SOME QUESTIONS ON THE SEQUENCE OF POTENCIES

Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, June 18,. 1940. GRACE STEVENS, M.D.   When the attending physician has “taken the case” of the patient for whom he must prescribe and has chosen the remedy, how shall he decide on the potency to be used? Shall it be a matter of routine? Because he generally … Read more

DEPARTMENT OF PRACTICAL CASE MANAGEMENT

EUGENE UNDERHILL, JR., M.D., Editor. NOTES ON FOODS.   PEACHES, of which there are many varieties, have always held a high place on the list of choice and attractive fruits. There are white peaches and yellow ones. The white varieties in general are flavorsome than the yellow. Another contrast in hits remarkable fruit is in … Read more

QUESTION AND ANSWER DEPARTMENT

NOTE: Send questions to Dr. Eugene Underhill, Jr., 2010 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia,.   Questions: WHY IS IT THAT THE FIRST PRESCRIPTION IN A CHRONIC CASE OFTEN ACTS BETWEEN THAN ANY SUBSEQUENT PRESCRIPTION?. Answer: There are several points to consider: (a) Sometimes the first prescription is the true similimum, in which cases it will naturally act … Read more

SOME REMEDIES USEFUL IN OBSTETRICS

Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Obstetrics, June 17, 1940. VIRGINIA M. JOHNSON, M.D.   Prenatal care: Examine for albuminuria. Efficient remedies: Gels., Kalm., Thyroid. One robust woman passed only two ounces albuminous urine in two days; she was given Aristolochia serpentaria (Virginia snakeroot), a decoction of the root, and then voided about a gallon in … Read more

THE EFFECT OF VACCINES AND REMEDIES ON BODY REFLEXES

Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Clinical Medicine, June 17, 1940. H.A. NEISWANDER, M.D.   A number of years ago at the Post-Graduate School in Boston, Dr. Stearns told the class that the power f a diseased product used a medicine as well as drugs could be determined by observing the effect on some of the … Read more

SOME FACTS OF THE MATERIA MEDICA

Morrow H C Sulphur, Hepar calc. sulph. and Sepia are the exceptions; few antipsorics bear repetition.   Sulphur, Calcarea, Syphilinum Tuberculinum, Carbo vegetabilis are sure to cause reaction when well chosen remedies fail to act. This is especially true of Sulphur in acute cases. Moschus acts beneficially when the disorder does not follow its normal … Read more

VERIFICATIONS AND COMMENTS

Allan D Sutherland Read before I.H.A. Bureau of Clinical Medicine, June 17, 1940.   Scattered through these verifications the reader will find an occasional symptoms which may not be found in the provings but because of its association is to pertinent to let pass. Many such symptoms are found in clinical experience which are invaluable … Read more

ALBUMINURIA IN PREGNANCY

Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Obstetrics, June 17, 1940. R.C. BOWIE, M.D.   Pregnancy is a normal condition and one which every young married woman looks forward to with hope, if she has the correct attitude towards life. We have all seen delicate girls marry and were doubtful about their strength to have children, but … Read more