\ʃˈam tɹˈiːtmənt], \ʃˈam tɹˈiːtmənt], \ʃ_ˈa_m t_ɹ_ˈiː_t_m_ə_n_t]\
Definitions of SHAM TREATMENT
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Any dummy medication or treatment. Although placebos originally were medicinal preparations having no specific pharmacological activity against a targeted condition, the concept has been extended to include treatments or procedures, especially those administered to control groups in clinical trials in order to provide baseline measurements for the experimental protocol.
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