TWO WAYS OF DOING IT

 Presented by title before the I.H.A., Bureau of Clinical Medicine, June 23, 1934. C.G.WILSON,M.D.   ONE WAY. Mrs.M.,60 years of age, nullipara, married thirty years, was reported at deaths door after seven months in bed, having fallen off in weight from 168 to 90 pounds. Modern, scientific, regular treatment with no stopping of downward course. … Read more

POSTOPERATIVE THERAPEUTICS

  [Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Clinical Medicine, June 23, 1934.]. K.A.MCLAREN, M.D.   Following nearly every operation in which a general anesthetic has been used, the patient suffers from some degree of nausea, vomiting, and stasis. This condition can usually be met by the surgeon, and in about there or four days the patient is … Read more

SILICIA AND CALCAREA CARB A COMPARATIVE STUDY

   JOSEPH L.KAPLOWE,M.D.   To the superficial observer, Calcarea carb. and Silicia are very similar, yet closer study reveals differences which clearly demarcate the remedies. Calcarea has a double origin; one in the animal or organic world, the other in the mineral kingdom. Though chemically alike both have varying actions on the living organism when potentized, … Read more

ALLIUM CEPA AND EUPHRASIA

  [Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Materia Medica, June 22, 1934.]. R.W.SPALDING, M.D.   The remedies are easily associated in comparison. While short in their provings, they are frequently useful and should not be dismissed as merely catarrhal remedies. ALLIUM CEPA. The action is especially on the conjunctiva and respiratory mucous membranes producing a highly irritated … Read more

TARENTULA IN MENINGITIS

  Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Materia Medica, June 22, 1934. H.A.NEISWANDER, M.D.   Before 1918 lagrippe was pandemic and endemic at various times. In 1918 we had the “Spanish flu,” but since then we have had a great variety of influenza, general influenza, influenzal encephalitis, influenzal pneumonia, intestinal influenza, and a great variety of complications. … Read more

ARSENICUM IODATUM

  Read by title before I.H.A., Bureau of Materia Medica, June 22, 1934. HARRY B.BAKER M.D.   In this remedy the Arsenical characteristics predominate, but the iodine seems to activate these characteristics and they are to some extent more pronounced than in Arsenicum album. For instance, the discharges are more acrid than those of Arsenicum album. … Read more