OPPORTUNITIES FOR INSTRUCTING PATIENTS IN HOMOEOPATHY

[Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, June 17, 1942]. ALLAN D. SUTHERLAND, M.D.   It seems paradoxical to say that the patients of a homoeopathic physician need instruction in homoeopathy. As a profession we are prone to look upon patients as already converts to the great truth of Similia from the mere fact of … Read more

QUESTION AND ANSWER DEPARTMENT

(“Note: Send questions to Dr. Eugene Underhill Jr.; 2010 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.).   Question: Many parents are literally shocked by grief when their sons leave home to enter military training. WHAT ABOUT THE HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDY AS A PROPHYLAXIS AGAINST SUCH SHOCK?. Answer: Unless the physician is familiar with type of constitution and knows the … Read more

RHUS TOXICODENDRON

DONALD MACFARLAN, M.D.   1. Nocturnal fidgets; could not keep still. Restlessness from sharp aching. Tearfully “blue.” Censorious and worse from company. Vertigo on walking. Confusion on dreaming. 2. The headache is dull frontal and constant, matutinal and following sleep. It may be sharp generalized and through the eyes. Puffy eyelids and hazy vision. Blood-shot … Read more

A SIMPLE PRESCRIPTION

[ Read by title before I.H.A., June 17, 1942 ]. ROYAL E.S. HAYES, M.D.   Woman, age 27, fourth labor, first stage; contractions at ten minute intervals. Pressure in rectum down through vagina described the pains. Vomiting bile. Lying as if exhausted, sleepy, but has had no sleep, averse to any effort, complains that nothing … Read more

SURGERY vs SIMILIA

[ Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Surgery, June 16, 1942]. C.P. BRYANT, M.D.   In presenting this paper the first thought in mind is an earnest belief that most homoeopathic physicians recognize the fact that the majority of surgical conditions are preventable if the patient can be seen before the stage of gross pathology. It … Read more

DEPARTMENT OF PRACTICAL CASE MANAGEMENT

Eugene Underhill APPENDICITIS AND THE WAR EFFORT.   There has been a sharp rise in the incidence of appendicitis associated with the rapid increase in army and navy personnel and the tremendous stepping up of industrial production. This result is only one of the innumerable pathologic by products of war time conditions. As an introduction … Read more

HOMOEOPATHY TODAY

JOHN HUTCHINSON, M.D. CHAPTER X. THE MODERN LABORATORY ITS DOMINATION.   Innumerable pathological questions have been studied in the modern laboratory. These studies have brought to light new facts have rewarded their workers in many ways concerning organic and functional life. There has been the energetic spirit to investigate great problems and so find just … Read more