TITLE

sham therapy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1984
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "sham therapy" is presented. It refers to a treatment that has no known therapeutic effect. Clinical researchers, trying to find if another intervention will be more effective than doing nothing, sometimes employ such treatment.
ACCESSION #
21245518

 

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