HELLEBORE IN ACCIDENTS TO THE HEAD

Read before Bureau of Materia Medica, I.H.A., June 17, 1948. ROYAL E.S. HAYES, M.D.   This is merely a reminder that Hellebore is sometimes suitable for the effects of blows to the head. Allens Handbook of Materia Medica, Clinical Section, has “Effects of concussion after Arnica has failed.” Farrington relates a case where Arnica had … Read more

A PLEA FOR DIAGNOSIS IN SURGERY

Read before Bureau of Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, I.H.A., June 16, 1948. J.B. GREGG CUSTIS, M.D.   I am coming before you this afternoon totally without others on my program. There are two reasons for this, one of which is probably my fault in that, although I had short notice, I could not persuade any … Read more

DISEASES OF THE EAR

Translated by S.W.S. FRITZ DONNER, M.D.   A. AURICLE:. Frostbite: In the very beginning Aconitum, or better Belladonna; later, when vesicles form: Rhus toxicodendron. Inclination to ulceration with dryness and burning; Arsenicum album. When the dry and inflamed skin shows fissures with bleeding: Acidum nitricum. Chronic conditions with itching and burning: Agaricus. Erysipelas of auricle: … Read more

TWO CASES OF PROGRESSIVE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

Read before Bureau of Clinical Medicine, I.H.A., June 17, 1948. JULIA M GREEN.   Since cases of progressive muscular dystrophy are rare, it is interesting to have two in one long practice. The first was reported to the I.H.A. in the early 1930s; it is sketched again here for purposes of comparison. M.C. was four … Read more

PLACE OF SURGERY IN HOMOEOPATHY

Thesis accompanying application for membership in I.H.A. DR. M. BHATTACHARJEE, M.H.S., P.R.S.M., CALCUTTA.   Surgery is altogether a different branch of study and is a matter of experience but not a science. It can be taken help of by a follower of any branch of medicine without the least detriment to the principles of treatment, … Read more