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Date posted: April 22, 2013

Fourth Revised and Added Edition by – Dr. Vidyadhar R. Khanaj. M.D. (Hom)

Book Review by Dr K R Mansoor Ali

No other book in the market covers the subject at Postgraduate Level than this work. A really – Dr. Vidyadhar R. Khanaj commendable, comprehensive and authoritative work which is easy to remember by the students

This is an Approved book for Repertory by different Universities.

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Indian Books & periodical Publishers
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New Delhi. 110 005. India
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Author’s Email : drkhanaj@bsnl.in

FOREWORD – 4th edition – DR.S.P.S.BAKSHI
3rd edition – DR. ESWARA DAS.
2nd edition – DR. DIWAN HARISH CHAND.

ABOUT REPERIRE FOURTH EDITION. –– By Dr.Diwan Harish Chand, Dr.Eswara Das, Dr.Jawahar Shah, Dr.Ajit Kulkarni, Dr.V.R.Kavishawar, Dr.Praveenkumar, Dr.J.D.Patil, DR.V.D.Bhagate.
PUBLISHED BY – Indian books & Periodicals Publishers, N.Delhi.

Fourth Edition
Fourth edition of book “REPERIRE” is surprise to every one. To update and improve accordingly is one of the main aims of this. At many places it has been observed that even in original editions of some repertories years of publications aremisprinted.

In this edition of REPERIRE, author have conformed years of publications from most authentic sources and wherever necessary I corrected all those. Also there are new additions, which are required to add in relation to P.G.studies. In this edition author have added all those required topics, so according to me this edition is most authentic and complete reference book in the subject of repertory. Many changes in the book have followed from the useful criticisms and suggestions of readers of this book.

Salient Features of Fourth Edition

  1. Corrections and Conformations of years of publications of many repertories from most authentic sources.
  2. Corrections of spellings and Grammar wherever necessary.
  3. Reconstruction and additions in many topics especially under second and third part of the book.
  4. New additions of some topics like Synoptic Card Repertory by Dr.Vidyadhar R.Khanaj and Dr.Mrs.Aarti M.Patil (Kognole), Repertorial result analysis, Synthesis of rubric, Thematic repertory, Achyuthan’s card index repertory, Dr.Boenninghausen’s repertory of intermittent fever, sides of body & drug affinities, Repertory of ophthalmic diseases & therapeutics by Dr.A.B.Norton, Changes of RADAR software, Coin playing technique of repertorization etc.

In previous edition of “Reperire” there were 92 sections and Fourth edition covers 97 topics.

Contents
SALIENT FEATURES
This Book is constructed in three parts -
PART-1 – INTRODUCTION TO REPERTORIZATION.
PART-2 – HOMOEOPATHIC CASE TAKING.
PART- 3 – PROPER REPERTORY.

Each part of the book includes details of following topics. -

Part–1
Introduction to Repertorization
1.Repertory: Meaning & Origin.
2.Repertory: History & Evolution.
3.Repertory: Relation with Organon / Philosophy & Materia Medica.
4.Repertories: Need and Requisites.
5.Repertory: Limitation/Drawbacks.
6.Repertories: Kinds and Classifications.
7.Different terms Used in Repertory.

Part–2
HOMOEOPATHIC CASE TAKING
8.Homoeopathic case Taking.
9.Analysis of case.
10.Miasmatic assessment.
11.Anamnesis of case.
12.Synthesis of case.
13.Analysis of symptoms.
14.Evaluation of Symptoms.
15.Value of symptoms in Repertorization.
16.Case Recording.
17.Record Keeping.
18.Importance or usefulness of Record Keeping.
19.Importance of Diagnosis in case taking.
20.Difficulties in taking up chronic cases.
21.Techniques & Methods of Repertorization.
22.Prescribing Symptoms.

Part–3
REPERTORY PROPER–

3.A) GENERAL REPERTORIES.
3A-1 DR. BOENNINGHAUSEN’S WORK.
23.Life &Contribution of Dr.Boenninghausen.
24.Repertory of Antipsoric Medicines.
25.Evolution of Theory of Grand Generalization.
26.Dr. Boenninghausen’s T. Pocket Book.
27.Method of working with T. P. Book.
28.Relationship section: How to use it?

3A-2
DR.C.LIPPES WORK.
29.Basis of Kent’s Repertory – Lippe’s Repertory.

3A-3
DR.J.T.KENTS WORK
30.Dr. Kent and his Contribution.
31.Dr.J.T.Kent’s Concept of Totality.
32.Dr.J.T.Kent’s Repertory of Materia Medica.
33.Method of Working – Kent’s Repertory.

