Chapter

Homeopathy in Healthcare – Effectiveness, Appropriateness, Safety, Costs

pp 193-204

Full discussion of the HTA results

  • Gudrun BornhöftAffiliated with
  • , Klaus v. AmmonAffiliated withInstitute of Complementary Medicine KIKOM, University of Bern Imhoof-Pavillon, Inselspital
  • , Marco RighettiAffiliated with
  • , André ThuneysenAffiliated withCentre de Santé La Corbière
  • , Peter F. MatthiessenAffiliated withZentrum für Integrative Medizin, Universität Witten/Herdecke gGmbH

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Abstract

It was the task of the present HTA to evaluate, within the PEK context, the efficacy, appropriateness (in terms of demand and safety) and economy of homeopathy. For this purpose the situation in Switzerland had to be assessed and reflected as realistically as possible.