Key Features

  • Details procedures relevant to pharmacists and other health professionals - including manufacturing, dispensing, and counter-prescribing.
  • Outlines the theoretical principles of homoeopathic prescribing.
  • Describes the application of homeopathy for both general and specific situations.
  • Provides easy-to-use reference tables for 60 common remedies and the symptoms related to their prescription.
  • Critically reviews important research papers and provides a guide to designing research tools.
  • Discusses the legal status of homoeopathic remedies.
  • Gives an account of the historical development of homeopathy in Europe and beyond.
  • Contains practical information such as homeopathic pharmacopoeias, methods of preparation of homeopathic medicines, nomenclature for potencies, dosage forms, and interpreting, dispencing, and pricing prescriptions.

Table of Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION

1. The Complementary Approach to Health

2. The Development of Homeopathy

3. The Spread of Homeopathy

PART 2 PROCEDURES

4. Preparing The Remedy

5. Supply of a Named Remedy

6. Over the Counter Prescribing

PART 3 CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

7. The Theory of Disease and Treatment

8. Choosing the Remedy

PART 4 HOMOEOPATHIC PRESCRIBING PRACTICE

9. Applications of Homeopathy

10. Remedies Allied to Homeopathy

PART 5 RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

11. Research

12. Education

PART 6 REFERENCE SECTION

13. Materia Medica

APPENDICES

14. Useful Addresses

15. Bibliography and Online Information

16. Index of Remedies

Details

No. of pages:
366
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702036828
Print ISBN:
9780443101601

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