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Letters Placebo effect

Dangers of placebo

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 15 May 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1087
  1. Jean-Claude Grange, general practitioner
  1. 178200 Mantes-La-Jolie, France
  1. jcgrange{at}

The ins and outs of placebo use in medicine are unfortunately forgotten by doctors, especially when controlled clinical trials are concerned.1 So …

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