Kent’s Repertory of the Homeopathic Materia Medica
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نویسنده: J. T. Kent
Kent’s Repertory of the Homeopathic Materia Medica. A Repertory Which Is Used By Every Homoeopath.Based On The Original Provings And Information Gathered Till That Time.Includes The Art Of Repertorizing.
Kent’s Repertory of the Homeopathic Materia Medica. One of many problems we encounter in practising homeopathy is the conversion of the patients symptoms in the proper language of the Repertory of Kent. In order to overcome this problem one should be able to understand exactly the meaning of each rubric, the rubrics should be as complete as possible, all the additional rubrics and remedies and cross-references by a variety of reliable authors should be known. Once this task is done one should be able to differentiate as many remedies as possible in the rubrics in order to pin-point the one and only remedy the patient needs to get. This book has been written with the purpose of helping you to overcome as many of the above mentioned problems as possible by studying the Repertory of Kent page-by-page, rubric by rubric, and wherever possible, remedy-by-remedy.
James Tyler Kent, A.M., Chicago, Illinois, Professor of Meteria Medica in Hahnemann Medical College, Chicago physician and author of several valuable medical works, is a native of the town of Woodhull, Steuben country, New York, born in 1849, son of Stephen Kent and Caroline Tyler, his wife. His elementary and secondary education was acquired in Franklin Academy, Prattsburg, and his higher education in Madison (now Colgate) University, Hamilton, New York, where he came to his degree, Ph.B., in 1868; A.M., 1870. He was educated in medicine in the Eclectic Medical Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, graduating there in 1871, and the Homoeopathic Medical College of Missouri, St. Louis, where he was awarded the diploma of that institution in 1889. Dr. Kent began his professional career in St. Louis as a Physician of the eclectic school at the same time being actively connected with several eclectic journals in the capacity of writer and also took an earnest part in the councils of the Eclectic National College, St. Louis, 1877-78, about which time his attention was forcibly directed to homoeopathy, through the serious illness of his wife, whose case refused to yield to the treatment either of his own eclectic or the allopathic school practitioners, but was subdued by homoeopathic treatment. Later on he was dean and professor of Materia Medica in the Post-Graduate School of Homoeopathics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; dean and professor of material medica in Dunham Medical College, Chicago; dean and professor of material medica inj Hering Medical College, Chicago; and in 1905 he held the same chair in Hahnemann Medical College, Chicago. Thus for more than thirty-five years Dr. Kent had been a conspicuous figure in medical circles, and for more than twenty-five years in teaching and practice under the law of similia; and he is looked upon as one of the ablest teachers and exponents of the homoeopathic school in America. His contributions to the literature of the profession are known by their strength rather than their length, and include, more prominently, his Repertory, Homoeopathic Philosophy and Lectures on Materia Medica. Among the various professional associations of which he was a member, the more prominent of them were the Illinois State Homoeopathic Medical Society, the American Institute of Homoeopathy and the International Hahnemannian Association, besides which he held a honorary corresponding membership in the British Homoeopathic Medical Society. Kent died, on June 6, 1916 at Stevensville, Montana.