HYPERICUM CHANGED THE DIAGNOSIS

Read before the Bureau of Materia Medica, I.H.A., July 22, 1954. H.W. EIKENBERRY, M.D.   On August 15, 1953, an old school physician, a neighbor of mine, inquired what Homoeopathy had to offer for the treatment of glaucoma, as the pilocarpine he had been using in his eye was making the pains worse instead of … Read more

IMPATIENCE A DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

Read before the Pennsylvania Homoeopathic Medical Society, October 4. EDWARD WHITMONT, M.D.   The most important medicines among the 82 which Kent lists under IMPATIENCE are: Acon., Ars., Aur., Bry., Calc., Cham., Coloc., Hep., Ign., Iod., Kali c., Lach., Lyc., Med., Nat. m., Nux v., Plat., Psor., Puls., Rhus tox., Sep., Sil., Staph., Sulf. Arg … Read more

A CONSTITUTIONAL DIAGNOSIS AND PRESCRIPTION

PHILIP RICE, M.D.   Some months ago a chiropractor asked me to go with him to see an osteopathic physician confined to his bed with acute arthritis. A mixture of schools of thought, sure enough. But there was one thing on which we were all agreed, namely, that medicine had its place, and that the … Read more

Remedy Diagnosis In Duodenal Ulcers

Schwarzhaupt Cologne Trill / Arn / Mill / Sec.   Anacardium. Pain on empty stomach 4 to 5 hours after eating, but returns after some time. Nux vomica is similar to Anacardium; both remedies act primarily on the nervous system, both are irritable, are constitutional, have stomach symptoms and nausea, eructation and vomiting. However, in … Read more

A PLEA FOR DIAGNOSIS IN SURGERY

Read before Bureau of Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, I.H.A., June 16, 1948. J.B. GREGG CUSTIS, M.D.   I am coming before you this afternoon totally without others on my program. There are two reasons for this, one of which is probably my fault in that, although I had short notice, I could not persuade any … Read more

THE FINE ART OF DIAGNOSIS

By HENRY MORTON ROBINSON.   “Beware the snap diagnosis” is a warning that every great clinician gives his students. Knowing that disease dons subtle masks that may mislead even the wariest, the modern physician rigorously checks his diagnostic judgment against laboratory findings. But every doctor has known the satisfaction of spotting some obscure sign or … Read more

SYPHILIS COMPARATIVE STUDY OF DIAGNOSIS AND CURE

C. P. BRYANT, M.D.   IN ARRIVING at the present status of syphilitic therapy, research has brought to light the following :. From Modern Clinical Syphilology, 2nd Edition, 1936, by John H. Stokes, M.D., Professor of Syphilology, University of Pennsylvania, formerly head of the Section on Syphilology at the Mayo Clinic, member of Commission on … Read more

SYPHILIS COMPARATIVE STUDY OF DIAGNOSIS AND CURE

C. P. BRYANT, M.D.   Again, we find in The Organon, Vol. II. pp. 341-342, two interesting cases by Dr. Constantine Lippe, of New York :. Patient, 20 years of age, contracted syphilis. First cauterized chancre. At time of reporting penis was enormously swollen, and a chancre on the glans. No pain. Gave Cinnab. 200. … Read more