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journal article 
Author(s):
Linde, Klaus; Friedrichs, Clara; Alscher, Anna; Wagenpfeil, Stefan; Meissner, Karin; Schneider, Antonius 
Title:
The use of placebo and non-specific therapies and their relation to basic professional attitudes and the use of complementary therapies among German physicians--a cross-sectional survey. 
Abstract:
We aimed to investigate the use of placebos (e.g. saline injections) and non-specific treatments (e.g. vitamin supplements in individuals without a relevant deficiency) among physicians working in private practices in Germany, and how such use is associated with the belief in and the use of complementary and alternative treatments, and basic professional attitudes. A four-page questionnaire was sent to nationwide random samples of general practitioners (GP), internists and orthopaedists working...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
PLoS ONE 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
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Pages contribution:
e92938 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeinmedizin