Introduction to the book Homeopathy and Paediatrics by D.m.Foubister. He discussed various aspect of children diseases to understanding of the place of Homoeopathy in paediatrics as in other branches of medicine,
The concept of like cures like was two thousand year old but Hahnemann was the first who proved it scientifically by experimenting on himself and gave the world a new system of medicine known as Homeopathy. Discovery of Homoeopathy had been narrated by D.M Foubister.
Difference between Homoeopathy and Chemotherapy is this that homeopathic treatment make the body more resistance for various infection and in chemotherapy only focus is to destroy the micro-organisms that will not help body to improve resistance.
Dr. C.V. Pink, who has had thirty years experience of obstetrics, considers that Arnica 30 or 200 given to mother and child after parturition, sometimes with Hypericum in the same potency, is of service in helping mother and child to overcome the effects of trauma.
Role of Homoeopathic medicine pre and post operative has been found to be effective by D.M.Foubister in his book Homeopathy and paediatrics.
Homoeopathy and emotional and behavioural problems of Children discussed by D.M.Foubister.
Disorders of Personality in children and their treatment with homeopathy. Silica is the most commonly indicated remedy for children who cannot hold their own with the other children, Phosphorus probably comes next.
Nearly all mongols and mentally retarded or autistic children benefit definitely by receiving constitutional homoeopathic treatment. Medorrhinum is a near specific, Carcinosin, Sepia, Baryta carb, and other remedies may be required.
In Acute Manifestations of Psychosomatic disease, the homoeopathic approach in acute is to give the patient a drug, the effects of which in health closely correspond with the pattern of symptoms reflecting the patient’s attempt to get well and thereby enhancing the natural tendency to recovery.
As homeopathy is a different system of medicine so asessing the prognonsis is quite different for example vitamin resistant rickets can respond to homoeopathic treatment.
Prescribing in Chronic Disease is based on constitutional treatment.There is a remarkable resemblance between the effects of drugs and human personality which makes constitutional treatment possible.
The period of gestation is regarded in homoeopathic practice as a time specially suitable for constitutional treatment of the mother given by D.M.Foubister.
Breast feeding is important to raise the immunity of the infant. Homoeopathy has a great deal to offer in conjunction with other measures such as pre- natal preparation of nipple and to enhance the milk by D.M.Foubister.
Case Taking in Infancy includes family history and emotional condition, cravings aversions of mother during pregnancy by D.m.Foubister in his book Homeopathy and Paediatrics.
A common problem in children is frequent colds, often associated with chronically infected tonsils and adenoids and Kent advocated Tuberculinum for chronically infected tonsils and adenoids, and a strong indication for Tuberculinum bov. is very large tonsillar or other cervical glands.
D.m.Foubister obseved that only Constitutional Treatment is effective in any diseases coming from psychosomatic origin whether it is migraine,epilepsy, asthma and enuresis.
A specially important feature of aluminium is weakness of the rectal muscles so that straining is necessary for the evacuation of a stool of normal consistency. Hence we should not cook food in Aluminium utensils.