ANESTHESIA IN OBSTETRICS

Read before the Bureau of Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, I.H.A., June 19, 1951. JOHN A. SWARTWOUT, M.D.   For centuries, the ideal method of anesthesia during childbirth has been of great concern. Many people believe that anesthesia in such a “normal” physiological procedure is not necessary and in fact, undesirable. In the covered wagon day, … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPY IN OBSTETRICS

Presented with application for membership in I.H.A. ANTHONY R. PICOLLO, M.D.   The following discussion will illustrate the value of homoeopathic remedies in obstetrics. An elderly primipara, 37 years of age, was safely carried through a prolonged labor with repeated doses of Gelsemium and Sepia. Actual labor time was thirty-six hours and low forceps had … Read more

OBSTETRICS IN THE CONGO

R.C. WOODHAMS, M.D.   Thanks to Dr. Hayes profitable article (March Recorder), attention has been called to that very valuable book, Yinglings Accouchers Emergency Manual, and I want to add a few remarks on my use of the same volume in prescribing here in the Congo. Circumstances here are different from that of my colleague … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES IN OBSTETRICS

Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Obstetrics,July 27, 1939. F.ADELE SCHWARTZ, M.D.   In a paper of this length and with the homoeopathic materia medical so rich in remedies that will change (if given according to their indications) a pathological conditions a few of the remedies that have found useful in pregnancy and labor. One of … Read more

SOME REMEDIES USEFUL IN OBSTETRICS

Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Obstetrics, June 17, 1940. VIRGINIA M. JOHNSON, M.D.   Prenatal care: Examine for albuminuria. Efficient remedies: Gels., Kalm., Thyroid. One robust woman passed only two ounces albuminous urine in two days; she was given Aristolochia serpentaria (Virginia snakeroot), a decoction of the root, and then voided about a gallon in … Read more

A WORD ABOUT PRESCRIBING IN OBSTETRICS

[ Read before the Bureau of Obstetrics and Gynecology, I.H.A., June 26, 1947]. ROYAL E.S. HAYES, M.D.   If there is one book more than another than in years past has saved time and energy and provided real satisfaction in practice, it is Yinglings “Accouchers Emergency Manual.” Yet, to my knowledge not a word has … Read more

THE USE OF UNUSUAL HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES IN GESTATION AND OBSTETRICS

EDWARD R. JOHNSON, M.D.   “Unusual Homoeopathic Remedies Indicated During Gestation.” That word “unusual” is provocative of what, to any one of even a cursory acquaintance with the Repertory, is to be termed the “usual”. To homoeopathic philosophy of healing, dealing as it does, so intimately, so analytically with the spiritual, mental and materialistic complexity … Read more

SOME REMEDIES USEFUL IN OBSTETRICS

Read before I.H.A, Bureau of Obstetrics, June 17, 1940. VIRGINIA M. JOHNSON, M.D.   Prenatal care: Examine for albuminuria. Efficient remedies; Gels, Kalm, Thyroid, One robust women passed only two ounces albuminous urine in two days; She was given Aristolochia serpentaria (Virginia snake-root), a decoction of the root, and then voided about a gallon in … Read more