SYNDROME IS THE ANSWER

Presented for the I.H.A., Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, June, 1943. THOMAS K. MOORE, M.D.   Syndrome is an overshadowing word. The aggregate of symptoms associated with any morbid process and constituting together the picture of a disease, has been most useful in classification of disease. So that having before us a certain picture we can … Read more

EDITORIAL

Eugene Underhill   When will the next meeting of the International Hahnemannian Association be held? It was stated in the early spring that we were requested and practically forbidden to hold our regular meeting. The annual 1943 meetings of the I.H.A., A.I.H., the California State Homoeopathic. Medical Society, and numerous other homoeopathic meetings were canceled … Read more

DEPARTMENT OF PRACTICAL CASE MANAGEMENT

EUGENE UNDERHILL, JR., M.D., Editor. EXAMINATION OF THE PATIENT.   Every physician of experience has heard more than once something to this effect: “How could the doctor tell what was wrong when he didn’t examine me?” The reference is usually to some physician whom the patient has previously consulted. The new medical advisor, realizing the … Read more

QUESTION AND ANSWER DEPARTMENT

NOTE: Send questions to Dr. Eugene Underhill, Jr., 2010 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.   Question: WHY ARE MANY HOMOEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS SO PREJUDICED AGAINST THE SIMPLE OPERATION OF TONSILLECTOMY?. Answer: These physicians have long recognized what is now editorially admitted in the Pennsylvania Medical Journal, Oct. 1943, page 55. The abuse of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy and … Read more

RECURRENT PROOF OF THE VALUE OF SIMILIA

Presented for I.H.A., Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, June, 1943. J. W. WAFFENSMITH, M.D., H.M.   Homoeopathy is particularly adapted to discerning people, those who are capable of taking the long range view of treatment. Shorn of his sophistries, man faces the bar of psychic and physical symptom judgment for remedy evaluation. It matters not whether … Read more

A RE-PROVING OF AGNUS CASTUS

     DONALD MACFARLAN, M.D.   The re-proving of drugs presents many valuable facets. It strengthens one’s belief in the power of dynamized drugs to actually produce symptoms. It discloses the fact that although many of the symptoms recur in each prover, each one has a distinctively individualistic pattern brought out from the ordeal. No qualms of … Read more

EXCERPTS FROM THE TEXTBOOK OF CONSTITUTION THERAPY

PROFESSOR BERNARD ASCHNER, M.D. CASE HISTORIES.   Dr. Von Hennes, Cologne, says pointedly: The homoeopathic remedies lend themselves particularly for an actual Constitution Therapy. The altering of the total constitution in the aim of every real cure. The symptom totality serves for the choice of the indicated remedy. Organ relations are only to be considered … Read more