Surgical trial: possibilities and objections.

  • Gianluca Merlo
  • Published 1984 in
    European surgical research. Europaische…

Abstract

Trials are widely regarded as the best method for assessing the effectiveness of new techniques. The placebo effect of surgery is a real but little considered fact; other problems that arise in surgical trials are the skills of the participating surgeons, the random assignment of patients and the impossibility of a wholly blind approach. This paper… (More)

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