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(See the complete passage discussion here: lsat/viewtopic.php?t=14270)
GR, Must. The correct answer choice is (D)
This is a fairly unique question for the reading comprehension section; the correct answer choice
will likely provide a scenario that would be much more likley to offend the standard of theoretical
equipoise than offend the standard of clinical equipoise.
Answer choice (A): This choice would be equally likely to violate either type of equipoise, so this
cannot be the right answer.
Answer choice (B): This choice would be unlikely to violate either theoretical or clinical equipoise,
so it should be ruled out of contention.
Answer choice (C): The scenario presented in this choice would be likely to violate either one of the
two types of equipoise discussed in the passage.
Answer choice (D): This is the correct answer choice, although such preferences would be sure to
offend the standard of theoretical equipoise (which requires a lack of any preference), the scenario
presented in this answer choice conforms perfectly to the standard of clinical equipoise as described
beginning on line 52. Preferences among participating physicians should not, argues the author, be
an ethical bar, as long as there is the noted recognition that their less favored treatment is preferred by a sizable constituency of experts within the medical field.
Answer choice (E): This scenario would not likely offend either theoretical or clinical equipoise, so
it cannot be the right answer to this Must Be True question.