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Clinical significance of the placebo effect

Der Anaesthesist

Apr 26, 2008

J Oeltjenbruns, M Schäfer

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Placebo controlled studies examining clinical problems, e.g. in pain therapy, are considered the "gold standard" for evidence-based medicine. In these studies the placebo effect itself is not the main focus of interest, but serves more as a control for the specificity of the effect of a...read more

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Pain, Postoperative
Research Methodology
Absence of Pain Sensation
Controlled Clinical Trials, Randomized
Evidence-Based Medicine
Placebo Effect
Organism
Pain Relief brand of acetaminophen
Endogenous Opiates
Pain, Splitting
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Clinical significance of the placebo effect

Der Anaesthesist

Apr 26, 2008

J Oeltjenbruns, M Schäfer

PMID: 18437321

DOI: 10.1007/s00101-008-1370-6

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