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HOMCEOPATHY.

(WITH WHICH THE ANNALS OF THE BRITISH HOMEOPATHIC SOCIETY AMD TUB ANNALS OP
THE LONDON HOMtEOPATHIC HOSPITAL ABE INCORPORATED.)

EDITED BY

J. J. DRYSDALE, M.D., R. E. DUDGEON, M.D.,

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NEW YORK, U.S.: BOERICKE & TAMIL, Hi, GRAND »TRBEl\

MDCCCLXXIV.

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PHOSPHORUS IN NEURALGIA. . . . . . • 1

CASES OF LEAD POISONING FROM WELL WATER. BY BR. J. W. VON

TUNZELMANN . . . . • 'M

WALDENBURG'S EXPERIMENTS ON ANIMALS APPLIED TO HUMAN TUBERCULOSIS AND PULMONARY CONSUMPTION . . . .32

A REVIEW OF HAHNEMANN'S 'INSTRUCTION FOR SURGEONS RESPECTING

VENEREAL DISEASES.' BY W. B. A. SCOTT, M.D. EDIN. . . .65

ON THE PATHOGENESY OF ACONITE, WITH CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS. BY

J. H. NANKIVELL, M.R.C.S., YORK . . -70

CASE OF COLIC SIMULATING PAINTER'S COLIC, WITH OPISTHOTONOS, AND

OTHER CASES. BY DR. E. C. HOLLAND . . . . .79

NOTES ON RE-VACCINATION. BY CHARLES H. BLACKLEY, M.R.C.S. ENG. . 90

REVIEWS.

MEMOIR OF SIR JAMES Y. SIMPSON, BART. BY J. DUNS, D.D., F.R.S.E. . 114

THE SIMPLICITY OF LIFE: AN INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER TO 'PATHOLOGY.'

BY RALPH RICHARDSON, M.A., M.D. . . . . .155

THE BATHS AND WELLS OF EUROPE, THEIR ACTIONS AND USES, WITH NOTICES OF CLIMATIC RESORTS AND DIET CURES. BY JOHN MACPHERSON, M.D. . . . . • • 156

OPHIDIANS: ZOOLOGICAL ARRANGEMENT OF THE DIFFERENT GENERA, INCLUDING VARIETIES KNOWN IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA, THE EAST INDIES, SOUTH AFRICA, AND AUSTRALIA, &c. BY S. B. HIGGINS, S.A. 158

PRACTICAL NOTES ON THE NEW AMERICAN REMEDIES. BY R. TUTHILL

MASSY, M.D. . . . . -159

TAKING COLD (THE CAUSE OF HALF OUR DISEASES): ITS NATURE, CAUSES, PREVENTION, AND CURE; ITS FREQUENCY AS A CAUSE OF OTHER DISEASES, AND THE DISEASES OF WHICH IT IS A CAUSE, WITH THEIR DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT. BY JOHN W. HAYWARD, M.D., M.R.C.S., L.S.A. 160

PHYSIOLOGICO-PATHOLOGICAL BASIS OF THE MATERIA MEDICA. BY W. H.

BURT, M.D. . . .161

ACTION DES MEDICAMENTS HOMCEOPATH1QUES, OU, ELEMENTS DE PHAR

MACODYNAMIQUE. PAR LE DR. RICHARD HUGHES . . .164

CLINICAL RECORD . . . . . . .165

MISCELLANEOUS. On Infinitesimal Doses,175.—Guaco and itsUses,T83.—Homoeopathy and "Scientific Medicine,"189. Books Received, 192.

CONTENTS OF No. CXXVIII.

