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Overview of Systematic Reviews on the Clinical Efficacy of Homeopathy

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Systematic reviews are used to filter conclusive, reproducible information – usually concerning the effectiveness of medical interventions – from the overwhelming quantity of individual study results. For this purpose research results are systematically collected, evaluated and summarized. They differ from traditional reviews and expert commentaries in that they have a scientific, transparent and reproducible approach which tries to minimize the risk of bias. Systematic reviews are not so much about reflecting expert opinions; rather, they seek to establish a balanced and neutral reproduction and analysis of the evidence available.

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  • Systematic Review
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Weighted Mean Difference
  • Muscle Soreness
  • Postoperative Ileus

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Bornhöft, G., von Ammon, K. (2011). Overview of Systematic Reviews on the Clinical Efficacy of Homeopathy. In: Bornhöft, G., Matthiessen, P.F. (eds) Homeopathy in Healthcare – Effectiveness, Appropriateness, Safety, Costs. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20638-2_9

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