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1

What are 4 main things to keep in mind when case taking?

1. don't fit pt's into remedies that you are familiar with
2. don't overemphasize mental/emotional symptoms
3. don't let pt's talk about unrelated things
4. spend most of time inquiring about words/phrases pt's uses

2

What kind of questions do you want to start your interview with?

Open ended questions

3

What are questions for ask for level 1 diagnosis?

1. What is exactly happening?
2. What is the problem?

4

Questions to ask for level 2 dx?

1. How do you feel?
2. How does this impact you?

5

Questions to ask for level 3 dx?

1. How does it feel?
2. What is the experience in that moment?

6

Questions to ask for level 4 dx?

1. What sensations do you experience in that situation?
2. What are you showing with that hand gesture?

7

Questions to ask for level 5 dx?

1. Ask for the precise nature of the experience (depth, degree, quality)
2. Look for sensitivity/structure/victim-aggressor themes

8

For every symptom, what 4 things should be elicited?

1. sensation
2. location
3. modalities
4. concominants

9

When a pt has many symptoms, what should you be sure to ask them?

What is the MOST bothersome sx?

10

What are some themes that you should be aware of?

1. words/terms/sensations that repeat
2. peculiar sx that can be turned into a rubric
3. "as if" sx
4. indications for the miasm
5.understanding what is non-human
6. energy and direction

11

What potency should you give when sx are purely physical/acute/pt on multiple medications?

Low/mid potency (3c, 6c, 12c, 30c, LM)

12

What potency for mental/emotional involvement along with physical sx?

30c-200c

13

What potency should you use when dreams are involved with mental/physical sx?

200c-1M

14

What potency should you use for behavioral involvement?

1M-10M

15

What is the law of minimum dose?

Only give enough medicine to stimulate a response. Excessive doses can cause an aggravation

16

What are 2 things you can have the pt do if there is an aggravation?

1. have pt wait it out
2. antidote with tiger balm or ben-gay

17

What is the plussing method?

Giving several pellets in 1/3 glass of water and a teaspoon is taken intermittently. For acute cases.

18

What is constitutional/chronic prescribing?

Prescribing done with the intension of curing longstanding illness and break chronically manifesting conditions

19

Dosing for chronic cases?

5 pellets per day x 2 or 3 days. 200c, 1M, 10M