Cullen

The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

[Case ID:1032]: Case of Mr Thomas Smith who is feverish and 'fatuous' and then suffers a paralytic stroke.

Documents in this case

6 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2229] 
Letter from John Short giving a brief update on the case 'our patient Mr Thos. Smith' who 'has continued in much the same state he was in when you saw him'. 9 June 1782
 
[DOC ID:575] 
Short letter [to John Short] concerning Mr [Thomas] Smith, who is already taking 'Camphire' and 'soluble Tartar'. Cullen thinks it is 'rather a fatuous than a maniacal state', and adds in a postscript that' being distressed with the influenza this letter has been delayed'. 12 June 1782
 
[DOC ID:2245] 
Letter from John Short, concerning the case of Mr Smith who has just suffered a stroke. 30 June 1782
 
[DOC ID:593] 
Reply, 'Mr Short C[oncerning] Mr Smith', discussing Mr Smith's loss of memory, fatuity, and hemiplegia. 1 July 1782
 
[DOC ID:2251] 
Letter from John Short, concerning the case of Mr Smith. 14 July 1782
 
[DOC ID:604] 
Reply, 'Mr Short C[oncerning] Mr Smith'. "I am ready to despair of our doing him much service by medicines and at same time I am doubtfull of the safety of electricity". 15 July 1782
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 671] Mr John Short (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2973] Mr Thomas Smith (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2977] Mr Smith (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

3 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Bo'ness (Borness / Borrowstouneness) Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

5 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificPlace of WritingCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Bo'ness (Borness / Borrowstouneness) Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Bo'ness (Borness / Borrowstouneness) Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Bo'ness (Borness / Borrowstouneness) Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain