CONCORDANCE

Presented by Dr.Sr.Temy Thomas M D REPERTORY Part-2

WORD MEANING OF CONCORDANCE
State of being of the same heart and mind, harmony.

Arrangement in ABC order of important words used by the author or in a book.

This word “Concordance” appeared first in the homoeopathic literatures by Boenninghausen, which was then replaced by Allen to “Relationship of Remedies.”

CONCORDANCE REPERTORY GENTRY CONCORDANCE REPERTORY KNERR’S REPERTORY .

Concordance repertory belongs to the Puritan group of repertories where the symptoms are given in their original form without much change or is based on alphabetical arrangement of original symptoms of Materia Medica i.e. . indexing the symptoms without much modifying them.

•KNERR’S REPERTORY .

C Hering .1847 – 30. • Graduated from Hahneman Homoeopathic Medical College.12.09.Dr. Philadelphia in 1869 • Assistant to Dr. Calvin Brobst Knerr (27.1940) • Father was a homoeopathic practitioner.

•Got married to Ms Mellita Pauline Hering at age of 27years in 1874 •Swedenborgian (Member of the Church of New Jerusalem) •September 30.1940 at 93 years passed away .

life and times of Hering(1940) .WORKS Knerr’s Repertory (1896) Co-editor of the 7 volumes of the Hering’s Guiding Symptoms of our Materia Medica(1881-1891) Drug relationship (1936) Repertory of Headache (1846) The conversations. talks.

1232 pages and 428 medicines in the repertory Source: Hering’s Materia Medica . 1 volume.Name: Repertory of Hering’s Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Author: Calvin Brobst Knerr Published: 1896 48 Chapters.

PLAN & CONSTRUCTION • Preface • Contents • Abbreviations • Chapters • index .

PREFACE .

• Tells about about arrangement of rubrics • Tells about marking of distinction • Tells about index of localities and terms • Acknowledgement to those who helped him to complete the work .

or.FOUR MARKS OF DISTINCTION II (DOUBLE THICK BLACK VERTICAL LINES) : Symptoms repeatedly verified (Carries highest mark) I (SINGLE VERTICAL THICK BLACK LINE): Symptoms verified by cures II (TWO ORDINARY VERTICAL LINES): Symptoms more frequently confirmed. strictly in character with the genius of the remedy . if but once confirmed.

I (SINGLE ORDINARY VERTICAL LINES) : less occasionally verified (Hand symbol) : cross reference θ (theta mark) : standing between the cured symptom and the pathological condition.toxicological extracts . t --.symptom observed on the sick only : -.the perpendicular dotted line . marks observation taken from the old school such as harmonize with our law of cure. π . or the physiological general state.

Contents • Chapters and page numbers Abbreviations • From Abies nigra to Zizia aurea • 428 medicine .

CHAPTERS .

Symptoms arranged in the original form and alphabetical The order of arrangement or method of classification. the anatomical or regional division into 48 chapters . perfected and used by Hering throughout his entire work on Materia Medica i. developed.e. followed in the compilation of this repertory is the one inaugurated by Hahnemann.

The organ-wise classification follows Hahnemannian schema till 34th chapter and the remaining chapters represent the reaction of the whole body .Begins with chapter Mind and Disposition Ends with chapter on Drug Relationship along with complete index of localities and terms.

No . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Chapter Main Rubrics Pages Mind & Disposition Sensorium Inner Head Outer Head Eyes Ears Nose Upper Face 553 12 14 9 30 7 3 4 17-83 83-92 93.Sr.159 159-170 170-231 231-247 247-272 272-303 .

Aversion Eating & Drinking Hiccough. Belching.9 10 11 12 13 14 Lower Face Teeth & Gums Taste & Tongue Inner Mouth Throat Appetite. Thirst. Nausea & Vomiting Scorbiculum & Stomach Hypochondria 4 4 3 2 8 5 303317 317-333 334-351 351-360 360-392 392-403 15 16 17 18 3 404-421 10 421-448 2 5 448-470 471-483 . Desires.

19 Abdomen 20 Stool & Rectum 21 Urinary Organs 22 Male Sexual Organs 23 Female Sexual Organs 24 Pregnancy. Larynx. Lactation 25 Voice. Bronchi 26 Respiration 27 Cough & Expectoration 28 Inner Chest & Lungs 7 483-527 15 527-582 9 583-616 17 616-637 15 637-684 11 7 7 6 5 685-702 702-720 721-744 744-780 781-819 . Trachea. Parturition.

