Is it ethical to undertake a pilot looking at feasibility of recruiting children 8 to 18 with CFS and ME into an RCT comparing Lightning Process and specialist medical care when no rigorous RCTs into the application of LP in adults have been undertaken?

Shortlink: http://wp.me/p5foE-2W3  or  http://tinyurl.com/LightningProcessPilotStudyPoll

Update @ 5 August

Poll now closed

Thank you to everyone who registered their opinion.

For background to this issue see ME agenda Post 5 July 2010:

Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Adjudication: Withinspiration (Lightning Process)  

Poll: Is it ethical to undertake a pilot study looking at the feasibility of recruiting children aged 8 to 18 with CFS and ME into a randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing the Lightning Process and specialist medical care when no rigorous RCTs into the application of the Lightning Process in adults with CFS and ME have been undertaken?

 

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