EDITORIAL

Roberts H A   The June number of The Recorder contains a most interesting and instructive paper on Pellagra, by Hunter B. Stiles, M.D., of Waco, Texas. This paper merits careful study. The Editors of The Recorder will greatly appreciate receiving other articles on the major deficiency diseases-xerophthalmia, beri-beri, scurvy, rickets and any additional data … Read more

CASE II-REPERTORIZED BY THE KENT METHOD

ELIZABETH WRIGHT-HUBBARD, M.D.   From a diagnostic point of view this case is prettily given. From the description of the patient i should judge that marked mental symptoms are lacking but I should like to hear about timidity, absorption in details, and so on. Only a couple of vague generals are mentioned. Surely more must … Read more

LECTURES IN MATERIA MEDICA

Dewey W A  THE PAPAVERACEAE FAMILY cont. Continued from the June issue. OPIUM.   This is the Papaver Somniferum and the part used in our materia medica is the concrete milky exudation obtained in Asia Minor by incising the unripe capsules of the white poppy. Opium occurs in irregular lumps or cakes of dark-brown color, … Read more

INDICATIONS FOR HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES IN DIPHTHERIA

 [ From lecture notes of W.J.S. Powers, M.D.]. GEORGE E. DIENST, M.D.   Gargling or spraying with alcohol destroys the diphtheritic germs, dissolves the membrane and counteracts the terrible prostration. AMMONIUM CAUSTICUM. Diphtheritic croup, very hoarse; almost aphonia; low, guttural, husky cough, with smothered whoop, followed by suffocative spells, with great anguish; irritable and fretful; … Read more

SOME REMINISCENCES OF A HOMOEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN

  RUDOLPH F. RABE, M.D.   An obstinate, chronic inflammation of the eyelids, which had for years defied the mercurial and other salves of the dominant school of medicine, induced my father to seek aid from that veteran homoeopath of New York City, the late Edward Bayard, whose office, with its atmosphere of culture and quiet … Read more

REPERTORY ADVANTAGES

  [ Presented before the Connecticut Homoeopathic Medical Society, May 1932.]. RAY W. SPALDING, M.D.   I give a brief summary of two cases treated during the past winter to illustrate in part some advantages in repertory usage. While the chronic background undeniably was present and calling for a remedy, each presented itself as an acute … Read more

REPERTORY STUDY FROM A THESIS PRESENTED IN COMPETITION FOR THE DARNELL PRIZE

 FREDERICK A. RIEMANN, JR., M.D.   CASE II. Mrs. L.P., aged 50, married. No children, never pregnant. Complains of a soreness over the region of the liver, a burning, referred to the right scapular region and from thence downward. Frequent headache, preceded by blindness of the right eye, with nausea but no vomiting. Has no … Read more