THE CLIMATE OF MADEIRA IN THE TREATMENT OF PHTHISIS AND OTHER

AFFECTIONS OF THE RESPIRATORY ORGANS. BY W. B. A SCOTT, M.D. . 193 ON THE TREATMENT OF SOME SKIN DISEASES. BY DR. CLOTAR MULLER . 225 THE CYPHER REPERTORY. BY DR. RICHARD HUGHES . . .244

THE TREATMENT OF TYPHOID FEVER BY COLD BATHS . . . 250

A CALL UPON ALL HOMOEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS FOR THE PROVING OF

MEDICINES UPON HEALTHY MEN AND ANIMALS . .255

PHYSIOLOGICAL ACTION OF ACETATE OF COPPER . . . .260

BINZ AND ANSTIE ON BROMIDE OF POTASSIUM . . .272

ON THE NAIVETE INHERENT IN GERMAN HOMOEOPATHY. A CRITICAL

MEDITATION. BY DR. J. KAFKA, PRAGUE .276

ON CERTAIN PATHOLOGICAL POINTS OF INTEREST. BY EDWARD T. BLAKE,

M.D., OF REIGATE . . . .281

CASES ILLUSTRATIVE OF DISEASE OF THE URINARY ORGANS. BY HENRY

HARRIS, ESQ., M.R.C.S. . . .295

SPECIFIC MEDICATION IN RELATION TO SURGERY. BY DR. W. S. CRAIG, OF

SCARBOROUGH . . . . . . .304

CASES FROM THE LONDON HOMOEOPATHIC HOSPITAL. BY DR. MACKECIINIE 320

REVIEWS.

'THE SPECIFIC ACTION OF DRUGS ON THE HEALTHY SYSTEM: AN INDEX TO
THEIR THERAPEUTIC VALUE, AS DEDUCED FROM EXPERIMENTS ON
MEN AND ANIMALS. BY ALEX. G. BURNESS, M.B., CM., UNIV. ABERD.:
AND F. T. MAVOR, M.R.C.V.S. . . .384

BOERICKE AND TAFEL'S QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF MEDICAL LITERATURE 338

MISCELLANEOUS.

Toxicology of the Poison of various Fungi, 848.—On Sulphide of Potassium, Sulphide of Sodium, and Sulphide of Calcium, by Sydney Ringer, M.D., 353.—Liquor Sodae ChloratEe in Metrorrhagia, 363.—Chips from the Workshops of the " Secret-case " Practitioners, by Dr. Hirsch, Prague, 364.

CLINICAL RECORD . . . . , . . .870

Obituaey: Dr. Bernhurd Hirschel and Dr. Edward Acworth, 388.

British Homoeopathic Congress, 383.

Books Received, 384.

PAOE

OZONE AND ANTOZONE. BY W. B. A. SCOTT, M.D. . . . .885

ON THE ACTTON OF IRON. BY ROBERT T. COOPER, M.D.T.C.D. . . 409

RABIES MEPHITICA. BY THE REV. HORACE HOVEY, MA. . . .4*2

HAHNEMANN'S EARLIEST DISCIPLES. DISCOURSE BY DR. LORBACHER. OF

LEIPSIC, ON THE 119th ANNIVERSARY OF HAHNEMANN'S BIRTH . 461

03NANTHE CROCATA .459

NOTE TO "EXAMINATION OF HAHNEMANN'S PATHOGENESIS OF BELLADONNA." BY DR. RICHARD HUGHES . .475 ON SOME CASES OF HEMOPTYSIS. BY DR. HERBERT NANKIVELL . . 486 ON SOME POINTS IN THE THERAPEUTICS OF APOMORPHIA AND CHLORAL.

BY D. DYCE BROWN, M.A., M.D. . . . . .497

ADDRESS AT CLOSE OF SESSION 1873-4. BY DR. BAYES, VICE-PRESIDENT . 517

REVIEWS.

BCENNINGHAUSEN'8 HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPEIA OF INTERMITTENT AND
OTHER FEVERS. TRANSLATED, WITH THE ADDITION OF NEW REME-
DIES, BY A. KORNDOERFER, M.D. . . . . .531

ANNUAL BECORD OF HOMOEOPATHIC LITERATURE. 1873. EDITED BY C. G.

