Acupuncture Is Theatrical Placebo

  title={Acupuncture Is Theatrical Placebo},
  author={D. Colquhoun and S. Novella},
  journal={Anesthesia & Analgesia},
  • D. Colquhoun, S. Novella
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Pain is a big problem. If you read about pain management centers, you might think it had been solved. It has not. And when no effective treatment exists for a medical problem, it leads to a tendency to clutch at straws. Research has shown that acupuncture is little more than such a straw.Although it 
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