Veterinary homeopathy: meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trials.

@article{Mathie2015VeterinaryHM,
  title={Veterinary homeopathy: meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trials.},
  author={Robert T. Mathie and J D Clausen},
  journal={Homeopathy : the journal of the Faculty of Homeopathy},
  year={2015},
  volume={104 1},
  pages={
          3-8
        }
}
  • R. Mathie, J. Clausen
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Homeopathy : the journal of the Faculty of Homeopathy

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