Motion is painful, as it seems as if the fascia and cellular tissues were inflamed; hesitates to move. Falls, breaks things, clumsy (consider Calc. phos. also). Restless, changes from one thing to another. Tearful or indifferent. Jealous.
In regular cycles of a month or two there were some minor upsets. Then the remedy was repeated either in the same or higher potency. He was brought to see me on New Years Day, 1938, and has gained nineteen pounds. He looked the picture of health, and was eating practically everything.
These clinical cases are presented to demonstrate the use of the single remedy –various potencies –infrequent repetition — and varied diagnoses. All were office cases and the repertory used before the patient and various rubrics shown.
In the notation of and attention to premonitory disease syndromes, orthodoxy has improved. Many excellent and enlightening papers have been presented concerning precancer states, prehypertensive types, etc. The idea behind these papers is to urge treatment prior to the establishment of a diagnosis.
In concluding this part of the subject I would say: Take to repertorization as a confession of failure either to uncover the central and reactible features of patient and remedy or to properly evaluate what is at hand or of a too limited acquaintance with remedies, either numerically or their individual scope or both.