THE FALLACY OF ROUTINE AND EMPIRICAL PRESCRIBING

WILLIAM B GRIGGS., M.D.   The following case has always been of great interest to me because it illustrates the fallacy of ordinary routine prescribing. Master J.A.F., 8 1/2 years old, was brought to me in January 1950. Chief Complaint-Recurrent attacks of tonsillitis. Family History-Both parents living and well. Past Personal History-Normal birth; dentition delayed; … Read more

Why Failures In Homoeopathic Prescribing

Rastogi R S   Homoeopathy is based upon the laws of nature. “Similia Similibus Curantur” is a law of nature, as unerring and immutable as the law of Gravity. As a fruit detached from the tree must fall to the ground, so recovery must follow when a patient is treated according to the homoeopathic laws … Read more

COMPLICATING FACTORS IN CHRONIC PRESCRIBING

Read before the Bureau of Clinical Medicine, I.H.A., June 22, 1951. EUGENE UNDERHILL, JR., M.D.   A seventeen-year-old girl had suffered from chronic eczema for years. The family physician had predicted relief with the establishment of the menstrual function but it got worse instead of better. Medorrhinum 200th was prescribed on an unusually clear remedy … Read more

WHY FAILURES IN HOMOEOPATHIC PRESCRIBING

Rastogi R S [Read before District Homoeopathic Association. Dehra Dun, U.P., India.] R.S. RASTOGI, B.A., M.D.H.   Homoeopathy is based upon the laws of nature. “Similia Similibus Curantur” is a law of nature as unerring and immutable as the Law of Gravity. As a fruit detached from the tree must fall to the ground, so … Read more

TIMING IN PRESCRIBING

[Read before the Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, I.H.A., June 20, 1951.]. ELIZABETH WRIGHT HUBBARD, M.D.   Every good mechanic knows the importance of timing in your cats engine. If the cylinders do not synchronize there is loss of power. In diplomacy timing is of the most vital importance. To philosophers, as well as to athletes, … Read more

THE PROBLEM OF SOUL BODY RELATIONSHIP IN PRESCRIBING

[ Read before the Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, I.H.A., June 20, 1951]. EDWARD C. WHITMONT, M.D.   Long clinical experience has conclusively proven that for the homoeopathic treatment, regardless of the type of the illness, the characteristic emotional and mental traits of the patient himself represent the most practical guide towards the selection of the … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC PRESCRIBING IN CHILDHOOD

[ A paper read to the International Homoeopathic Congress, London, 1950.] [+ Reprinted from the British Homoeopathic Journal, Vol XL, No. 4 (October, 1950). D. M. FOUBISTER, B.SC., M.B., CH.B., D.C.H., F.F. HOM. Assistant Physician, Diseases of Children, to the Royal. London Homoeopathic Hospital.   The selection of a homoeopathic remedy in childhood is made … Read more

RELATIONSHIP OF THE BEHAVIOR OF CHILDREN TO HOMOEOPATHIC PRESCRIBING

Julia M Green Read before The Bureau of Pediatrics, I.H.A., July 4,1950.   Children are entirely honest and frank. Their natural behavior does not admit of subterfuge, flattery or exaggeration. They are true to what they observe, what they see, hear, touch, etc. Granted they are mimics and through this means of development learn much … Read more

SEEKING THE HEART OF HOMOEOPATHIC PRESCRIBING

Read before Bureau of Homoeopathy, I.H.A., June 22, 1949. JULIA M. GREEN, M.D.   When I was a very small child, we had a homoeopathic doctor who had twinkling, smiling eyes and gray curls hanging all around his neck, a long curly beard, too, and a sympathetic understanding of children and grownups. Ten to one … 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