3A-4
DR.J.T.KENTS WORK
34.Kent’s Final General Repertory –Dr. H.Chand & P.Schmidt.
35.Kent’s Repertorium Generalae –Jost Kunzli
36.Synthetic Repertory – Barthel & Klunker
37.Kent’s Repertory Corrected & Expanded – Dr.P.Sivaraman
38.Homeopathic Medical Repertory – Robin Murphy.
39.Synthesis – F. Schroyens.
40.Alphabetical Repertory of Characteristics of Homoeopathic Materia Medica.- Dr.J.Chandra & Srivastava.
41.Kents Repertory Corrected Revised & Improved .– Dr.R.P.Patel.
42.The Complete Repertory. – Dr.R.Zandvoort.
43.Phoenix Repertory. – J.P.S.Bakshi.
44.Thematic Repertory. -Dr.J.Mirrilli.

3A-5
DR.C.M.BOGERS WORK
45.Dr. C. M. Boger Life & Contribution.
46.A Synoptic Key to Materia Medica.
47.Additions to Kent’s Repertory – Dr. Boger.
48.Boger’s contribution to B. T. P. Book.
49.Boger – Boenninghausen’s Characteristics & Repertory.

3.B) CONCORDANCE REPERTORIES.
50.Gentry’s Concordance Repertory.
51.Knerr’s Concordance Repertory.

3.C) CARD REPERTORIES –SPECIAL GROUP.
52.Card Repertory: History & Construction.
53.Kishore’s Card Repertory.
54.S. M. Sharma’s Card Repertory.
55.Hatta’s Card Repertory.
56.Dr. S. P. Roy’s Card Repertory.
57.Pathwardhan’s Card Repertory.
58.Synoptic Card Repertory –Dr.Khanaj & Dr. (Mrs.) Patil.

3.D) MECHANICALLY AIDED REPERTORIES.
59.Auto Visual Repertory – Dr. R. P. Patel
60.Computer Repertory: History & Construction.
61.Hompath Classic
62.RADAR Program.
63.CARA Homoeopathic Software.
64.MAC Repertory Program.

3.E) GENERAL CLINICAL REPERTORIES.
65.Pocket manual Of Homoeopathic M.M with Repertory. – Dr.Boericke’s.
66.A Clinical Repertory. – Dr.J.H.Clarke.
67.A Concise Repertory of Homoeopathic Medicines. – Dr. S. R. Phatak.

3.F) SOME REGIONAL & CLINICAL REPERTORY.
68.The Therapeutics of Fevers. – Dr. H. C. Allen.
69.Sensation As If. – Dr. H. A. Roberts.
70.Uterine Therapeutics. – Dr. Henery Minton.
71.Repertory to the Modalities. – Worcester.
72.Homoeopathic Therapeutics of Hemorrhoids. – WM. Jefferson Guernsey.
73.Leaders in Respiratory Organs. – Dr. E. B. Nash.
74.Repertory of the Psychic Medicines with M. M. – Dr. Jean Pierre Gallavardin.
75.The Rheumatic Remedies. – Dr. Herbert A. Roberts.
76.Diseases of Eyes. – E. W. Berridge.
77.Times of the Remedies & Moon Phases. – Dr. C. M. Boger.
78.The Clinical Repertory.– Dr. P. W. Shedd.
79.Cough & Expectoration. – Lee & Clarke.
80.Bell’s Diarrhea. – Dr. J. B. Bell.
81.Repertory to the Symptoms of Intermittent Fever. – William A. Allen.
82.Desires & Aversions. – Wm. J. Guernsey.
83.Borland’s Pneumonias.
84.Repertory of Rheumatism, Sciatica. – Dr. Alfred Pulford.
85.A Short Repertory to the Indian Drugs. – Dr. S. Ahmad.
86.A Repertory to the Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenecy. – Richard Hughes.
87.Analytical Repertory of Symptoms of Mind. – Dr.C.Hering.
88.Repertory of ophthalmic diseases & therapeutics. –Dr.A.B.Norton
89.Repertory of Cough Better & Worse.-Willard Ide Pierce
90.A Concise Repertory of Agg. & Ameli.- Dr.P.Sivaraman.
91.Dr.Hering & Clarke’s Repertory of Toothache.
92.Boenninghausen’s repertory on intermittent fever.
93.Boenninghausen’s repertory on sides of body & drug affinities.

Other Related Topics
94.Hunting of Rubrics.
95.Question Bank – Long Answer Questions.
96.Short Answer Questions.
97.Homoeopathic References.

Comments

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  1. This is an unique work done by Dr.Khanaj on Repertory. I find this book very beneficial for UG & PG students of Homoeopathy across the country.

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