Table of Contents

Samuel Hahnemann: Rebarbative Genius.
Women, Reform, and Medical Leadership.
The Homeopathic Scalpel: Contributions to Surgery from the World of Homeopathy.
Homeopaths and the Dawning of Anesthesiology.
Homeopathy and the Mind: From Alienists to Neuroscientists.
Public Health.
The Early Days of Radiation: Homeopathic Shadows.
Heartbeat, Heart Failure, and Homeopathy.
Allergy and Allergic Disorders: Homeopathic Leaders.
Academic Homeopaths Reinvented.
Other Stars in the Sky.
Congress, Parliament, Presidents, and Monarchs.
Bioethics and the Contributions of Otto Guttentag.
Less Is More: Finding the Right Dose.
A Homeopathic Rogues' Gallery.
Concluding Thoughts. "As the values of integrative medicine continues to grow, alternative points of view and treatments are increasing in acceptance and prevalence. Homeopathic medicine is considered an important root to this approach. However, contributions of homeopathically qualified doctors have long been overlooked. A Century of Homeopaths is a detailed account of the many homeopaths who have contributed to medical progress since 1840. The accomplishments of over 100 homeopaths form the organizing structure of the book.
many of whom have been lost to history. The text describes the ways in which homeopaths have influenced medical practice, research and public health, as well as the seminal effect of homeopaths in the emergence of today's medical specialties and in social reform, thus providing insights to healthcare professionals, researchers, students and medical historians"--Provided by publisher.