Thesis Proposal Name Institution Thesis Proposal The use of placebo remains the most contested and debated issue of this facet of clinical practice. This research proposal therefore seeks to answer the research question: Should the placebo be used in clinical practice and what are its ethical implications? First the definition of placebo as cited Ellenberg (2003) will be used for better understanding. The leading features of the placebo as “psychological non-specific or placebos. Seminars in Pain Medicine 3 (1) 7-14. Lichtenberg P. Heresco-Levy U. & Nitzan U. (2004). The ethics of the placebo in clinical practice. Journal of Medical Ethics 30 551-554. Linde K. (2013). The use of placebo interventions in clinical practice. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 21(2) 109-111. Linde K. Fässler M. & Meissner K. (2011). Placebo interventions placebo effects and clinical practice. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B Biological Sciences 366 1572 1905-12. [...]
You are required to conduct a comprehensive review of the literature on a relevant issue arising from clinical practice. You should discuss the implications of the evidence gathered from the literature review by developing one of the following proposals: Clinical Practice Innovation: To develop a proposal to describe an aspect of practice that should be changed or implemented based on sound evidence. Research Proposal to Generate New Knowledge: To develop a research proposal to answer a potential research question in order to generate new knowledge on a particular clinical issue.