How to evaluate the effectiveness of complementary therapies.

  • Klaus Linde
  • Published 2000 in Journal of alternative and complementary medicine


The most important question about any treatment is whether it is effective. This article summarizes basic theoretic and practical aspects that are relevant to the evaluation of the effectiveness of a treatment. The factors that can explain why patients improve over time and the ways to separate these factors are outlined. It is explained why, theoretically… (More)


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@article{Linde2000HowTE, title={How to evaluate the effectiveness of complementary therapies.}, author={Klaus Linde}, journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine}, year={2000}, volume={6 3}, pages={253-6} }