Effects of homoeopathy

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7003.510c (Published 19 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:510
  1. E Ernst
  1. Professor of complementary medicine Centre for Complementary Health Studies, University of Exeter, Exeter EX2 4NT

    Trial did not evaluate “true” homoeopathy

    EDITOR,--Per Lokken and colleagues have made a laudable attempt to evaluate homoeopathy scientifically.1 For orthodox methodologists the design of their study will seem rigorous, and therefore most conventional physicians and dentists will conclude that homoeopathy is not effective for the given indication. Homoeopaths, on the other hand, might have doubts about this conclusion, arguing that the protocol did …

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