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Complementary and alternative medical therapies for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Pellow J, Solomon EM, Barnard CN. Registered Homoeopath, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg, Department of Homeopathy, Johannesburg, South Africa E-mail: jpellow@uj.ac.za. Altern Med Rev. 2011 Dec;16(4):323-37.

Homeopathy for childhood diarrhea: combined results and meta-analysis from three randomized, controlled clinical trials. Jacobs J, Jonas WB, Jimenez-Perez M, Crothers D. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 Mar;22(3):229-34

Acute Childhood Diarrhoea- A Replication. Jacobs J, Jimenez M, Malthouse S, Chapman E, Crothers D, Masuk M, Jonas WB. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 6, 2000, 131-139.

Aconite in Post-Operative Pain and Agitation in Children, Alibeu JP, Jobert J. Pediatrie, 1990, 45, 7-8, 465-6.

The use of homeopathic products in childhood: data generated over 8.5 years from the Avon longitudinal study of parents and children (ALSPAC). Thompson EA, Bishop JL, Northstone K. Bristol Homeopathic Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom. Elizabeth.Thompson@UHBristol.nhs.uk J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Jan;16(1):69-79.

Homeopathic Treatment of Acute Childhood Diarrhea: Results from a Clinical Trial in Nepal. Jennifer Jacobs, L. Margarita Jiménez, Stephen Malthouse, Elizabeth Chapman, Dean Crothers, Mary Masuk, Wayne B. Jonas. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. April 2000, 6(2): 131-139. doi:10.1089/acm.2000.6.131.

Reasons for referrals of children and adolescents to alternative medicine in southern Israel. Erez C, Reuveni H, Freud T, Peleg R. Soroka Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel. J Altern Complement Med. 2009 Jun;15(6):681-4

Evaluation and correction of the pain syndrome in premature newborns with CNS infringement. Hajiyeva N. Faculty of Neonatology of the Azerbaijan Medical University, Baku. Georgian Med News. 2009 Apr;(169):52-6.

Paediatric homoeopathy in Germany: results of the German health interview and examination survey for children and adolescents (KiGGS). Du Y, Knopf H. Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Division of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2009 Feb 23.

Attitudes towards vaccination: users of complementary and alternative medicine versus non-users. Zuzak T, Zuzak-Siegrist I, Rist L, Staubli G, Simoes-Wüst A. University Children’s Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Swiss Med Wkly. 2008 Nov 29;138(47-48):713-8.

How do parents of child patients compare consultations with homeopaths and physicians? A qualitative study. Rise MB, Steinsbekk A. Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Jan;74(1):91-6

Why do parents take their children to homeopaths? – an exploratory qualitative study. Steinsbekk A, Bentzen N, Brien S. Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. Forsch Komplementmed. 2006 Apr;13(2):88-93.

Qualitative analysis of mothers’ decision-making about vaccines for infants: the importance of trust Benin AL, Wisler-Scher DJ, Colson E, Shapiro ED, Holmboe ES. Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Pediatrics. 2006 May;117(5):1532-41

Thomas Graham Balfour’s 1854 report of a clinical trial of belladonna given to prevent scarlet fever

Carol Boyce Saving a Lost Generationa short film on treating autism with homeopathy.

Complementary medicine use in multi-ethnic paediatric outpatients Robinson N, Blair M, Lorenc A, Gully N, Fox P, Mitchell K.Centre for Complementary Healthcare and Integrated Medicine (CCHIM), Faculty of Health & Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Paragon House, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, Middlesex TW8 9GA, UK Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2008 Feb;14(1):17-24. Epub 2007 Nov 26

Complementary or alternative? The use of homeopathic products and antibiotics amongst pre-school children Wye L, Hay AD, Northstone K, Bishop J, Headley J, Thompson E BMC Fam Pract. 2008 Jan 30;9(1):8

Why pediatric health care providers are not using homeopathic antidiarrheal agents Pappano D, Conners G, McIntosh S, Humiston S, Roma D.Department of Emergency Medicine, Eastern Tennessee Children’s Hospital, Knoxville, TN J Altern Complement Med. 2007 Dec;13(10):1071-6

Homeopathic Secretin in autism: a clinical pilot study Robinson TW. Barton House, Beaminster, Dorset, UK Br Homeopath J. 2001 Apr;90(2):86-91

Homeopathic treatment of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled crossover trial Heiner Frei1, Regula Everts2, Klaus von Ammon3, Franz Kaufmann2, Daniel Walther2, Shu-Fang Hsu-Schmitz4, Marco Collenberg4, Katharina Fuhrer2, Ralph Hassink5, Maja Steinlin2 Contact Information and André Thurneysen3 Contact Information (1) Swiss Association of Homeopathic Physicians SAHP, Lucerne, Switzerland (2) Division of Paediatric Neurology, University Childrenrsquos Hospital, Inselspital, 3010 Berne, Switzerland (3) Kollegiale Instanz für Komplementärmedizin (KIKOM)/Homeopathy, Imhoof Pavillon, Inselspital, 3010 Berne, Switzerland (4) Department of Mathematical Statistics and Actuarial Science (IMSV), University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland (5) Zentrum für Entwicklungsförderung und pädiatrische Neurorehabilitation, Bienne, Switzerland European Journal of Pediatrics Volume 164, Number 12 / December, 2005

Treatment for hyperactive children: homeopathy and methylphenidate compared in a family setting Frei H, Thurneysen A. Spezialarzt FMH für Kinder und Jugendliche, FA Homöopathie SVHA, Laupen, Switzerland. dr.heiner.frei@swissonline.ch Br Homeopath J. 2001 Oct;90(4):183-8

