Homeopathy CPD Module
Research in Homeopathy
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Before you get started
2. What is Research?
2.1 Why Do We Need Research in Homeopathy?
Proving and Improving Practice
2.2 Research Paradigms
The Relationship of Paradigm to Research
Main Differences Between Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
3. Designing a Research Study
3.1 Literature as a Resource
Literature Search Strategies
A Note About Reading Statistics in a Research Paper
3.2 Particular Challenges for Clinical Trials in Homeopathy
Small Funds, Small Trials
Who Designs the Study?
Placebo or Vital Force?
A Word of Caution: Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review
3.3 Evidence-Based Medicine
Levels of Evidence
Overall Summary of Trial Findings
5. Self-Assessment Question
U1RQ1/g: Research in Homeopathy
U1RQ1/g: Designing a Research Study
Sending your Assignments
- Example Top Sheet
- Using the Top Sheet
- A Quantitative Approach to Case-Note Material
- Example Research Critique of Asthma Trial
- Gathering the Evidence
- Letters for Asthma Trial
- Practitioners Must State the Case for CAM
- Research Critique of Asthma Trial
- Unit References
- General Feedback Sheet
- Top Sheet
Homeopathy is a complex subject that is only just starting to be explored. From what we know so far, the evidence suggests that homeopathy could provide solutions to many of the challenges facing us today, we just need more good research.
Rachel Roberts, Chief Executive, Homeopathic Research institute