I love it when ads for medical remedies claim to be “homeopathic.” That way I know straight away they’re no better than placebo.
—Steve Parker, M.D.
Filed under Quote of the Day
Tagged as homeopathy, placebo
Surely placebo is the “gold standard” treatment?
With Placebo, one has only the clinician time cost, and no side-effects.
I suggest that clinicians with a high placebo factor should be able to charge extra for their greater effectiveness.
I addition, those with a nocebo effect should pay a fine.
Funny stuff, LR!
Physicians do indeed vary in their powers of placebo and nocebo. And big red pills are always more potent than little white ones.
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