Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1971]: Case of an unnamed female patient who has complications after giving birth, as reported by Joseph Losh.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2939] 
Letter from Joseph Losh, concerning the case of an unnamed married lady of about 30, 'of a lively disposition & healthy Constitution rather inclin'd to Corpulency'. She had a stillborn child about a year ago, and a live one about 10 weeks ago. Since the first pregnancy, her belly has remained swollen: she still looks 'like a full gone Pregnant Wowman', and she has a vaginal discharge. She is much distressed by both symptoms. 2 December 1786
 
[DOC ID:5368] 
Letter to Mr J. Losh concerning an unnamed female patient suffering vaginal discharge and abdominal swelling following childbirth, in response to a letter sent on the 2nd. Cullen thinks the patient is curable, and recommends the use of cicuta and an injection of corrosive sublimate solution. 6 December 1786
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 4398] Mrs
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4397] Mr Joseph Losh (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 Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East 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 Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Carlisle North-West England Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Handstamp Carlisle North-West England Europe certain