Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1275]: Case of Captain Burden who has suffered from fearful ''fits" of feverish dyspepsia since a bout of excessive drinking.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1906] 
Unsigned case note describing the case of Captain Burden who is to consult Cullen in person. He has had a range of ailments, mostly dyspeptic, with giddiness, loss of appetite and low spirits, which seem to be connected to heavy drinking. He has lost a lot of weight, having previously been corpulent. August 1780
 
[DOC ID:999] 
Reply 'Captain Burden'; the patient has a 'constitutional weakness of stomach, increased by accidents in his manner of living'. 3 August 1780
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 796] Dr
[PERS ID: 795] Captain Burden
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

2 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 inferred

Places and role of place

2 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
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred