Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Dr T Seshachari memorial oration was held at A P Homoeopathic Association, Hyderabad,

Dr T Seshachari memorial oration was held at A P Homoeopathic Association, Hyderabad, on 26th Feb 2012 on Self Management , Prof (Lt Col) Dayakar Thota delivered the oration

Self Management


Prof (Lt Col) Dayakar Thota

Dear Friends1

We are aware of the managerial resources of an organisation and the need to optimally utilise them to achieve maximum productivity. There are any number of books, courses and teachers to enlighten us on the management of organisations. There are highly paid post-graduates from IIMs & ISBs engaged to run these organisations effectively and efficiently.

Our Human Body itself is a wonderful organisation gifted to us by the Almighty Architect of the world. Did you ever ponder over the complex nature of our body with all its material systems and the invisible faculties? In what a beautiful synchronised way all the systems in our body function in unison? Have we made any conscientious efforts to assess and monitor the resources at our disposal and try to optimise their utilisation? Did we ever look at our body as a machine and look at its use co-efficient?

On the other hand, is there any one amongst us who doesn’t want to be successful in Life? Does anyone intentionally invite Failure in one’s own Life? The answer definitely is a big NO.

If we want to be successful in our Life, we must use all resources at our command optimally. To start with, we should first be aware of the quality & quantity of these resources. Let us quickly see what are the resources which every one of us possess in varying measures.

o The Physical abilities.

o The Intellectual abilities.

o The Emotional abilities.

o The Time at our disposal.

The first three may differ in quantum & quality from person to person, BUT the Time Resource doesn’t vary. The Almighty had given the beggars on the street and the Birlas in bungalows the same amount of time – 24 hrs a day, 60 minutes to an hour and 60 seconds to a minute and so on. Time is the most perishable thing on the planet – every other thing’s perishability is measured in relation to time only. There are only Debit entries in the ledger of Time - No Credits. One is born with a definite quota of his / her time and till it lasts the Year/ Month/ Day/ Hour etc are the same for everyone. People differ in how they control the expenditure of this rare resource - TIME. Whether they pre-plan and spend their time knowingly or dwindle it away is their own choice.

First and foremost, a person who wants to succeed in Life must know the definition of success for self. None others can define the meaning of success for You. The realisation of this success state should be your Goal. When you imagine the resultant state, you must feel happy and should continue to desire it. Does it sound paradoxical? Let me explain. Nothing comes free in this world- you need to forego something to get something else. There are no Roses without thorns. Whatever position you arrive at different stages of your life there shall be some pros some cons to stay put in that state. If the resultant balance still makes you desire that state, then that is your goal or measure of your success.

Imagination alone shall not get you your success. You need to plan and put in efforts in the right direction to achieve your goals. You may need assistance or guidance from others. Do not seek advice of people who had not travelled in the same path. You should seek the guidance of the people who are already successful in the field you intend to. They are the right people to guide you as they had already traversed the path you intend to take up.

You should carry out a SWOT analysis of your own self and be aware of your strengths and weaknesses and the opportunities and threats in the environment. None of us operate in vacuum or isolation. We are influenced by the economic, scientific, political and other environmental factors in which we operate. Having gained knowledge one’s own capabilities, assess whether they good enough to achieve your goals. If not, try to acquire those strengths which shall take you to your goals. Have practical goals – may be ambitious BUT achievable. Be pragmatic in selection of your goals.

Do not lose sight of your goals. In all your conscious states your goals should be uppermost in your mind. Like the advertisement – Drink Coca cola, Eat Coca cola and Sleep Coca cola, you should be eating drinking and sleeping with your goals always on top of your mind. You should fall in love with your Goals.

You must supplement the above with ACTION towards achieving the Goal. Every step you take and every small action you take must take you an inch closer to your goals. Do not get perturbed by minor obstacles – learn to circumvent them – BUT never lose your Goal. Analyse what are the activities you need to undertake to reach your goals. You may have to draw up a long term plan and devise short term plans dovetailed into the long term – all leading t o your goals.

Do not be scared away by initial failures. Failures should be seen as learning experiences. One should learn lessons from own failures and try to avoid repeating the same mistakes time and again. An intelligent man learns from other’s mistakes; an average man learns from his own mistakes; a FOOL never learns from any body’s mistake. I am sure you do not wnat to be out in the last category.

