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Disease: A 6-Year, University-Hospital OutpatientObservational Study
.end of the consultationand were assessed asoverall outcomescompared to the initialbaseline assessments.consultations, results showedthat 70.7 % reported positivehealth changes, with 50.7 %recording their improvement asbetter (+2) or much better (+3).Of the 1270 children that weretreated 80.5 % had someimprovement, and 65.8 % werebetter (+2) or much better (+3).largeCohort of patients with a widerange of chronic diseases.
Witt CM, Luedtke R, Baur R,Willich SN
. HomeopathicMedical Practice: Long-termresults of aCohort Study with 3981Patients
The main outcomemeasures were: Patientand physicianassessments (numericrating scales from 0 to10) and quality of life atbaseline, and after 3, 12,and 24 months.In a prospective, multi-centrecohort study with 103 primarycare practices treating 3981patients, disease severitydecreased significantly (p<0.001)over a 2 year period. Majorimprovements were observed forquality of life for adults and youngchildren. 28 % (1130) of thepatients were children and 97 % ofall diagnoses where chronic withan average duration of 8.8 years.The most frequent diagnoseswere allergic rhinitis in men,headache in women, and atopicdermatitis in children.Disease severity and quality oflife demonstrated marked andsustained improvementsfollowing homeopathictreatment period.
Güthlin C, Lange O andWalach H.
Measuring theeffects of acupuncture andhomoeopathy in generalpractice: An uncontrolledprospective documentationapproach
A survey of more than 900patients treated homeopathicallyshowed substantial improvementin Quality of life over the first 6months after treatment and thiseffect remained more or lessstable over the following years.
Du Y, Knopf H
. Paediatrichomoeopathy in Germany:results of the German HealthInterview and ExaminationSurvey for Children andAdolescents (KiGGS)
.Last-weekhomoeopathy use wasrecorded among 17,450children aged 0-17years who participatedin the 2003-2006German HealthInterview andExaminationSurvey for Children andAdolescents (KiGGS)Nine hundred and fifty-onehomoeopathic preparations wereused by 718 Children (weightedprevalence 4.6%).Paediatric homoeopathy isquite popular in Germany,particularly among childrenfrom families with a highersocioeconomic status. The highlevel of paediatrichomoeopathy use in Germanywarrants a critical review todetermine whether it isevidence based and cost-effective.
Respiratory Disorders In Children
It is commonly seen that most of children are coming for respiratory allergies or infections. Our medication hasdefinite role in treatment of these respiratory disorders like Asthma, Rhinitis, Bronchitis, Allergies and Pharyngitis.Following are positive as well as negative studies on this particular aspect for clinicians.