ethics11 - when really they are not, which could...

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HW #11 Placebo controlled trials are trials in which some patients are given the actual medication and others are given nothing and just think they are receiving the medication. Some of the ethical issues involved in this are that the patients are not aware of who is getting what. The patients who are on the placebo drugs believe they are being treated
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Unformatted text preview: when really they are not, which could potentially worsen there condition. Also many people enter these trials as their last chance and it is almost like they are tricking these people since they are really doing nothing for them....
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