An Introduction To Homeopathic Medicine In Primary Care / Edition 1

An Introduction To Homeopathic Medicine In Primary Care / Edition 1

by Sidney Skinner, David Ed. Skinner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834216760

ISBN-13: 9780834216761

Pub. Date: 08/01/2000

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

An Introduction to Homeopathic Medicine in Primary Care-new from Aspen -shows mainstream health care providers how to safely and effectively treat common, acute illnesses with homeopathic medicines.

Overview

An Introduction to Homeopathic Medicine in Primary Care-new from Aspen -shows mainstream health care providers how to safely and effectively treat common, acute illnesses with homeopathic medicines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834216761
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
473
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Prefacexv
Acknowledgmentsxix
How To Use This Book Effectivelyxxi
Part IThe Fundamentals1
Chapter 1An Introduction to Homeopathic Medicine3
Introduction3
Homeopathic Medical Research5
The Fundamentals9
Homeopathic Pharmacy10
Proper Handling of Homeopathic Medicines12
Prescribing for Acute Illness or Injuries13
Drug Interactions, Adverse Reactions, and Contraindications to Homeopathic Treatment24
Patient Education26
The regulatory Framework and Legal Implications of Integrative Practice26
Professional Issues in the Workplace28
Part IIFifteen Essential Homeopathic Medicines31
Chapter 2Arnica montana35
Overview35
Comparisons37
Key Symptoms of Arnica montana37
Chapter 3Arsenicum album41
Overview41
Comparisons44
Key Symptoms of Arsenicum album44
Chapter 4Belladonna48
Overview48
Comparisons51
Key Symptoms of Belladonna52
Chapter 5Bryonia alba56
Overview56
Comparisons58
Key Symptoms of Bryonia alba59
Chapter 6Chamomilla62
Overview62
Comparisons64
Key Symptoms of Chamomilla64
Chapter 7Ferrum phosphoricum67
Overview67
Comparisons68
Key Symptoms of Ferrum phosphoricum68
Chapter 8Gelsemium sempervirens70
Overview70
Comparisons72
Key Symptoms of Gelsemium sempervirens72
Chapter 9Hepar sulphuris calcareum74
Overview74
Comparisons75
Key Symptoms of Hepar sulphuris calcareum76
Chapter 10Ignatia amara79
Overview79
Comparisons81
Key Symptoms of Ignatia amara81
Chapter 11Mercurius vivus or Mercurius solubilis84
Overview84
Comparisons86
Key Symptoms of Mercurius86
Chapter 12Nux vomica90
Overview90
Comparisons92
Key Symptoms of Nux vomica92
Chapter 13Phosphorus96
Overview96
Comparisons98
Key Symptoms of Phosphorus98
Chapter 14Pulsatilla104
Overview104
Comparisons107
Key Symptoms of Pulsatilla107
Chapter 15Rhus toxicodendron113
Overview113
Comparisons115
Key Symptoms of Rhus toxicodendron115
Chapter 16Sulphur120
Overview120
Comparisons122
Key Symptoms of Sulphur122
Part IIIClinical Prescribing129
Chapter 17Injuries and Emergencies131
Abrasions131
Angina132
Appendicitis135
Asphyxia or Respiratory Distress of the Newborn136
Bites and Stings138
Burns139
Cerebrovascular Accidents140
Contusions and Hematomas140
Dislocated Joints140
Eye Injuries141
Fractures143
Frostbite143
Head Injuries143
Hemorrhage145
Lacerations148
Overuse Injuries149
Puncture Wounds149
Sciatica150
Spinal Injuries152
Sprains and Strains153
Sunstroke and Heat Exhaustion155
Syncope156
Chapter 18Skin158
Acne158
Atopic Dermatitis, Seborrhea, and Psoriasis159
Bacterial Infections of the Dermis160
Contact Dermatitis167
Fungal Infections169
Herpetic Infections171
Urticaria173
Warts and Molluscum174
Wens178
Chapter 19Eye179
Conjunctivitis179
Hordeolum181
Diabetic Retinopathy182
Chapter 20Ear, Nose, and Throat183
Ear183
Nose195
Throat214
Chapter 21Lower Respiratory System219
Acute Asthma219
Bronchiolitis222
Acute Bronchitis224
Laryngitis230
Acute Laryngotracheobronchitis (Viral Croup)231
Winter Cough232
Chapter 22Emotional Health and Chemical Dependency Recovery233
Acute Grief233
Anticipatory Anxiety235
Business Failure and Financial Loss236
Fear Remaining after a Frightening Event238
Insomnia238
Insults, Wounded Honor, Shame, and Embarrassment238
Ailments from Bad News239
Drug and Alcohol Addiction239
Chapter 23Gastrointestinal System245
Esophageal Disorders245
Gastric Disorders248
Intestinal Disorders257
Anorectal Pathology273
Cholecystopathy277
Chapter 24Genitourinary System and Men's Health282
Testicles282
Epididymitis283
Penis283
Prostate286
Urinary Tract291
Chapter 25Infectious Disease297
Coxsackievirus Infections297
Fever of Unknown Origin, Roseola, Fifth Disease, and Simple Coxsackie Fever299
Hepatitis300
Influenza306
Mononucleosis310
Varicella313
Chapter 26Brain and Nervous System315
Headaches315
Nervous System327
Chapter 27Gynecology and Primary Care for Pregnancy and Childbirth336
Vulvovaginitis336
Pregnancy340
Labor347
Postpartum Care and Care of the Neonate351
Dysmenorrhea355
Menopause357
Chapter 28Postsurgical Care360
Anxiety before Surgery360
Surgical Dressings361
Postsurgical Homeopathic Protocols362
Complications after Surgery363
Part IVHomeopathic Medicine: The Big Picture369
Chapter 29History and Conceptual Framework of Homeopathic Medicine371
Origins of Homeopathic Medicine371
Homeopathy in North America373
History and Status of Homeopathic Medicine Overseas377
Hahnemann's Grand Theory379
Contemporary Approaches to Homeopathic Theory384
Chapter 30Taking It Further391
Professional Development for the Integrative Clinician391
Advanced Homeopathic Education392
The Role of the Homeopathic Specialist393
The Research Role394
Conclusion397
References399
Appendix AMedicines in the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, 1999407
Appendix BHomeopathic Educational Programs441
Appendix CHomeopathic Resources449
Appendix DPatient Handouts453
Appendix EHomeopathic Pharmaceutical Manufacturers in the United States and Canada457
Index461

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