Postoperative Chest Complications

Read before the Illinois homoeopathic Medical Association, at Chicago , May 1934. F.A. BEARDSLEY, M.D. Frankfort, Indiana   LESIONS of the chest following surgery and because of it occur in about 3 per cent of all operative cases. This is somewhat higher than that given in the older records and closer observation at the present … Read more

THE HOME MEDICINE CHEST

By DR. and MRS. F. J. WHEELER.   NUX VOMICA. WHEN writing of Pulsatilla, we described it as largely a womans remedy. Nux vomica could be considered chiefly as a mans remedy, although, under the stress and strain of modern life, it may apply equally to both sexes, since it fits particularly the “nervous temperament”. … Read more

THE HOME MEDICINE CHEST

By DR. and MRS. F.J. WHEELER.   IPECACUANHA. Ipecacuanha, given in the crude tincture, causes nausea and vomiting. Given homoeopathically in small quantities it is often the remedy for conditions characterized by nausea or vomiting. The first complaint I would mention is stomach trouble. Of this the symptoms may be many and various. Apart from … Read more

THE HOME MEDICINE CHEST

Wheeler F J  ACONITE.   ACONITE. The remedies so far considered have been those in general homoeopathic use for minor accidents and injuries. We will now turn our attention to some of the Medicines for small ailments, or early symptoms of illnesses, where the timely use of the remedies may possibly avert serious sequelae. The … Read more

THE HOME MEDICINE CHEST

By DR. and MRS. WHEELER F J. (First Installment).   THERE was once a time when almost every lay follower of homoeopathy kept a small chest of medicines in the house. The remedies contained therein were invaluable in emergencies, both medical and surgical. The existence of these little chests implied that the owners of them … Read more