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Book Review – Homeopathic Remedy Pictures

Written by on February 20, 2017 in Book Review, Homeopathy with 0 Comments

Title: Homeopathic Remedy Pictures – The 65 most important remedies in words and pictures Author: Vicki Mathison and Frans Kusse Publisher: Narayana Verlag Year: 2014 This is a great book that will appeal to all beginners in homeopathy. Experienced doctors might not finding anything new, but would definitely find it interesting to read. We know that a deep […]

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Natural Language Representation of Rubrics in iCure (Part 5)

Written by on February 19, 2016 in Homeopathy with 0 Comments
Natural Language Representation of Rubrics in iCure (Part 5)

Homeopathic repertories use a stylised, structured representation of symptoms in the form of rubrics. This representation makes it easier to search for a rubric. This format has been carried over to the computer repertories too. I feel that representing rubrics in the natural text form would often make it easier to understand the meaning of […]

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Book Review – Handwriting and Homeopathy

Written by on January 23, 2016 in Book Review, Homeopathy with 0 Comments

Title: Handwriting and Homeopathy Author: Dr.Ulrich Welte Publisher: Narayana Verlag Year: 2005 This book is a recent addition to my library. It is a large-format book, hard bound and fairly heavy! I bought this book because the idea of using  handwriting to discover clues about the suitable homeopathic remedy seems quite interesting. Readers may be familiar with […]

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Searching in iCure (Part-4)

Written by on December 29, 2015 in Homeopathy with 0 Comments
Searching in iCure (Part-4)

When I transitioned from using printed repertories to computer repertories, I was surprised that the computer repertory followed the exact same structure as the printed book. The software allowed you to look for a rubric following the same approach you would in looking for the rubric in the printed book: the chapter, section, sub-section, etc. […]

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Recognizing Drug Reactions (Part-3)

Written by on December 16, 2015 in Homeopathy with 0 Comments
Recognizing Drug Reactions (Part-3)

It is common knowledge that many allopathic drugs have side effects. This information can be found in books such as “Pocket Guide to Prescription Drugs”.  When a patient, who has been under allopathic care for a long time, comes to a homeopath, there is a good chance that he will exhibit symptoms caused by the […]

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Book Review – Homeopathy through the Chinese Looking Glass: Homeosiniatry Revisited

Written by on November 25, 2015 in Acupuncture, Book Review, Homeopathy with 0 Comments

Title: Homeopathy through the Chinese Looking Glass: Homeosiniatry Revisited Author: Dr. Joe Rozencwajg, NMD, Publisher: Emryss Publishers Year: 2011 Though I had purchased this book a few months ago, I could not finish reading it until last week. Thanks to the heavy rains in Chennai, I got some extra spare time now! In this book, […]

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Themes: Desirable Features of Homeopathic Software – Part 2

Written by on November 15, 2015 in Homeopathy with 0 Comments
Themes: Desirable Features of Homeopathic Software – Part 2

In an earlier post, I started to enumerate some features that I would like to see in a good homeopathic software, and how some of those found their way in to iCure, my own software. In this post, I would like to share another interesting feature called Themes. Sometimes when you elicit rubrics from a […]

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Desirable Features of Homeopathic Software

Written by on October 28, 2015 in Homeopathy with 0 Comments
Desirable Features of Homeopathic Software

There are many good homeopathic programs today. RADAR, RADAROpus, MacRepertory, ISIS, Mercurius, and Complete Dynamics are among the popular ones (I have with me all but the last one). Among web-based programs, Vithoulkas Compass is one that I subscribe to. Most of these include a patient database feature in order to keep track of the […]

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