Fake surgeries & dummy pills - control for bias and study design in trials on treatment efficacy in chronic pain

In this talk Karolina will present various types of study design she has used in trials of treatments for chronic pain. Karolina will also discuss why blinding is important and why a placebo control may be necessary, even in surgical trials.

This talk is being held as part of the Introduction to Study Design and Research Methods module which is part of the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care.

This is a free even and member of the public are welcome to attend.