publication . Doctoral thesis . 2012

The reliability of iridology in the diagnosis of previous acute appendicitis, as evidenced by appendectomy

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  • Published: 19 Jul 2012
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
M.Tech. Iridology is defined as a science that identifies pathological and functional changes within organs via assessing the iris for aberrant lines, spots, and discolourations (Medow, 2000). According to iridology, the iris does not reflect changes during anaesthesia, due to its inhibitory effect on nerves impulses, and in cases of organ removal, it reflects the pre-surgical condition (Jensen, 1986). The Homoeopathic profession is frequently associated with iridology and in a recent survey by Rostovsky et al. (2009) investigating the perceptions of Masters of Technology graduates in Homoeopathy on the existing programme offered by the University of Johannesbur...
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free text keywords: Iridology, Appendicitis, Appendectomy
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