Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:173]: Case of the elderly Mr Dickson who dies after being weakened by influenza.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:5981] 
Reply to Dr Gilchrist concerning the case of Mr Dixon and his spasmodic attacks. 23 February 1776
 
[DOC ID:1246] 
Letter from Dr John Gilchrist regarding the case of Mr Dickson, a 70-year-old man who has been ill with asthma since a bout of influenza some months previously. 26 February 1776
 
[DOC ID:1247] 
Letter from John Gilchrist regarding the progress and treatment of Mr Dickson, which is Gilchrist's first asthmatic case - and informing Cullen that both Mr and Mrs Dickson found Cullen's reply 'equally agreeable'. 27 February 1776
 
[DOC ID:5983] 
Reply headed 'For Dr Gilchrist about Dickson',. 28 February 1776
 
[DOC ID:1254] 
Letter from John Gilchrist, reporting the death of their patient Mr Dickson, who had been bled, blistered and purged for respiratory problems. He gives Cullen a report of his autopsy, carried out by himself and the surgeon Mr Harley. 14 March 1776
 

People involved in this case

6 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1543] Mr Dickson (Dixon)
[PERS ID: 1719] Mrs Dickson (Dixon)
[PERS ID: 1606] Sir John Floyer (Dixon)
[PERS ID: 115] Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID: 1709] Mr John Harley (of Speddoch)

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 Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain

Places and role of place

6 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 Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain