Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1122]: Case of the Reverend Mr Robert Deans of Crailing who displays very serious symptoms of delirium which presage his death on 13 December 1788, just two days after Cullen's reply.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3439]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from William Robertson (surgeon at the Kelso Dispensary), concerning Rev. and Mrs Deans of Crailing. While Mrs Deans is now improving, Rev. Deans, aged 63, is seriously ill with a stoppage of urine and constipation, and is delirious. 9 December 1788
 
[DOC ID:5761] 
Reply for 'Revd. Mr. Deans', probably to William Robertson in Kelso. Cullen has 'a very unfavourable opinion of his present state', which he believes to be 'an attack upon the brain of the maniacal kind'. He advises a diluent draught, for which he encloses a prescription, and blistering his head. 11 December 1788
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5026] Reverend Robert Deans (of Crailing)
[PERS ID: 5027] Mrs Elizabeth Deans (of Crailing)
[PERS ID: 3439] Mr James Monteath (Monteith)
[PERS ID: 5097] Mr William Robertson (Monteith)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Kelso Borders Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Crailing Borders 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 Kelso Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Kelso Borders Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Crailing Borders Scotland Europe certain