1. ACP Internist: using placebos

ACP Internist is assessing how often physicians prescribe placebos and, if so, under what circumstances. Results are not scientific and do not constitute a clinical recommendation for or against their use. An aggregate will be used in news coverage in an upcoming issue of ACP Internist.

1. How often do you prescribe placebos?

2. What do you use as placebos? (Check all that apply.)

3. Why do you prescribe placebos, or refuse to do so?

4. What conditions do you use them for?

5. I'd be willing to be interviewed by a reporter from ACP Internist: