Homoeopathy in Cardiovascular Diseases
- Modules 3
- Quizzes 2
- Duration 92 Minutes
- Language English
Module 1 : Role of Homeopathy in Cardiovascular Diseases
To acquire the knowledge, practical skills of examination of patient and attitudes while clinical evaluation of a patient as a homoeopathic practitioner in the light of homoeopathic principles.
Module 2 : Homoeopathic approach of chest pain
To develop the practical skills and sensitivities required in the therapeutic relationship with the patient, which can be effectively used in clinical decision making and prescribing.
Module 3 : Case illustrations of cases presenting with complaints of chest pain
To establish an individual flexible framework within which to develop a personal effective and ethical approach to case work. Also to provide a pool of professional experiences, which may be shared with professional colleagues or used as teaching material.
- Module 1 : Role of Homeopathy in Cardiovascular Diseases
Cardiovascular diseases comprise the most prevalent serious disorders worldwide and are a rapidly growing problem in developing nations. Nonetheless, cardiovascular diseases remain the most common causes of death and approximately one fourth of these deaths are sudden, The symptoms caused by cardiovascular disease result most commonly from myocardial ischemia and manifest most frequently as chest pain or chest discomfort. Although chest pain is a cardinal manifestation of myocardial ischemia it may result from variety of non-cardiac and cardiac causes other than myocardial ischemia. Whether heart disease is responsible for this symptom, it can be determined only by carrying out a careful clinical examination supplemented by non-invasive investigations like electrocardiography at rest or during exercise, echocardiography, x-ray and other forms of myocardial imaging, followed by blood tests to assess risk e.g. lipid profile or cardiac function e.g. cardiac biomarkers. This will not only help in establishing a correct and complete cardiac diagnosis but will also play an important role in deciding the management strategy for a patient with symptom of chest pain. This will help in eliminating the risk factors, preventing the progress of disease and managing the acute state thus preventing the risk of sudden death or morbidity due to myocardial ischemia. This module is prepared on Homoeopathy in cardiovascular diseases. This is one of the example of clinical presentation of chest pain which is the most frequent encounter in our clinical practice. Therefore felt appropriate to discuss it in detail. To become a competent homoeopathic practitioner, it is essential to have a thorough understanding of clinical aspect of disease i.e. to ‘know the sickness’ and strong grounding in the principles and concepts of homoeopathy, thus to ‘know the person behind the sickness’ based on the fundamental principles of health and disease. Therefore comprehensive clinical education and training and integrated approach is an essential requirement of homoeopathic education. The three modules on ‘Homoeopathy in Cardiovascular Diseases’ is based on the above thinking.