TWO ITEMS FOR THE ROUND TABLE. A man who had had gonorrhoea three times got his penis caught while at work in the tight trousers which he was wearing, resulting in a serious case of paraphimosis. There was severe vascular stagnation and tumefaction of the entire member. The glans especially was a “horrible” disfigurement. Willing but ill-fated attempts by a doctor had failed to reduce either the strangulation or the resulting misery.
EDITORIAL. So with these cases bobbing up here and there you homoeopaths may run into a case or an epidemic and perusal of this review may supply you with a starting point and a confidence. But ever keep in mind the idea that one of many remedies may be indicated and be alert for outstanding symptoms to guide to whatever the curative remedy.
IMPATIENCE A DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS. An evaluation of the psychological personality should be a part of the routine case taking. Particularly, when there is a dearth of sufficient generalities and modalities on which to base a proper prescription, we can make the most of our evaluation of the psychological type.
RECENT CONCEPTS AND NEW FORMULAE IN MEDICINE. Materialistic causation factors are largely replaced by a knowledge of the subtle forces producing distunement in the vital and physiologic processes of the organism, “disturbed life force” and changed polarity in the electro-magnetic currents of the body which renders the being out of harmony with the rhythm of the Cosmos.
WAYS OF GIVING THE POTENCY. In disease of great pathology or with more end results present or in the aged where vitality is sadly weakened, one should favor the low potencies perhaps given a little more often, while in early functional states with not much pathology as yet present and in the young with lots of vitality, higher and higher potencies can be nicely tolerated.