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Favourable Observations Of Kent’s Twelve Observations

• INTRODUCTION:
The great philosopher Dr Kent has given 12 observation based on his experiences and knowledge ,which includes favourable and unfavorable prognosis observations.
Symptoms always guide the physician in making observation.
Dr Kent says ” If the homoeopathic physician is not an accurate observer ,his observation will be indefinite,and if his observation are indefinite,his prescription is indefinite”.

FAVOURABLE :-2,3,4,11
UNFAVORABLE:- 1,5,6,7,8,10,12

FAVOURABLE KENTS OBSERVATIONS.

(1) SECOND OBSERVATION :
(Good observation)

“Long aggravation with final slow improvement”.

DISCUSSION:-
• Diseases is curable, the pathological changes are not so advanced.
• Vital force is still in the form of reactive stage, hence < lasted for a long time with slow improvement

EXAMPLE:-
Patient is suffering from chronic amoebic dysentery since 3 years after administration of medicine in second visit the patient explain sir after taking your medicine my condition was worse but before 1 day it started improving finally.

STEPS TO BE TAKEN:-
• Do not distrub till the action of dose gets completed.
• Do not repeat dose regularly.

(2) THIRD OBSERVATION :
(Best observation)

“The aggravation is quick ,short and strong with rapid improvement of the patient”.

DISCUSSION:-
• Remedy is correct.
• The reaction of the economy is vigorous.
• No tendency of structural changes in vital organs.
• Homeopathic agg only occur in superficial organs, vital organs are not involved.

EXAMPLE:-
After administration of medicine for case of hemicrania in second visit the patient explained, after taking medication in the same day the intensity of my head pain was increased suddenly but after a few hours the pain is reducing in intensity and l am feeling better and better.
This occurs due to homoeopathic aggravation of medicine.

STEPS TO BE TAKEN:-
• Wait and watch
• Do not repeat the remedy.

LESSON :-
• This type of cure brings long lasting improvement in the patient
• It starts its action ,
Acute case -after few hours.
Chronic case- after few days.

(3) FOURTH OBSERVATION:

(Good in acute but confusing and doubtful in chronic)

“No aggravation with recovery of patient”.

DISCUSSION:-
• Acute – very good and cure takes place without suffering.
• Chronic – physician is in doubt and difficult to judge whether remedy is acting curative or not.

EXAMPLE:-

Acute:-
A person was suffering from fever. After administration of medicine patient explained that, after talking medicine my condition is improving and improving and I feeling better.

Chronic:-
The physician expects slightly Homoeopathic aggravation. So if the patient will tell that I am getting relief and relief then physician has to enquire, whether the case is curative or palliative.
This thing may also happen in incurable cases, So physician should correlate with investigation report. If it is correlated. Then it is good observation.

INFERENCE:-
• The remedy and potency exactly fitted the case.
• Disease is not deeply seated.

STEPS TO BE TAKEN:-
• Do not disturb the action of medicine
• Do not repeat dose.

LESSON TO BE TAKEN:-
• Highest ideal of cure
• Yet physician wishes to get slight homeopathic aggravation in the beginning.

(4) ELEVENTH OBSERVATION:

( according to hering’s law of cure)

“When old symptoms are observed to reappear”.

DISCUSSION:-
• Disease is curable, cure is inevitable.

EXAMPLE:-
11th observation
After administration of medicine in second visit if the patient explained sir, I am getting relief from my asthmatic complaints but now skin eruptions are appearing in which I was suffering before 5 years and cured by Allopathic medicine.
It followed the Herring’s law of cure. The case is curable and prognosis is good.

INFERENCE:-
• Correct medicine is administered
• The old symptoms return and reappear after administration of medicine.
• It follows hering’s law of cure.
1. Cure from inward to outward .
2. Cure from above to downward.
3. Cure form most important organ to least important organ .
4. Cure in reverse order of their appearance.

STEPS TO BE TAKEN:-
• If old symptoms appear and goes off , medicine should not be repeated.
• If old symptoms reappear and stay then a repetition of the dose is necessary.

Acknowledgement
MENTOR-
DR B.P PANDA
PRINCIPAL OF PIHR.

Tasnim Dhuliyawala
Posted By: Tasnim Dhuliyawala

Tasnim Dhuliyawala 2nd year BHMS Parul Institute Of Homoeopathy And Research