Letters Placebo effect

Human effect is important

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39577.509468.3A (Published 15 May 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1087
  1. Robert W Leckridge, locum consultant
  1. 1Glasgow Homeopathic Hospital, Glasgow G12 0XQ
  1. bobleckridge{at}gmail.com

The dismissal of non-specific effects of care as placebo effects (which are rated as sham, pretend, dishonest or false) does a huge disservice to patients and to doctors. The take home …

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