An Introduction To Homeopathic Medicine In Primary Care / Edition 1

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A family nurse practitioner and homeopathic clinician in San Francisco, Skinner explains to mainstream health care providers how to treat many non-chronic illnesses with homeopathic medicines safely and effectively. He analyzes the 15 homeopathic medicines most valuable to primary care, and explains how they can work on specific conditions. Appendices list all the medicines in the US homeopathic pharmacopoeia, education programs, resources, and manufacturers and provide patient handouts. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780834216761
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 8/1/2000
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 473
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book Effectively
Pt. I The Fundamentals 1
Ch. 1 An Introduction to Homeopathic Medicine 3
Pt. II Fifteen Essential Homeopathic Medicines 31
Ch. 2 Arnica montana 35
Ch. 3 Arsenicum album 41
Ch. 4 Belladonna 48
Ch. 5 Bryonia alba 56
Ch. 6 Chamomilla 62
Ch. 7 Ferrum phosphoricum 67
Ch. 8 Gelsemium sempervirens 70
Ch. 9 Hepar sulphuris calcareum 74
Ch. 10 Ignatia amara 79
Ch. 11 Mercurius vivus or Mercurius solubilis 84
Ch. 12 Nux vomica 90
Ch. 13 Phosphorus 96
Ch. 14 Pulsatilla 104
Ch. 15 Rhus toxicodendron 113
Ch. 16 Sulphur 120
Pt. III Clinical Prescribing 129
Ch. 17 Injuries and Emergencies 131
Ch. 18 Skin 158
Ch. 19 Eye 179
Ch. 20 Ear, Nose, and Throat 183
Ch. 21 Lower Respiratory System 219
Ch. 22 Emotional Health and Chemical Dependency Recovery 233
Ch. 23 Gastrointestinal System 245
Ch. 24 Genitourinary System and Men's Health 282
Ch. 25 Infectious Disease 297
Ch. 26 Brain and Nervous System 315
Ch. 27 Gynecology and Primary Care for Pregnancy and Childbirth 336
Ch. 28 Postsurgical Care 360
Pt. IV Homeopathic Medicine: The Big Picture 369
Ch. 29 History and Conceptual Framework of Homeopathic Medicine 371
Ch. 30 Taking It Further 391
References 399
App. A Medicines in the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, 1999 407
App. B Homeopathic Educational Programs 441
App. C Homeopathic Resources 449
App. D Patient Handouts 453
App. E Homeopathic Pharmaceutical Manufacturers in the United States and Canada 457
Index 461
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