If you select your goals properly, equip yourself adequately, seek guidance from appropriate persons, if need be, do not let the Goals drop out from your conscious thoughts and put in your sincere efforts in the right direction , NOTHING is going to stop you from attaining your objectives. The Success is going to be yours – none can take it away from you. Never allow doubts of failure enter your mind. Always think of positive outcome. The battles are won or lost in the minds of commanders much before they are fought.


About Speaker

Prof Dayakar Thota is an Ex-Armed forces Medical Services officer. He served the Indian Army from April 1971 to Sep 1994. He finished his MBBS from Osmania University in 1968. He is having MHA [ M D (Hosp.Admn.)] from University of Poona And M.Sc (Defence Services) from Madras University. He passed staff college in 1982 from Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington and had also undergone training as Lead Quality Assessor from AQA and as Assessor of National Accreditation Board for Health Care Establishments conducted by Quality Council of India. He is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

Currently Prof (Lt. Col) Dayakar Thota is a free lance Consultant in the fields of Hospital & Health Management besides mentoring Ramdevrao Memorial Hospital, kukutpally, Hyderabad, an NGO hospital

He is PG examiner for MHA at AIIMS, MD (Hosp. Admn.) at University of Pune, MAHE, NIMS and DNBE in Health and Hospital Administration besides the post graduate courses in hospital & health management of various institutes in India.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Nominated to Special Committee for HPT Dr G R Mohan

I feel very proved and happy to pass the  information that I have been nominated as one of the members of Special Committee for HPT (Drug Proving) of Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, Govt of India. By Hon’ble Minister for Health who is the chairman governing body of CCRH.I thank Hon’ble Minister for Health and all my well-wishers who were behind in elevating me to this position. I will try to do my best. 

Friday, February 10, 2012

Emotional Reunion after four decades with our mentor and teacher

Emotional Reunion after four decades with our mentor and teacher who made us teacher.

We 1st batch of Jaisoorya Homoeopathic medical college meet on 5th of Feb at the residence of Dr Krishna rao garu at saket pranam old age homes , Dr Krishna rao garu was pioneer in establising Jaisoorya Homoeopathic medical college at Hyderabad in the name of late Dr Jaisoorya son of late Smt Sarojini Naidu. We honoured Dr Krishna rao garu and Dr Sivashankar garu, Former Addl Director AYUSH dept, Govt of AP, who was our teacher who thought us Materia Medica one of the important subjects in Homoeopathy. What we are to-day we are due to their guidance. Dr Anil Kumar ,Former Supdt Government Homoeopathic Hospital, Mothigalli,Hyderabad,Dr S Dayanand Rao, Former Supdt Government Homoeopathic Hospital,Gudivada, Dr PRamakrishna Rao Former Supdt Dharmkiran Government Homoeopathic Hospital,Ramanamtha pur,Hyderabad,Dr G Rajmouli former Principal J S P S Govt Homoeopathic Medical college, Hyderabad, Dr Shanker former Asst Professor, J S P S Govt Homoeopathic Medical college, Hyderabad,Dr Madhusudhan Rao former Professor, J S P S Govt Homoeopathic Medical college, Hyderabad, Dr C R Vallabendera Reddy former P G Professor, J S P S Govt Homoeopathic Medical college, Hyderabad, Dr G Hari former P G Professor, J S P S Govt Homoeopathic Medical college, Hyderabad,Dr G R Mohan former Vice- Principal J S P S Govt Homoeopathic Medical college, Hyderabad and Dr Anji Reddy consultant at Narsapur,Medak district were actively participated. It was followed by cock tail dinner.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Farewell to Smt VijayaLaxmi our staff member ., Devs Homoeopathic Medical College, A P ,India

Smt VijayaLaxmi is a Lady with Zeal, hard working and commitment to do given task, resigned from her post to join the family at Mumbai. On this occasion we have arranged a farewell party.
we teaching staff of the college wished her  good health and prosparity.

Farewell to Smt VijayaLaxmi our staff member, Devs Homoeopathic Medical College, AP

Smt VijayaLaxmi is a Lady with Zeal, hard working and commitment to do given task, resigned from her post to join the family at Mumbai. On this occasion we teaching staff of the college have arranged a farewell party.
 wished her  good health and prosparity.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

8th Veni Bhushan Memorial Lecture At APHA at Hyderabad


Dr.P.V.S.N.Prasad, D.H.M.S.,M.D.


