Research Ethics Lecture - Placebo: The Power of Nothing presented by Dr. Kristy S. Deep
Placebo: The Power of Nothing
Presented by: Kristy S. Deep, MD, MA, FACP
Internal Medicine Residency Program Director
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
The idea of placebo controlled trials is relatively new in medicine, but has become the gold standard in research. But is placebo really inert? We’ll explore the mechanisms behind the placebo effect and examine how study design could potentially leverage placebo response to alter outcomes.
After completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the placebo response in clinical trials.
2. Evaluate the mechanism of the placebo effect.
3. Assess how study design can impact placebo response.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Lunch provided by the UK Program for Bioethics.
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