1 eBook: Evidence Based Homeopathic Family Medicine by DANA ULLMAN, MPH, CCH
This eBook is a user-friendly guidebook to learning what homeopathic medicine has to offer in the treatment of 100+ common ailments…along with reference to, descriptions of, and links to over 300 clinical studies on homeopathic medicine that have been published in peer-review medical journals! Whether you wish to learn how to use the common remedies in a homeopathic medicine kit or wish to learn about the scientific evidence for homeopathy, you will want to get this eBook!
Distinct from other online resources that simply provide a long list of references to homeopathic research, this eBook provides description, summary, and analysis of this research…plus it teaches you what are some of the most commonly used homeopathic medicines for these common ailments along with other homeopathic medicines to consider, with descriptive summaries of the specific indications for each remedy.
This eBook is the most up-to-date and comprehensive resources to “evidence based homeopathic family medicine.”
Each of these studies discussed in this eBook are listed under the specific ailment that was being tested, thereby enabling the reader to find whatever studies exist for each disease (studies with “positive” AND “negative” outcomes are described, and there is often discussion about why certain studies had seemingly “negative” results).
There is also reference to and description of cost-effectiveness studies, select high-quality basic science trials, replication studies, epidemiological studies, and case series trials.
In addition to review and discussion of scientific research, there is practical information on which homeopathic medicines are most commonly prescribed for ailments, along with description of other common remedies prescribed (and yes, information about each remedy and its symptoms are provided). That said, about 15 of the 100+ ailments described in this ebook do not list common homeopathic medicines for them because these select conditions, such as cancer, heart disease, and fatigue, simply have too many potential medicines to list and describe.
FREE SAMPLE – See the entire table of contents of our eBook, plus sample chapters in the list of ailments that begin with the letter “A”: AIDS, Allergies, Anger, Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma. (If you don’t have Adobe’s Acrobat Reader, you can download a FREE copy here for PCs or here for MACS)
You will find that there is a much greater body of research evaluating homeopathic treatment than you may presently realize. You will also see how we have systematically organized this research along with practical clinical information:
— We begin each ailment with an “Bottomline” statement that summarizes what research exists, how amenable this condition is to homeopathic treatment by those who are not professional homeopaths, and if the person with this condition should seek professional homeopathic care.
— We then discuss the homeopathic understanding of and approach to treating people with this ailment.
— We discuss what homeopathic research exists in treating people with this condition.
— We list and describe the most important homeopathic medicines to first consider in treating people with this condition and then other important remedies to consider.
— We provide basic dose and potency information.
— We provide reference information to studies cited as well as referral to other homeopathic books that discuss the treatment of this condition.
This ebook is now also available on RADAR OPUS, a leading homeopathic software for practicing homeopaths.
Book Review from April, 2004, edition of HOMEOPATHY TODAY, the bi-monthly magazine of the National Center for Homeopathy (www.homeopathic.org)
“Evidence Based Homeopathic Family Medicine” by Dana Ullman, MPH
Published by Homeopathic Educational Services, Electronic download from www.homeopathic.com, (and regularly updated), $89.95 for one-time download/$99.95 for 2-year subscription. A printout of the e-book is also available.
Reviewed by Todd Rowe, MD, MD(H), DHt, CCH, RSHom(NA)
Recently, I was interviewed by a national magazine on the topic of allergies. They asked many questions about research, and although I could supply them with some references, most were out of date. So I turned to Dana Ullman’s new e-book, Evidence Based Homeopathic Family Medicine, and was able to quickly give the writer the information he needed.
Two weeks later, a new patient’s father requested information about the efficacy of homeopathy in the treatment of ear infections (otitis media). His daughter had recurrent ear infections and he was interested in using homeopathy, but was resistant without some evidence of homeopathy’s efficacy. Once again I used this e-book and was able to provide up-to-date information on research in this area.
I have found Evidence Based Homeopathic Family Medicine to be an invaluable tool in my practice. There are a surprising number of clinical studies that have been conducted using homeopathic medicines–many more than we often realize. With the growing desire in the allopathic community for “evidence-based medicine,” this e-book fills a much-needed gap.
This is a book that needed to be written, but was impractical in a standard book format; research changes quickly, making it difficult for any book to stay current. Modern computer technology allows regular and immediate updating of this e-book. Readers may buy either a single download of the book or a 2-year subscription. It comes as a pdf-Acrobat file, which is easily readable in both PC and Mac formats.
The book is divided into three sections. The first is about 25 pages and provides a solid overview of homeopathy–a useful tool to help explain homeopathy to others.
The bulk of the book is in the second section–about 200 pages. It begins with a brief description of dose and potency. This is followed by more than 100 acute and chronic conditions in alphabetical order. For each condition, the author provides:
• A “bottom-line” statement that summarizes what research exists on this condition, how amenable this condition is to homeopathic self-care, and whether it is advisable to seek professional homeopathic care.
• A discussion of the homeopathic approach to treating people with this condition.
• A listing of clinical trials (both positive and negative) that have been conducted using homeopathic medicines for this condition.
• A listing of the most common remedies and their indications for this condition.
• Dose and potency information.
• A list of other homeopathic books and literature that discuss the treatment of this condition.
The last part of the book is a twelve-page reference section. Here, medicines are listed with their common (vs. Latin) names, and there is a listing of resources, such as homeopathic organizations and books. There is also a list of when each condition section was last updated.
My biggest concern when I first received this book was that it would be difficult to use. I am not particularly facile with computer books and have found them clumsy. However, I did not find that to be the case with this e-book. Generally, I found it quite easy to get around and to use. There are bookmarks provided on the left side of each page, and options for rapid scrolling down with the scroll bar and clicking on the arrows at the bottom of the page. Print is easily adjusted to any size that best fits the reader. Regardless, some readers simply prefer printed books and are not comfortable with computer formatting. For them, a printout of the e-book is now available.
Generally, I am delighted with this e-book and feel it is invaluable. If you want access to the latest homeopathic research, want to treat yourself and your family, and/or want to integrate homeopathic medicines into your clinical practice, I believe you will find this e-book invaluable, too.
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