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Overview of attention for article published in Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, January 2003
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#7 of 539)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)

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Title
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Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, January 2003
DOI 10.1186/1751-0147-44-97
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Authors

K de Verdier, P Öhagen, S Alenius

Abstract

A double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of a homeopathic treatment of neonatal calf diarrhoea was performed using 44 calves in 12 dairy herds. Calves with spontaneously derived diarrhoea were treated with either the homeopathic remedy Podophyllum (D30) (n = 24) or a placebo (n = 20). No clinically or statistically significant difference between the 2 groups was demonstrated. Calves treated with Podophyllum had an average of 3.1 days of diarrhoea compared with 2.9 days for the placebo group. Depression, inappetence and fever were presented equally in the 2 groups. These results support the widely held opinion that scientific proof for the efficacy of veterinary homeopathy is lacking. In the European Union this implies a considerable risk for animal welfare, since in some countries priority is given to homeopathic treatments in organic farming.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 1 3%
Unknown 34 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 20%
Researcher 6 17%
Student > Bachelor 6 17%
Student > Master 4 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 9%
Other 6 17%
Unknown 3 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 13 37%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 8 23%
Medicine and Dentistry 7 20%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 6%
Psychology 1 3%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 4 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 34. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 31 January 2020.
All research outputs
#582,739
of 14,775,904 outputs
Outputs from Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica
#7
of 539 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,983
of 151,197 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica
#1
of 1 outputs
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