Sensitivity and likelihood ratio of symptoms in patients with good therapeutic response to Lycopodium, compared to patients with good response to treatment with other homeopathic medicines. Retrospective study

Background and aims: Availability of reliable guiding symptoms in order to accurately prescribe homeopathic medicines is a matter of critical importance. Recent published work has highlighted the likelihood ratio (LR) of symptoms as an objective manner of addressing the question. The aim of the present study is to establish the sensitivity and LR of 35 common symptoms attributed to Lycopodium, comparing good respondents to this medicine to good respondents to other medicines.

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