Speaker(s)

Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture

Commentator: Gary Walco, PhD, University of Washington
Case Presenter: Benjamin Wilfond, MD, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Date

8.12.10

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.