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BOOK REVIEW
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 45

Lymphatic Filariasis:Homoeopathic approach


Department of Practice of Medicine, Mahesh Bhattacharyya Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Date of Web Publication29-Mar-2014

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Rajat Chattopadhyay
Department of Practice of Medicine, Mahesh Bhattacharyya Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata, West Bengal
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-7168.129679

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Chattopadhyay R. Lymphatic Filariasis:Homoeopathic approach. Indian J Res Homoeopathy 2014;8:45

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Chattopadhyay R. Lymphatic Filariasis:Homoeopathic approach. Indian J Res Homoeopathy [serial online] 2014 [cited 2019 Jun 17];8:45. Available from: http://www.ijrh.org/text.asp?2014/8/1/45/129679




Name of the book: Lymphatic filariasis: Homoeopathic approach (Disease Monograph)

Published by: Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, New Delhi

Lymphatic filariasis, being an age-old disease, has a great impact on the Indian socio-economic pattern. The book "Lymphatic Filariasis, Homoeopathic approach" is a unique attempt by Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) and will help the readers understand the disease.

It contains the historical background, epidemiology, social impact of lymphatic filariasis. The pathogenesis and pathology of the disease are well described with wonderful pictures and figures. The clinical features, both of acute as well as of chronic stage, of lymphatic filariasis are written in detail with series of diagnosis, cellular assays, sero-diagnosis, molecular diagnosis, etc., The definition of disease management should be remembered by the students as well as by the practitioners in the field of Homoeopathy. The chapters on "Management" and "Prevention and Control" will help with the rational approach towards this disease.

The pivot of this monograph is Homoeopathic concept of lymphatic filariasis, which reflects the approach of stalwarts of homoeopathy to this disease. Topics like homoeopathic approach, homoeopathic concept of prevention, curative and palliative approaches in the management of lymphatic filariasis are very informative.

The last chapter of the book concentrates on the Research in Homoeopathy on lymphatic filariasis by CCRH and other researchers.

The list of the useful and most frequently prescribed medicines indicated in lymphatic filariasis with the potency will guide not only the budding homoeopaths but also the experienced ones to practice homoeopathy with greater confidence. The indications of useful remedies are listed impressively. The relationship of the remedies is also incorporated in the same chapter and the last part of it - Most useful potency - will be beneficial to mitigate the confusion among the neonates of Homoeopathy.

This monograph makes an engrossing reading due to detailed interesting information about the disease, explaining the concept of homoeopathy, acquainting with the detailed research work done in lymphatic filariasis in easy readable language with figures, statistics and references at the end of the each chapter.




 

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