Pulse & Circulation 30 Outer Chest 31 Neck & Back 32 Upper Limbs 6 3 8 6 819-849 849-852 852-890 890-931 33 Lower Limbs 34 Limbs in General 35 Rest. Position & Motion 36 Nerves 37 Sleep 38 Time 11 932-987 2 3 9 7 988-1003 1003-1006 1045-1071 1071-1072 18 1007-1044 .29 Heart.

Injuries 40 3 1129-1147 1147-1152 46 47 Skin Stages of Life & Constitution 2 7 1152-1184 1184-1194 48 Drug Relationship Index 1195-1217 1219-1232 . Periodicity 10 6 1 1072-1076 1076-1122 1122-1123 42 43 Locality & Direction Sensations in General 2 1 1124 1124-1128 44 45 Tissues Touch. Passive Motion.39 40 41 Temperature & Weather Fever Attacks.

INSIGHT INTO SOME CHAPTERS Each chapter is alphabetically divided into sections and rubrics sufficient to allow full scope for analysis. This chapter has plenty of rubrics and cross references.Somnambulism –p71 Talking-p74 Weeping-p80 . Mind and Disposition: Starts from the rubric abandoned and ends in zoo magnetic. Eg. It has 200 rubrics.

and stomach-p455 are given. . Sensorium Eg. Disorders of taste -p335 Disorders of tongue-p340 are given as main rubrics.Vertigo.Intoxication-p86 Taste and Tongue: Disorders of speech-p334. Scorbiculum and Stomach: Condition related to epigastrium-p448.

Attacks and Periodicity: It contains rubrics on nature of attack. limbs-p992 Rest. cold dark. before midnight. Temperature and Weather: Air. Time: Afternoon.Limbs in General: Deals with the joints -p988. warmth. seasons. season and periodicity-p1122. light. Locality and Direction-p1124 . water and weather are given as main rubrics-p1072. Position and Motion: General aggravations and ameliorations-p1002. temperature. night. forenoon. morning. evening. after midnight are given as main rubrics-p1071.

ligaments. cancer1131. fibrous. tumors1142 and ulcers are the main rubrics. excretion1134. gangrene. fluids. glands. suppuration. induration. decomposition. metamorphosis. stenosis1138.Tissues: Adipose1129. bones1129. mucous membranes. swelling. cartilages. hypertrophy. granulation1135. degeneration. emaciation. tubercles. inflammation. .

Touch. Motion. girls. fair. women. freckles). on types of injuries. hair. (boys. Passive. old people. youth. Injuries: It contains rubrics.) Complexion1189 (dark. eyes. men. children. reactions to touch and passive motionsp1147. . Stages of Life & Constitution: Age1184.

collateral. Occupations (like actors.) Temperaments ( like bilious. gouty. large. hemorrhodial. high living. melancholic.Constitutions 1189( life anemic. bookworms. compatible. choleric. miners). carbo-nitrogenous. businessmen and immigrants. sanguine) are given as main rubrics. inimical and similar relationship of medicine are discussed Index . Size (like dwarf. phlegmatic.) Habits (like drunkards. complementary.  Drug Relationship1195: Antidotes. thin. asthmatic. tall. drugged subjects). mild.

. • The hierarchy of the repertory benefits the practitioners if the totality of the case fits into the following order.WORKING OUT A CASE • Its for reference work and not for systematic repertorization.

2. ..complaints with special features (modalities. etc) 5. concomittants. aversions. desires. perspiration. directions. Physical generals (appetite. 3. which would help one to prescribe in an acute case or so called short case. Mind and dispositions with described symptoms/ concomitants. etc.) 4. Single symptoms can also be referred with the details.1. Temperament and stages of life and constituition. Tissue affinities – sensations and modalities 6.

Merits • Repertory with prover’s language • Vast information • Section for stages of life • Under constitution rubric 26 types • Under temperments 7 types • Drug relation ship chapter • Cross reference .

Demerits • Double column arrangement-difficult to find out sub rubric. sub sub rubric. • Single remedy rubric-difficult in repertorization .

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