Hofling et al 1966

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Hofling et al 1966


To see whether nurses would give a drug to a patient when asked by a doctor, being an authority figure, over the phone


Field experiment

22 night nurses

Dr Smith rings ward to see whether they have the drug 'Astrofen' and to give 20mg to a patient

The stated max dose was 10mg

They were unable to give it


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