Prescribing Placebos

Some articles on placebo, prescribing placebos:

Psorizide Forte - Regulation and Prevalence
... shows that homeopathy is not efficacious (that is, it does not work beyond the placebo effect) and that explanations for why homeopathy would work are ... In the Committee's view, homeopathy is a placebo treatment and the Government should have a policy on prescribing placebos ... to address the appropriateness and ethics of prescribing placebos to patients, which usually relies on some degree of patient deception ...
Acunol - Regulation and Prevalence
... (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 ... is reluctant to address the appropriateness and ethics of prescribing placebos to patients, which usually relies on some degree of patient deception ...
Acunol - 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." Jack Killen, acting deputy director of the National Center for Complementary and ... 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 - Evidence - Ethics and Safety
... or, in the words of a 1998 medical review, "placebo therapy at best and quackery at worst." The Chief Medical Officer for England, Dame Sally Davies, has stated that homeopathic remedies are "rubbish" and do not ... In the Committee's view, homeopathy is a placebo treatment and the Government should have a policy on prescribing placebos ... is reluctant to address the appropriateness and ethics of prescribing placebos to patients, which usually relies on some degree of patient deception ...