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An Introduction to Homeopathic Medicine in Primary Care - Sidney E. Skinner

An Introduction to Homeopathic Medicine in Primary Care

Paperback Published: 15th August 2000
ISBN: 9780834216761
Number Of Pages: 473

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An Introduction to Homeopathic Medicine in Primary Care shows mainstream health care providers how to safely and effectively treat common, acute illnesses with homeopathic medicines. Based on integrative medicine, this book presents the fundamentals of homeopathic medicines and provides practical guidance on using the right medicines with the suitable potency. You'll learn how to: -Gather appropriate data from patients -Homeopathically assess situations -Develop appropriate treatment plans -Prescribe the homeopathic medicines most often used in primary care

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xix
How To Use This Book Effectivelyp. xxi
The Fundamentalsp. 1
An Introduction to Homeopathic Medicinep. 3
Introductionp. 3
Homeopathic Medical Researchp. 5
The Fundamentalsp. 9
Homeopathic Pharmacyp. 10
Proper Handling of Homeopathic Medicinesp. 12
Prescribing for Acute Illness or Injuriesp. 13
Drug Interactions, Adverse Reactions, and Contraindications to Homeopathic Treatmentp. 24
Patient Educationp. 26
The regulatory Framework and Legal Implications of Integrative Practicep. 26
Professional Issues in the Workplacep. 28
Fifteen Essential Homeopathic Medicinesp. 31
Arnica montanap. 35
Overviewp. 35
Comparisonsp. 37
Key Symptoms of Arnica montanap. 37
Arsenicum albump. 41
Overviewp. 41
Comparisonsp. 44
Key Symptoms of Arsenicum albump. 44
Belladonnap. 48
Overviewp. 48
Comparisonsp. 51
Key Symptoms of Belladonnap. 52
Bryonia albap. 56
Overviewp. 56
Comparisonsp. 58
Key Symptoms of Bryonia albap. 59
Chamomillap. 62
Overviewp. 62
Comparisonsp. 64
Key Symptoms of Chamomillap. 64
Ferrum phosphoricump. 67
Overviewp. 67
Comparisonsp. 68
Key Symptoms of Ferrum phosphoricump. 68
Gelsemium sempervirensp. 70
Overviewp. 70
Comparisonsp. 72
Key Symptoms of Gelsemium sempervirensp. 72
Hepar sulphuris calcareump. 74
Overviewp. 74
Comparisonsp. 75
Key Symptoms of Hepar sulphuris calcareump. 76
Ignatia amarap. 79
Overviewp. 79
Comparisonsp. 81
Key Symptoms of Ignatia amarap. 81
Mercurius vivus or Mercurius solubilisp. 84
Overviewp. 84
Comparisonsp. 86
Key Symptoms of Mercuriusp. 86
Nux vomicap. 90
Overviewp. 90
Comparisonsp. 92
Key Symptoms of Nux vomicap. 92
Phosphorusp. 96
Overviewp. 96
Comparisonsp. 98
Key Symptoms of Phosphorusp. 98
Pulsatillap. 104
Overviewp. 104
Comparisonsp. 107
Key Symptoms of Pulsatillap. 107
Rhus toxicodendronp. 113
Overviewp. 113
Comparisonsp. 115
Key Symptoms of Rhus toxicodendronp. 115
Sulphurp. 120
Overviewp. 120
Comparisonsp. 122
Key Symptoms of Sulphurp. 122
Clinical Prescribingp. 129
Injuries and Emergenciesp. 131
Abrasionsp. 131
Anginap. 132
Appendicitisp. 135
Asphyxia or Respiratory Distress of the Newbornp. 136
Bites and Stingsp. 138
Burnsp. 139
Cerebrovascular Accidentsp. 140
Contusions and Hematomasp. 140
Dislocated Jointsp. 140
Eye Injuriesp. 141
Fracturesp. 143
Frostbitep. 143
Head Injuriesp. 143
Hemorrhagep. 145
Lacerationsp. 148
Overuse Injuriesp. 149
Puncture Woundsp. 149
Sciaticap. 150
Spinal Injuriesp. 152
Sprains and Strainsp. 153
Sunstroke and Heat Exhaustionp. 155
Syncopep. 156
Skinp. 158
Acnep. 158
Atopic Dermatitis, Seborrhea, and Psoriasisp. 159
Bacterial Infections of the Dermisp. 160
Contact Dermatitisp. 167
Fungal Infectionsp. 169
Herpetic Infectionsp. 171
Urticariap. 173
Warts and Molluscump. 174
Wensp. 178
Eyep. 179
Conjunctivitisp. 179
Hordeolump. 181
Diabetic Retinopathyp. 182
Ear, Nose, and Throatp. 183
Earp. 183
Nosep. 195
Throatp. 214
Lower Respiratory Systemp. 219
Acute Asthmap. 219
Bronchiolitisp. 222
Acute Bronchitisp. 224
Laryngitisp. 230
Acute Laryngotracheobronchitis (Viral Croup)p. 231
Winter Coughp. 232
Emotional Health and Chemical Dependency Recoveryp. 233
Acute Griefp. 233
Anticipatory Anxietyp. 235
Business Failure and Financial Lossp. 236
Fear Remaining after a Frightening Eventp. 238
Insomniap. 238
Insults, Wounded Honor, Shame, and Embarrassmentp. 238
Ailments from Bad Newsp. 239
Drug and Alcohol Addictionp. 239
Gastrointestinal Systemp. 245
Esophageal Disordersp. 245
Gastric Disordersp. 248
Intestinal Disordersp. 257
Anorectal Pathologyp. 273
Cholecystopathyp. 277
Genitourinary System and Men's Healthp. 282
Testiclesp. 282
Epididymitisp. 283
Penisp. 283
Prostatep. 286
Urinary Tractp. 291
Infectious Diseasep. 297
Coxsackievirus Infectionsp. 297
Fever of Unknown Origin, Roseola, Fifth Disease, and Simple Coxsackie Feverp. 299
Hepatitisp. 300
Influenzap. 306
Mononucleosisp. 310
Varicellap. 313
Brain and Nervous Systemp. 315
Headachesp. 315
Nervous Systemp. 327
Gynecology and Primary Care for Pregnancy and Childbirthp. 336
Vulvovaginitisp. 336
Pregnancyp. 340
Laborp. 347
Postpartum Care and Care of the Neonatep. 351
Dysmenorrheap. 355
Menopausep. 357
Postsurgical Carep. 360
Anxiety before Surgeryp. 360
Surgical Dressingsp. 361
Postsurgical Homeopathic Protocolsp. 362
Complications after Surgeryp. 363
Homeopathic Medicine: The Big Picturep. 369
History and Conceptual Framework of Homeopathic Medicinep. 371
Origins of Homeopathic Medicinep. 371
Homeopathy in North Americap. 373
History and Status of Homeopathic Medicine Overseasp. 377
Hahnemann's Grand Theoryp. 379
Contemporary Approaches to Homeopathic Theoryp. 384
Taking It Furtherp. 391
Professional Development for the Integrative Clinicianp. 391
Advanced Homeopathic Educationp. 392
The Role of the Homeopathic Specialistp. 393
The Research Rolep. 394
Conclusionp. 397
Referencesp. 399
Medicines in the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, 1999p. 407
Homeopathic Educational Programsp. 441
Homeopathic Resourcesp. 449
Patient Handoutsp. 453
Homeopathic Pharmaceutical Manufacturers in the United States and Canadap. 457
Indexp. 461
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ISBN: 9780834216761
ISBN-10: 0834216760
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 473
Published: 15th August 2000
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.65

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