LECTURES IN MATERIA MEDICA

  W.A. DEWEY, M.D.   THE ANACARDIACEAE FAMILY. ANACARDIUM ORIENTALE ANACARDIUM OCCIDENTALE COMOCLADIA DENTATA RHUS GLABRA RHUS RADICANS RHUS TOXICODENDRON RHUS VENENATA. All members of this family possess poisonous properties, poisoning the blood, and developing an eruption on the skin which is at first a mere erythema, then papular, vesicular and finally pustular and eczematous. A … Read more

PNEUMONIA STATISTICS

   [ Reprinted from the British Homoeopathic Journal, Oct. 1931.]. WILLIAM L. TEMPLETON, M.D.   Someone has said that there is no more inexact science than that of statistics, and particularly in medicine the value of statistics has been freely criticised, but it is doubtful if there is any alternative. At first sight pneumonia seems to … Read more

ATYPICAL CASES OF SALIVARY GLAND INVOLVEMENT

  [Read before the I.H.A., Bureau of Clinical Medicine, June 1931.]. H.A. ROBERTS, M.D.   The patient complained of a soreness and swelling and throbbing of the floor of the right side of the mouth. The temperature was 101; the mouth was exceedingly dry and the mucous surface very red. The sublingual gland had continued to … Read more

AN INQUIRY INTO THE STATISTICAL VALUE OF HOSPITAL RECORDS

   BENJAMIN C. WOODBURY, M.D.   A PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF THREE HUNDRED CASES OF PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA FROM THE RECORDS OF THE MASSACHUSETTS MEMORIAL HOSPITALS, THE WESSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND THE WORCESTER HAHNEMANN HOSPITAL. The suggestion for the survey of the three hundred cases of pneumonia from the records of the Massachusetts Memorial Hospitals, the Wesson … Read more

SOME HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES IN MENTAL CONDITIONS OF CHILDREN

  [Read before the I.H.A., Bureau of Obstetrics and Pediatrics, June 1931.]. GRACE STEVENS, M.D.   One of the joys of practising medicine, according to the teaching of Hahnemann, is being able to correct the mental state of our patients, to help relieve the fear, anxiety, sadness, fits of anger or impatience from which they suffer. … Read more

PRELIMINARY REPORT ON PNEUMONIA CASES AT THE HAHNEMANN HOSPITAL FOR THE PAST FIVE YEARS

 [Read before the Massachusetts Homoeopathic Society, Nov. 11, 1931]. H.L. MATERN, M.D.   During the past five years there have been 106 cases of pneumonia treated at the Hahnemann Hospital. There were 54 cases of bronchial pneumonia, 45 cases of lobar pneumonia and seven cases not specified. Fifty-seven were males and 49 were females. Three … Read more

ANALYSIS OF ONE HUNDRED CASES OF PNEUMONIA AT THE MASSACHUSETTS MEMORIAL HOSPITALS

  [Read before the Massachusetts Homoeopathic Society, Nov. 11, 1931.]. JATINDRANATH HAZRA, M.D.   The study of these one hundred cases of pneumonia from the Massachusetts Memorial Hospitals includes all kinds of cases clinically, broncho-pneumonia, lobar pneumonia, secondary, primary, terminal, epidemic and influenzal pneumonia, ranging from the year 1876 to 1928. Our method of taking up … Read more