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Acute Care – Pharyngitis

Acute Care – the Homeopathic Management of Acute Pharyngitis with  Will Taylor, MD January 6, 2016 5-7pm US Pacific Standard time (UTC-8) [see also the full 6-session course package, at http://courses.homstudies.com/course/view.php?id=32] We’ll take an in-depth look into the homeopathic assessment and differential materia medica of acute pharyngitis (sore throat), including pharyngitis arising from non-specific viral infection, mononucleosis (glandular fever), group A beta hemolytic strep, and other bacterial infections.  With attention to…

Acute Care – Course Series

6 sessions on acute care topics, available individually or as a package January 6 2016 (Pharyngitis) [now available for self-paced participation via recorded video] January 20 (Cystitis, bladder infection) [now available for self-paced participation via recorded video] February 3 (Pertussis, whooping cough) February 17 (Otitis Media, Purulent rhinitis, Sinusitis) March 2 (Diarrhea) March 16, 2016 (topic to be determined, at participant request – I’ll run a poll beginning at session 1)…

acute care – Cystitis

We’ll take an in-depth look into the homeopathic assessment and differential materia medica of acute Cystitis (bladder infection), with some attention to potential sequelae and the potential  external maintaining factors and chronic disease considerations underlying recurrent infection. All illustrated with cases drawn from Will’s clinical experience and the classical literature.  instant enrollment via PayPal, using your credit/debit card or PayPal account

acute care- Pertussis

In this 3rd session of the series Acute Care for the Homeopathic Practitioner, we’ll address Pertussis (whooping cough).  Although often considered “gone,” and effectively managed by vaccination in modern society, this has never disappeared (nor disappeared & re-emerged), but persists in pediatric populations and has made inroads with an immunization-induced shifted demographic to older populations as patients & carriers, even in highly immunized populations.  Conventional practice relies on immunization as…

acute care – Otitis Media, Purulent rhinosinusitis

Acute Otitis Media comprises ~25% of the business of a typical family or general practice, and an even greater share of a practice devoted to the care of children.  Acute purulent rhinitis (“snotty nose”) often accompanies otitis media, and presents as a common differential in the workup of children.  Acute and subacute sinusitis is a common clinical presentation in older children and adults.  The conventional management of these collectively can be…

acute care – Diarrhea

Acute diarrhea is a common presenting complaint in general family practice, and particularly in a practice focusing on the care of children.  Acute viral diarrheas, including rotoviral diarrhea, can be particularly problematic in infants, with the risk of acute fluid loss and dehydration, particularly in environments of low socioeconomic support and in “developing” economies. Conventional medical management focusses on prevention, with immunization for rotavirus as one of many potential agents,…

acute care – session 6