FOUR HOMOEOPATHIC FAILURES THAT WENT TO SURGERY AND ONE THAT DID NOT

Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Surgery, June 17, 1938. JULIA M. GREEN, M.D.   In deciding suitable treatment for a case, Hahnemann instructs the physician to consider whether it is medical, surgical, mechanical or merely hygienic. It it is medical and curable, homoeopathy should be the sole guide to cure. Once in a long while … Read more

DIFFERENTIATION OF SOME NEURALGIA REMEDIES

Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Materia Medica, June 19, 1938. JOHN V. ALLEN, JR., M.D.   One of the most common complaints encountered in general practice is facial neuralgia. It is common enough that in view of its apparently easy diagnosis and good prognosis we are apt to consider it lightly. It is not within … Read more

DEPARTMENT OF PRACTICAL CASE MANAGEMENT

Eugene Underhill CASE REPORT.   Female, aet. 59, single, living with older unmarried sister. Occupation: Selling. History of the usual diseases of childhood. Constipated for many years. Always a hearty eater and fond of rich and concentrated foods. High blood pressure, the systolic ranging from 180 to 220 with a general upward trend. Urine of … Read more

SOME UNUSUAL USES FOR THE NOSODES

Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Materia Medica, June 17, 1938. ELIZABETH WRIGHT HUBBARD, M.D.   That most fascinating of books, the dictionary, defines a nosode as “a disease product used as a remedy”. Many of our homoeopathic doctors would describe nosodes in opprobrious terms; some use one to open almost every chronic case; others give … Read more

WERE HAHNEMANN ALIVE TODAY

Read by title before I.H.A., Bureau of Philosophy, June 16, 1938. T. DOUGLAS ROSS, M.B., CH.B.   Whoever reads his life (by Haehl) and studies the Organon, cannot fail to realise that Hahnemann was one of the greatest and wisest physicians of any age. He combined the thorough scholarship and painstaking method of a German … Read more