A systematic review of systematic reviews of homeopathy.

@article{Ernst2002ASR,
  title={A systematic review of systematic reviews of homeopathy.},
  author={Edzard Ernst},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={2002},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={
          577-82
        }
}
  • E. Ernst
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Medicine
  • British journal of clinical pharmacology
Homeopathy remains one of the most controversial subjects in therapeutics. This article is an attempt to clarify its effectiveness based on recent systematic reviews. Electronic databases were searched for systematic reviews/meta-analysis on the subject. Seventeen articles fulfilled the inclusion/exclusion criteria. Six of them related to re-analyses of one landmark meta-analysis. Collectively they implied that the overall positive result of this meta-analysis is not supported by a critical… Expand
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