Homoeopathic case taking - Taking a case is the first step in knowing about a patient which makes us peep better into the signs and symptoms of them. Where homeopathy is regarded as a science it is an Art itself. It is a unique art of getting into conversation observation and collecting information from patient as well as from bystanders to define the patient as a person and the disease. Steps in case taking include- Stage of observation, Stage of listening to the complaints, Stage of interrogation and cross-examination, stage of clinical examination, laboratory investigations, stage of diagnosis. It is also necessary to be well versed with the technique of case taking as in shortness of time maximum information can be pulled out from the patients.
From Hahnemann to Kent, from Harsh Nigam to D P Rastogi, B Jain lays down all the homeopathic books on Case taking.