WHEN THE WELL-SELECTED REMEDY FAILS TO ACT

Read before the Bureau of Clinical Medicine, I.H.A., June 22, 1951. EDWARD WHITMONT, M.D.   A most disturbing situation is encountered when a case seems to present clear-cut symptoms, definitely suggestive of a certain remedy, yet the patient fails to show a satisfactory therapeutic response when that medicine is given. To the extent that incomplete … Read more

ANESTHESIA IN OBSTETRICS

Read before the Bureau of Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, I.H.A., June 19, 1951. JOHN A. SWARTWOUT, M.D.   For centuries, the ideal method of anesthesia during childbirth has been of great concern. Many people believe that anesthesia in such a “normal” physiological procedure is not necessary and in fact, undesirable. In the covered wagon day, … Read more

CEPHALANDRA INDICA

ITS PROVINGS, MATERIA MEDICA, CLINICAL. VERIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL OBSERVATIONS Read by title before the Bureau of Materia Medica, I.H.A., June 26, 1952. SARAT CHANDRA GHOSE, M.D., M.R.S.L. (London)   Common Names. Sans.: Bimba; Hindi.: Kanduri Ki-bill; Beng.: Telakucha; Tamil.: Korai; Punj.: Kanduri; Persian: Khabare hindi; Latin: Cephalandra Indica. Natural Order. Cucurbitaceae. Description of the Plant. … Read more