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
eBook ISBN:
9780702036828
Print ISBN:
9780443101601

About the author

Steven Kayne

Affiliations and Expertise

Honorary Consultant Pharmacist to the Glasgow Homeopathic Hospital and Visiting Lecturer in Complementary Medicine at the School of Pharmacy, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK