What's in Placebos: Who Knows? Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials

@article{Golomb2010WhatsIP,
  title={What's in Placebos: Who Knows? Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials},
  author={Beatrice Alexandra Golomb and Laura C. Erickson and Sabrina Koperski and D Sack and Murray W. Enkin and Jeremy Howick},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={153},
  pages={532 - 535}
}
BACKGROUND No regulations govern placebo composition. The composition of placebos can influence trial outcomes and merits reporting. PURPOSE To assess how often investigators specify the composition of placebos in randomized, placebo-controlled trials. DATA SOURCES 4 English-language general and internal medicine journals with high impact factors. STUDY SELECTION 3 reviewers screened titles and abstracts of the journals to identify randomized, placebo-controlled trials published from… 
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