CLINICAL CASES

(By J.B. CAMPBELL, M.D.). OTORRHOEA Thuja.   E.S., aged 28, had offensive otorrhoea from both ears, with impaired hearing, for many years. His condition was aggravated by a gonorrhoea, and was further complicated by the cauterization of co-existing venereal excrescences. He received Thuja which ameliorated the condition perceptibly, but the urethral discharge returned, as did … Read more

OBSERVATIONS ON PRESCRIBING

Read before the I.H.A., Bureau of Materia Medica, June 1931. C.M. BOGER, M.D.   The better we know our original materia medica the less will we feel the need of newer and but partially proven drugs, although the best prescribers have, at times, been compelled to resort to them for especial occasions. Hahnemann gave Dictamanus … Read more

EXCERPTS FROM SYMPOSIUM ON GERIATRICS

DONALD R.FERGUSON, M.D., PHILADELPHIA, PA.   The term Geriatrics is derived from the Greek (geron-old man; iatrikas medical treatment). Thus in our own era we see being established a branch of medicine devoted to understanding, intelligent and proper care of old people throughout the civilized world and more especially in our own land. In his … Read more