It is a misconception among the public as well as the profession especially youngsters that Homoeopathy is more effective in chronic disorders rather than in acute disorders. From time immemorial Homoeopathy has proved its efficacy in all sorts of acute disorders including those diseases pronounced to be incurable by the other systems of medicine.

Though most of the physicians are interested in the treatment of chronic disorders only, certainly there are some occasions where one has to meet emergencies like epidemics, injuries or even acute exaggerations of chronic disorders. One may simply send the case to other systems of medicine but if we are confident of treating the acute episode, surely it will be reward by way of getting more patients to our treatment along with monetary reward.

To treat emergencies is very easy when compared to chronic ones since the symptomatology is very clear and the response to the drug can be assessed within a few hours. If one can fix the ‘Genus Epidemicus’ it becomes easier to treat the acute diseases which also help to prevent the disease and gain confidence of the patients. To give few examples, Verat alb has cured hundreds of cases of diarrhoea and vomiting for more than ten years. Hyos has cured more than twenty five direct cases of ‘Japan B. Viral Encephalitis’ in epidemics including a case of ‘Post-Encephalitis Sequelae’ with the same drug while the government supplied Bell, Calc carb and Tuberc to prevent the disease throughout the state. Only 4 cases are cured during the first outbreak of Japan B. Viral Encephalitis’ in 1979. The cases recovered rapidly without any sequelae left behind. For many years I found Bell is ‘Genus Epidemicus’ for fevers of respiratory origin and Ars alb for ‘Enteric

fevers in our region.

Treating acute emergencies will demand thorough knowledge of all subjects, close observation of the patient and the art of administering the medicine without any delay by way of consulting the Repertory or Materia Medica. One can find a few drugs which are necessary for day today practice by treating the same with constant observation and application of our system.

Emergencies in acute practice include Pain, Fever, Collapse, and Bleeding from various orifices, various Animal bites, Injuries, Burns and Convulsions etc. Let us discuss these points in detail. I shall give the therapeutic part only, stressing the important guidelines for the selection of the remedy.




 Colic Renal



 Ischemia

Of Limbs


 External Influences Surgical



 Acon: Sudden Onset, Severe Pain and Excessive Thirst.

 Bell: Sudden Onset, Severe Pain and No Thirst.

 Bry: Pain in Rt. Pleura, Cellulitis.

 Puls: Pain in Lt. Pleura, Earache in Children, Throat Pain, Without Thirst.

 Lach: Lt. Sided Pains < Warm, Affinity to Throat & Nerves.

 Merc.sol: Pain Continuous < Night.

 Hepar: Pain Paroxysmal < Night.

 Rhus: Pain in Herpes with or without Eruptions.


 Acute: Bell at Onset. Merc Sol or Hepar when Case Comes Late.

 Sub Acute Or Chronic:

 Lyco: Continuous Vague Pain, Loss of Appetite & Constipation.

 Carbo Veg: Constant Eructations Which >Pain. Complements Lyco.

 To Prevent Recurrence: Psor.


 Intestinal: Nux Vom, Bry, Coloc.

 Biliary: No Experience.

 Renal: Sars, Berb, Lyco, Medo.


 Nux Vom: Pain Accompanied By Frequent Stool Which >Es.

 Bry: Constipation with Frequent Feeding.

 Coloc: Child Lies On The Lap Of Mother Since Pressure >Es.


 Sars: Supreme Remedy. Typical Renal Pain With Or Without


 Canth: Associated with severe burning micturition and when urine contains lot of pus cells.

 Lyco, Calc Carb ‘Or’ Medo: To Prevent Recurrence.


 Ars Alb: Restlessness, Dyspnoea & Profuse Sweating.

 Cactus: Typical Pain As Of A Band around the Chest Preventing the Heart to Beat.


 Nux Vom: Pain in Chain Smokers.

 Ars Alb: In Old People Due To Narrowing Vessels. Pain > Warmth.

 Lach: In Old People Due To Narrowing Vessels. Pain


 Arn: When Haematoma Formed, Tissues Are Damaged Or Crushed.

