Prescribing Placebos

Some articles on placebo, prescribing placebos, prescribing, placebos:

Psorizide Forte - Evidence - Ethics and Safety
... as pseudoscience and quackery, or, in the words of a 1998 medical review, "placebo therapy at best and quackery at worst." The Chief Medical Officer for England, Dame ... is reluctant to address the appropriateness and ethics of prescribing placebos to patients, which usually relies on some degree of patient deception ... Prescribing of placebos is not consistent with informed patient choice - which the Government claims is very important - as it means patients do not have all the information ...
Acunol - Regulation and Prevalence
... is not efficacious (that is, it does not work beyond the placebo effect) and that explanations for why homeopathy would work are scientifically implausible ... In the Committee’s view, homeopathy is a placebo treatment and the Government should have a policy on prescribing placebos ... The Government is reluctant to address the appropriateness and ethics of prescribing placebos to patients, which usually relies on some degree of patient deception ...
Psorizide Forte - Regulation and Prevalence
... is not efficacious (that is, it does not work beyond the placebo effect) and that explanations for why homeopathy would work are scientifically implausible ... In the Committee's view, homeopathy is a placebo treatment and the Government should have a policy on prescribing placebos ... address the appropriateness and ethics of prescribing placebos to patients, which usually relies on some degree of patient deception ...
Acunol - Evidence - Ethics and Safety
... and quackery, or, in the words of a 1998 medical review, "placebo therapy at best and quackery at worst." Jack Killen, acting deputy director of the National Center for ... In the Committee’s view, homeopathy is a placebo treatment and the Government should have a policy on prescribing placebos ... The Government is reluctant to address the appropriateness and ethics of prescribing placebos to patients, which usually relies on some degree of patient deception ...