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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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RODRIGUEZ GUTIERREZ, Genné María; TAN SUAREZ, Noris; LANDRIAN DIAZ, Clara Idelette  and  ARIAS HERRERA, Sury Rosa. Efficacy of the homeopathic therapy against conventional treatment in extractions of temporary teeth. AMC [online]. 2008, vol.12, n.1. ISSN 1025-0255.

ABSTRACT A late II phase, unicentric, controlled and not sequential randomized clinical trial at «Mártires de Pino 3» Odontology Clinic was carried out, from October 2004 to May 2005 with the aim to determine the efficacy of the homeopathic therapy compared with the conventional treatment in extractions of temporary teeth. The sample was constituted by 70 patients, divided into two equitable groups (study and control). Homeopathic remedies Hypericum Perforatum and Arnica Montana were supplied to the patients selected, both to the 200Ch, or the conventional treatment as belong to one or another group. It was determined that children's behaviours of the study group was better upon supplying the chosen method (cooperative in the 94.3%). The efficacy assessment according to the existence of complications trans and postoperative was performed, during the surgical act and 48h after it. The efficacy of the homeopathic analgesia was verified

Keywords : Clinical trial phase ii (publication type); child; analgesia [trends]; homeoppathic therapeutics; tooth extraction; treatment outcome; evaluation of the efficacy-effectiveness of interventions.

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