 Staph: Clean Cut Wounds, Which Require Suturing.

 Symph: Fractures of Bones.

 Rhus: Lameness Following Injuries.


 Arn: For Tonsillectomy, Extraction of


 Staph: First Drug For All Major


 Bry or Rhus: To Follow Staph Depending Upon Modality.

 Merc Sol or Hepar:

If the Wound Suppurates.

 Sepia: For Caesarean Sections—to

prevent bleeding, control

pain and promote healing.








 Acon: With Sudden Onset, Great Thirst.

 Bell: With Sudden Onset, Violent Delirium and Convulsions.

 Nux: With Febrile Convulsions.

 Ars: With Vomiting.

 Bry: With Cellulitis, Headache - Temples.

 Gels: Mild Bodily Pains, Thirstless.

 Rhus: Pains < Rest.


 Ars: Chill Occurs After Mid - Day or After Midnight at the Same Time Everyday.

 Nat-M: Chill Forenoon. Occurs One Or Two Hours Earlier Than Previous Day.

 China: Chill Occurs One Or Two Hours Later Than Previous Day.


 Bell: At Onset.

 Gels: With Mild Bodily Pains, Thirstlessness.

 Ars: Vomiting of Food & Drinks. Diarrhoea May Also Present.

 Bry: Severe Headache, Constipation.


 Pyro : Pulse, T.W.B.C. 

 Lach : With Gangrenous Changes, Pain < Warmth

 Ars : With Gangrenous Changes, Pain > Warmth

 Echinacea Ø: When The Vitality Of The Pt. Is Low.

 Calendula Ø: Sepsis Following Injuries.


 Arn: When there is Oozing of Blood into Tissues.

 Bry: Without Suppuration of the Wound. Pt. Does Not Move From Bed.

 Rhus: When Pt. Finds Relief On Walking.

 Merc Sol: When Wound Suppurates. Pain Continuous.


 Pain Due To Injuries: Arn.

 Burns: Canth.

 Blood Loss: China, Carbo Veg.

 Dehydration: Ars Alb, Verat Alb.

 Drug Reactions & Chemical Poisoning: Ars Alb.

 Note: No Substitute For Fluid Or Blood When Loss Is Massive.


 Dog Bite : Ledum  Lach.

 Snake Bite :

Viper: Crot Hor  Bryonia in High Potency.

Krait & Cobra: Lach, Echinacea.

Non Poisonous Snake:Ledum  Bryonia.

 Scorpion Bite: Ledum, Ars Alb.,Lach.

 Bee, Wasp Stings: Apis Mel.






O  Injuries: Arnica.

 Constitutional Disorder: Phos,

Crot Hor.

 Gastric: Carbo Veg, Ars Alb.

 Snakebite: Crot Hor.

 Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Ipec.

 P.P.H.: Sepia.

 Threatened Abortion :

Early Months - Apis

Later Months – Arnica.


Superficial : Canth: To Relieve Pain & Prevent Blister Formation.

Merc Sol: If Suppurated.

 Deep Burns :

Caust: Heals Rapidly & Prevents / Cures Contractures.


 Nux Vom: Febrile Convulsions.

 Bell: Violent with Inflammation of Brain or Meninges, Delirium.

 Hyos: Mild Convulsions, Dilated Pupils and No Reaction to Light.

 Nat-M: Cerebral Palsy in Children.

 Cina: With Intestinal Worms.

 Tuberc: To Prevent Recurrence.


 Ars Alb: Antidotes Drug Reactions Of All Allopathic Drugs, Poisoning By Organo-Phosphorous & Synthetic Pyrethroid Pesticides. No Need of Atropine or P.A.M.

 Cuprum Met: Poisoning By Copper Compounds.

 Merc. Sol: Drug Reactions of Allopathic Drugs with Ulceration & Pus.


 Ars alb: With Restlessness

 Nat sul:

 Bry:

 Puls:

Many other types of cases are also narrated with the help of audio-visual presentation which enhances confidence to treat all emergencies with Homeo medicines alone!

Suggested Reading:

1) ‘Emergencies of General Practice’ by Dr.Douglas M. Borland.

2) ‘Homoeopathy in Emergencies of Medicine’ by Dr.J.Benedict D’Castro.