RAUE, M.D., ASSISTED BY FIFTEEN OTHERS . . .534

THE SCIENCE AND ART OF SURGERY. COMPILED FROM STANDARD ALLO-
PATHIC AUTHORITIES, AND ADAPTED TO HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPEUTICS.
BY E. C. FRANKLIN, M.D. . . . . .636

C. HERING'S MATERIA MEDICA; WITH A PATHOLOGICAL INDEX . 6S6

THE HAHNEMANN MATERIA MEDICA. PART III, CONTAINING BELLADONNA,

BY DR. R. HUGHES . . . . . . .642

L'HOMOEOPATHIE PROUVEE PAR SE8 ADVERSAIRES. PAR DR. FLA8SCHOEN 643

ON THE UNIVERSALITY OF THE HOMOEOPATHIC LAW OF CURE. BY

CHARLES NEIDHARD, M.D., &c. . . . . .548

JOURNALS OF THE QUARTER . . . . . .543

CLINICAL RECORD . . . . . . .564

MISCELLANEOUS.

British Homoeopathic Congress, 566.—Bazaar in aid of the Funds of the London Homoeopathic Hospital, 567.—Cases of Ringworm treated by Oleate of Mercurv, by Leonard Cane, M.B. and B.S. Lond., 570.—Case of Diabetes Meilitus, under the care of Mr. Kennedy, 573.

Obituary: Dr. George N. Epps, 574.

Correspondence: Letter from W. B. A. Scott, 575.

Books Received, 676.

CONTENTS OP No. CXXX.

HINDOO MEDICINE. BY W. B. A. SCOTT, M.D. . .577

CASES OF ZINC POISONING. BY J. W. VON TUNZELMANN, M.D. 610

HAHNEMANN'S PATHOGENESIS OF FERRUM . . . .614

THE PATHOGENES1ES OF THE "CHRONIC DISEASES." BY DR. RICHARD

HUGHES . . . . . .631

DR. RUSSELL REYNOLDS BEFORE THE BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION . 638

LUPUS AND ITS TREATMENT. BY EDWARD T. BLAKE, M.D., OF REIGATE . 643

REVIEWS.

UEBER DIE INCOMPETENZ DER BEWEISE FUR UND WIDER DIE HOMOOPATHIE GEGENUBER DER CONDITIO SINE OVA NON UM DIE GANZE HOMCEOPATHISCHE 8TREITFRAGE ZU LOSEN. VON VESPASIAN V. GRUZEWSKI . . . . . . . . .653

A SYSTEM OF SURGERY. BY WM. TOD HELMUTH, M.D. . . . 660

THE STEPPING-STONE TO HOMOEOPATHY AND HEALTH. BY DR. RUDDOCK . 67 JOURNALS OF THE QUARTER . . . . . .682

MISCELLANEOUS.

Relations of the Press towards Homoeopaths, 741.

Correspondence: Letter from C. Neidhard, 756.—Letter from Washington Epps, 757.

Books Received, 758.

Index, 759.

Appendi :—Pathogenetic Record, by Dr. Berridge.

THE

BRITISH JOURNAL

OF

HOMOEOPATHY.

PHOSPHORUS IN NEURALGIA.

In the October uumber of the Practitioner Mr. J. Ashburton Thompson continues his remarks on the powers of Phosphorus in neuralgia, and mentions several preparations as having been employed by him with varying success. Among others he instances six cases of neuralgia treated with Zinc phosphide. "This preparation is said/' he writes, "to contain one fourth of its weight of pure Phosphorus, of which only a half is available for therapeutic purposes." What he means by that is not clear to us; we would be inclined to think that the whole dose of the medicine given was available for therapeutic purposes, but as Zinc phosphide, not in any way as Phosphorus, which is quite a different thing. However, let that pass; there are other things that strike us in this notice of Zinc phosphide. The writer, it seems, "inadvertently prescribed a quantity equivalent to ^nd of a grain" in two cases. One of these was a young lady suffering from chronic gastritis, the other a young man debilitated by excessive mental work; neither of them had ever had neuralgia, though one of them had a neuralgic sister, so might be " a favourable subject for the disease." The sequel shows that the other was an equally

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