Errors and risks in medical self-experimentation


Medical experiments done by physicians upon themselves (autoexperiments) have never evoked disapprobation, but rather have excited admiration, and yet it is curious that, of those recorded, some of the most dangerous were intended to prove, and were supposed to have proved, theories that are now known to be entirely incorrect.

Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Date of last update
24.10.2017 – 19:23 CEST