Many of us are familiar with the idea of placebos in drugs trials, but how can we use placebos in surgical trials? Professor Andy Carr will talk about why we do surgical trials, the unexpected use of placebo surgery and some of his recent findings from surgical trials using placebos.
Andy Carr is the Nuffield Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Oxford. He is an inter-disciplinary researcher distinguished for evaluating and developing surgical implants and technologies and for his leadership in surgical and musculoskeletal research.
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