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2014-102219
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