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Technical comment

Vol. 142 No. 5152 (2012)

The report “Homeopathy in healthcare: effectiveness, appropriateness, safety, costs” is not a “Swiss report”

  • Felix Gurtner
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Swiss Med Wkly. 2012;142:w13723


  1. David M. Shaw. The Swiss report on homeopathy: a case study of research misconduct. Swiss Med Wkly;142:w13594
  2. Gudrun Bonhöft, Peter Matthiessen (eds.) Homeopathy in healthcare: effectiveness, appropriateness, safety, costs. Springer, 2012.
  3. Hutton J, Trueman P, Henshall C. Coverage with Evidence Development: An examination of conceptual and policy issues. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 2007;23:425–32.
  4. Press statement:
  5. Final report and further publications or abstracts:
  6. Schang A, Huwiler-Müntener K, Nartey L, et al. Are the clinical effects of homeopathy placebo effects? Comparative study of placebo-controlled trials of homeopathy and allopathy. Lancet. 2005;366:726–32.
  7. Bonhöft G, Matthiessen P (Hrsg.) Homöopathie in der Krankenversicherung – Wirksamkeit, Nutzen, Sicherheit und Wirtschaftlichkeit. VAS – Verlag für Akademische Schriften, 2006.
  8. Application forms and background documents:
  9. Press statement:
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