Homeopathic treatment of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled crossover trial Frei H, Everts R, von Ammon K, Kaufmann F, Walther D, Hsu-Schmitz SF, Collenberg M, Fuhrer K, Hassink R, Steinlin M, Thurneysen A.Swiss Association of Homeopathic Physicians SAHP, Lucerne, Switzerland Eur J Pediatr. 2005 Dec;164(12):758-67. Epub 2005 Jul 27

Homeopathy on a neonatology ward B Baltacis1 1 Neonatologie, KA Rudolfstiftung, Wien, Austria

A randomized comparison of homoeopathic and standard care for the treatment of glue ear in children Harrison H, Fixsen A, Vickers A Complement Ther Med. 1999 Sep;7(3):132-5

Homeopathic treatment of acute otitis media in children: a preliminary randomized placebo-controlled trial Jacobs J, Springer DA, Crothers D. Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA. jjacobs@igc.org Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2001 Feb;20(2):177-83

Use of complementary and alternative medicine in pediatric otolaryngology patients attending a tertiary hospital in the UK Shakeel M, Little SA, Bruce J, Ah-See KW.Department of Otolaryngology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen AB25 2ZN, Scotland, UK Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2007 Nov;71(11):1725-30. Epub 2007 Aug 21

The characteristics of complementary and alternative medicine use by parents of asthmatic children in Southern Israel Singer L, Karakis I, Ivri L, Gross M, Bolotin A, Gazala E. Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. Acta Paediatr. 2007 Nov;96(11):1693-7. Epub 2007 Sep 19

Non-pharmacological methods for the treatment of pain in children and adolescents Cunin-Roy C, Bienvenu M, Wood C. Unité d’évaluation et de traitement de la douleur, hôpital Robert-Debré, 48, boulevard Serrurier, 75019 Paris, France. Arch Pediatr. 2007 Oct 9; [Epub ahead of print]

Homeopathy for childhood diarrhea: combined results and metaanalysis from three randomized, controlled clinical trials Jacobs J, Jonas WB, Jiménez-Pérez M, Crothers D. Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA. jjacobs@igc.org Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 Mar;22(3):229-34

Paediatric homoeopathy in general practice: where, when and why? Ekins-Daukes S, Helms PJ, Taylor MW, Simpson CR, McLay JS. Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Buildings, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2005 Jun;59(6):743-9

Homeopathy in acute otitis media in children: treatment effect or spontaneous resolution? Frei H, Thurneysen A. Spezialarzt FMH für Kinder and Jugendliche, FA Homöopathie SVHA, Laupen, Switzerland. dr.heiner.frei@swissonline.ch Br Homeopath J. 2001 Oct;90(4):180-2

Treatment of acute childhood diarrhea with homeopathic medicine: a randomized clinical trial in Nicaragua Jacobs J, Jiménez LM, Gloyd SS, Gale JL, Crothers D.Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle Pediatrics. 1994 May;93(5):719-25

Homeopathic care for the prevention of upper respiratory tract infections in children: a pragmatic, randomised, controlled trial comparing individualised homeopathic care and waiting-list controls Steinsbekk A, Fønnebø V, Lewith G, Bentzen N. Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), MTFS, N-7489 Trondheim, Norway. aslak.steinsbekk@ntnu.no Complement Ther Med. 2005 Dec;13(4):231-8. Epub 2005 Oct 18

Randomised controlled trials of homeopathy in hyperactive children: treatment procedure leads to an unconventional study design. Experience with open-label homeopathic treatment preceding the Swiss ADHD placebo controlled, randomised, double-blind, cross-over trial Frei H, Everts R, von Ammon K, Kaufmann F, Walther D, Schmitz SF, Collenberg M, Steinlin M, Lim C, Thurneysen A. Swiss Association of Homeopathic Physicians, Lucerne, Switzerland. heiner.frei@hin.ch Homeopathy. 2007 Jan;96(1):35-41

The effects of a complex homeopathic medicine compared with acetaminophen in the symptomatic treatment of acute febrile infections in children: an observational study Derasse M, Klein P, Weiser M. d.s.h Statistical Services GmbH, Rohrbach, Germany Explore (NY). 2005 Jan;1(1):33-9

Using homeopathy for treating childhood asthma: understanding a family’s choice Doerr L. Boston Medical Center, 1 Boston Medical Center Place, Boston, MA 02118, USA J Pediatr Nurs. 2001 Aug;16(4):269-76

An exploratory study of the contextual effect of homeopathic care. A randomised controlled trial of homeopathic care vs. self-prescribed homeopathic medicine in the prevention of upper respiratory tract infections in children Steinsbekk A, Lewith G, Fønnebø V, Bentzen N. Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), MTFS, N-7489 Trondheim, Norway Prev Med. 2007 Feb 9; [Epub ahead of print]

Effects of Spascupreel versus hyoscine butylbromide for gastrointestinal cramps in children Müller-Krampe B, Oberbaum M, Dipl-Math PK, Weiser M. Pediatr Int. 2007 Jun;49(3):328-34

Attacks of apnea in a newborn aged 18 days Bauer J. Kinder- und Jugendklinik des Städtischen Klinikum Offenbach, Landgrafenring 20, 63071 Offenbach, Germany. jan.bauer@arcor.de Forsch Komplementarmed. 2006 Aug;13(4):241-3. Epub 2006 Sep 5