Robin Murphy's Case Analysis and Prescribing Techniques
OverviewRobin Murphy offers clear explanations of some of the most difficult aspects of homeopathic case management.
287 pp hb
DetailsRobin Murphy is a passionate and much-loved homeopathic educator.
This series of books now available from B Jain offers Murphy's wealth of knowledge as excellent value in this handsome collection.
From the Book
Case taking is the most important part of homeopathic professional treatment, and an art, which can decide not only the progress of a patient but the final outcome of the case as well.
The book includes topics such as the Organon, Mistakes in Prescribing, Vital Force, Definition of Health, Etiologies, Case Management, and Miasms.
Several cases are analyzed throughout the book with] discussions and follow-up.
Contains the transcripts of seven, 95-minute audio tapes, practical hints on prescribing and managing the case are given.
There is student-teacher dialogue clearing queries.
The book guides about potency selection.
The author has given a point-wise approach to case taking punctuated with general discussions on the related subjects and giving invaluable tips all along, making it somewhat revolutionary when compared with accepted notions divulged and applied in the earlier guidelines to case taking.
He discusses the 6th edition of Organon in detail highlighting and discussing in depth several important aspects of case taking, viz. Methods of repertorizing, Various methods of case taking, Etiology to be looked for during case taking, How to handle AIDS cases, How to treat and manage drug addicts, Gauge reaction to treatments, etc.
The author points out the common mistakes a student or practitioner may make in the course of case taking or treatment.
ContentsThe Organon -- 1
Common mistakes in prescribing -- 17
Mechanical perspective on health versus vitalistic perspective -- 31
The vital force -- 35
The homeopathic literature -- 45
How to study Materia Medica -- 57
Homeopathic case-taking -- 65
How to analyze cases -- 95
Different repertorization techniques -- 103
Etiologies -- 119
AIDS -- 165
Reactions to treatments -- 187
Handling people on drugs -- 227
Intercurrent prescribing -- 249
Organopathic prescribing -- 255
Isopathic prescribing -- 263
Tautopathic prescribing -- 269
Prophylactic prescribing -- 271
Selection techniques -- 275
LM potencies -- 283