From the Jacket:
Ayurveda describes fever as king of diseases. It takes into consideration the causes, symptoms and site of the diseases and classifies fever into Vataja, Pittaja and Kaphaja fever ant outlines the diet and medicines to subdue the increased dosha.
The book comprehensively deals with Ayurvedic Concepts of fever. It deals with Origin, Causes, Symptoms, Stages, Prognosis of fever along with different types of fever, i.e. Doshaja Jvara, Dhatusgata Jvara, Vishama Jvara, Jirna Jvara, Agantu Jvara with their respective line of treatment. A separate chapters on Ayurvedic Recipes and their preparations makes the book more complete and useful.
This book also comprises a separate chapter on Ayurvedic Recipes and their preparations which enhances its usefulness.
This book will be useful to medical students, doctors, nurses and every individual because every individual is likely to suffer from fever not once but several times.
About the Author:
Dr. V.B. Athavale M.B.B.S, D.C.H., M.D. (Paed.), M.A.M.S., F.A.M.S., and Vaidyacharya is a renowned Paediatrician, and a prolific author who has several noteworthy achievements to his credit. He did his M.B.B.S. from Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, both in Mumbai, stood first in D.C.H. (C.P.S.) 1956, and completed M.D. (Paed.) in 1958.
He was offered the UNICEF fellowship in 1965, when his paper was read during the international Paediatric Conference held at Tokyo. He was also chairman of the workshop on 'Herbal Medicines for Health for the developing Countries' which was held at Bangkok in the year 1981.
Dr. Athavale worked as an Honorary Professor and Head of the Department of Paediatrics, L.T.M.G. Hospital, Sion, Mumbai during 1970 to 1990 and was recognized for his various accomplishments for which he has been bestowed with honours and awards, both National and International.
Dr. V.B. Athavale Research Foundation has been founded as a mark of respect and gratitude to Dr. Athavale when he retired after 30 years of selfless service as Hon. Professor and Head of the Department of Paediatrics, L.T.M. Medical College L.T.M.G. Hospital, Mumbai.
Dr. K.V. Athavale is the son of Dr. V.B. Athavale and a practicing physician in Mumbai. He is presently assisting his father in writing books.
|From the Author's Desk||IX|
|Normal body temperature||1|
|Causes of Fever||2|
|Causes of chronic Fever||3|
|Nomenclature of fever in modern medicine||4|
|Synonyms of fever in Ayurveda||5|
|Fever in Animals, Plants and inanimate objects||5|
|Origin of fever according to mythology||6|
|Causes of Fever according to Ayurveda||7|
|Classification of fever||8|
|Fever - a pachana pravritti disease||9|
|Stages of fever according to presence of ama||10|
|Eight stages of fever||11|
|Peculiarities of fever in newborn and premature babies||15|
|Principles of treatment||16|
|Soups of pulses||18|
|Medicated kanji soups||20|
|Diet in ama and pachyamana stage||21|
|Do's & Don'ts in ama and Pachyamana stage||22|
|Diet in pakva and nirama stage||22|
|Don'ts in fever||24|
|Medicated milk and ghee||24|
|Samshodhana - Panchakarma||25|
|Causes and pathogenesis||48|
|Characteristics of vishama Jvara||48|
|Causes of recurrence of vishama Jvara||49|
|Principles of treatment in vishama and Jeerna fever||49|
|Do's and Don'ts in vishama Jvara||51|
|Causes for chronic fever||52|
|Differences between chronic fever, jeerna Jvara and vishama Jvara||53|
|Medicated ghee in chronic fever rasayana||54|
|Bhayaja Jvara (fever caused by fear)||59|
|Shokaja Jvara (fever caused by sorrow)||59|
|Krodhaja Jvara (fever caused by anger)||59|
|Vishajanya fever (fever caused by poison)||60|
|7.||Symptoms and Complications in Fever||62-72|
|Cold hands and feet||63|
|Dullness and apathy||64|
|Tastelessness in mouth||65|
|Pain in abdomen||66|
|Felling of construction of throat||66|
|Irritation of throat, hiccough||66|
|Cough and breathlessness||66|
|Pain in flanks||67|
|Headache and pain in waist||67|
|Bleeding in fever - Epistaxis and haematemesis||68|
|Karnaka (Mastoid abscess)||68|
|Fainting (semiconscious state)||69|
|Toxemia - Increase in all tridoshaja||70|
|Weakness of heart||70|
|Symptoms of damaged tissues||73|
|Symptoms of doshapaka indicating good prognosis||74|
|Symptoms indicating serious nature of disease||74|
|Measures and methods of therapy||77|
|Use of antibiotics in fever||80|
|Fever is our friend and not an enemy||81|
|11.||Atyuvedic recipes and Their Preparations||83-100|
|Purification of Medicines||84|
|Medicated Recipes of Herbs||84|
|Proportions of Medicines in a Recipes||85|
|12.||Time of Administration of medicines||101-102|
Item Code: IDF279 Author: Dr. V.B. Athavale,Dr. K.V. Athavale Cover: Hardcover Edition: 2001 Publisher: Chaukhamba Sanskrit Pratishthan ISBN: 8170841671 Language: English Size: 8.4" X 5.4" Pages: 222 Other Details: weight of book 344 gms