Online Grand Rounds and Video Library
Use of Placebos
Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture
Commentator: Gary Walco, PhD, Seattle Children’s Hospital
Case Presenter: Benjamin Wilfond, MD, Seattle Children’s Hospital
Drs. Walco and Wilfond discuss some of the ethical challenges of using placebos to assess pain in children. There may be limited role for placebos, with the patient's agreement.