WHY OLDER SCHOOLS OF MEDICINE REJECT HOMOEOPATHY

     [ An unpublished selected from the Hering Collection of manuscripts by Calvin B. Knerr, M.D.]. CONSTANTINE HERING.   Hahnemanns earliest work on materia medica (1805) was entitled Fragmenta de viribus medicamentorum positivis sine in sano corpore humano observatis. A criticism of this work is to be found in Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal of 1809, … Read more

VERIFICATIONS

     [ Read by title before I.H.A., Bureau of Obstetrics and Pediatrics, June 27, 1936]. MARGARET BURGESS WEBSTER, M.D.   The importance of unusual and peculiar symptoms in the selection of a remedy was first impressed upon my mind in college day by Dr. W.J. Hawkes, the author of a little book, Characteristics. Dr. Hawkes related … Read more

FOR THE LAYMEN

  JULIA MINERVA GREEN, M.D., Edit for the Laymen.   Times change. Twenty years ago, few indeed in the profession favored acquainting laymen deliberately with much of the why and wherefore of medicine. Patients, too, were content with faith in their doctors, and not inclined toward curiosity. But recently physicians have been giving the matter serious … Read more

GOITRE, HEART, SUBINVOLUTION OF THE UTERUS

 [ Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Surgery, June 8, 1935]. H.R. EDWARDS, M.D.   The following cases have been of great interest to me in showing what the homoeopathic remedy will do when indicated. A woman sixty-three years of age, mother of fifteen living and healthy children, the youngest twelve, was suffering with marked dyspnoea, … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES AS AN AID IN SURGERY

 [ Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Surgery, June 27, 1936]. GRACE STEVENS, M.D.   On what does the success of a surgeon depend? What are the essentials for a successful operation?. First, surely, if possible, a correct diagnosis of the conditions present, be it a fracture or dislocation due to some accident, the presence of … Read more

PRESCRIBING FOR THE PARTURIENT WOMAN

 [ Read by title before I.H.A., Bureau of Obstetrics and Pediatrics, June 27, 1936]. ROYAL E.S. HAYES, M.D.   This brief reminder may be the last croak of a moribund phase of homoeopathic prescribing, but the everlasting authenticity of it is in Hahnemann, Hering, Guernsey, in the fresh and lively pages of the International Hahnemannian … Read more

RARER CLINICAL USES OF SOME COMMON REMEDIES

     [ Read by title before I.H.A., Bureau of Clinical Medicine, June 26, 1936]. T.DOUGLAS ROSS, M.B.   The homoeopathist should have no specific remedies. He should individualise every case and for purposes of drug therapy ignore the disease name; but in practice we find that the name of a certain disease causes the mind to … Read more