Sunday, February 24, 2013

Homeopathic Repertory

What is a homeopathic repertory?

Repertory is a guide of homeopathy which can help any homeopathic Physician to collect the actual medicine of homeopathy. For a homeopathic Physician, it is necessary to collect patient’s physical and mental symptoms and those symptoms and medicine to be mentioned in a repertory serially. Homeopathic repertory is a key to select actual medicine.

Necessity of repertory

Repertory helps the physician to select an actual medicine in a short time. Sometimes the patient’s symptoms are similar with different medicine. So it is very difficult to select a proper medicine. In this case repertory may help us to find out real medicine for the patient. The sum and substance, repertory reveals a short list of medicines for us. So it is easier to select a real medicine. Materia Medica is most essential for all homeopathic practitioners but repertory give us to attain salvation from the expanse of the materia medica.

Here has mentioned some great repertory of homeopathy with the writer’s name:

A)    General Repertory:

1.    Dr. Kent- Repertory of the Homeopathic Materia Medica.
2.    Dr. Boenning Hausen-  a) Benin Hausen’s Theraputic and Pocket Book.
b) Benin Hausen’s characteristics and Repertory which is compiled by Dr. C. M. Boger.

    B) Clinical Repertory:

    1. Dr. W. Borick- “Clinical Repertory” which is a part of “Hand book of Homoeopathic Materia Medica.
    2. Dr. J. H. Clark- Clinical Repertory to the Dictionary of Materia Medica.
    3. Dr. H. A. Robert- Sensation as if
    4. Dr. Bell- Diarrhoea
    5. Dr. King- Headache.

    C) Concordance Repertory:

        1. Dr. Knerr- Dr. Knerr’s Repertory.
        2. Dr. Boyel- Dr. Boyel’s Repertory.
        3. Dr. Nash- Dr. Nash’s Repertory.
    4. Dr. gentry- Dr. Gentry’s Concordance.

d) Card Repertory:

    1. Dr. Boger- Dr. Boger’s Card Index.
    2. Dr. Field- Dr. Field’s Card Repertory.
    3. Dr. Jugal Kishur compiled by “Card Repertory.