Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1346]: Case of Mrs Robertson whose serious cough returned during her recent, third pregnancy. The cough is now purulent and the patient is also suffering from a hectic fever.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1980] 
Letter from Thomas Stephen, concerning the case of Mrs Robertson, who is suffering from a recurrent cough and hectic fever following the birth of her third child. 21 February 1781
 
[DOC ID:1093] 
Reply to Dr Thomas Stephen concerning Mrs Robertson, whose case is '[a]lmost out of the power of art'. Cullen agrees with the treatment Mrs Robertson's physician has been providing but his tone hints at a move towards palliative care. 28 February 1781
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4180] Mrs Robertson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 820] Dr Thomas Stephen (Professor Cullen)

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 Elgin East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Aberdeen East Highlands 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 Elgin East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Aberdeen East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Elgin East Highlands Scotland Europe certain