Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2117]: Mr Campbell of Kintarbert who has developed a stomach disorder, with vomiting and general weakness.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3281] 
Case of Mr Campbell of Kantarbert (sic, for Kintarbert), aged 68, who suffers from vomiting and a cough after sitting up late with friends. He had had a similar ailment 16-18 years previously. Unsigned. The postscript shows a change of hand, possibly by a family member. The place of writing is inferred from the patient's place of death in January 1788; the handwriting resembles that of Lachlan Campbell, a medical practitioner in Campbeltown. 14 December 1787
 
[DOC ID:5584] 
Reply concerning the case of Mr Campbell of Kintarbert (sic: Kanterbert[?]), pp.369-370. Cullen approves of the use of vomits to clear the phlegm from his stomach, and also blistering for his lungs. Destination inferred from the patient's known place of death early in 1788. 18 December 1787
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 793] Lachlan Campbell (Lauchlan Campbell)
[PERS ID: 4744] Mr Dugald Campbell (of Kintarbert; Kantarbet)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4745] Dr James Flint (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 Campbeltown (Campbelltown) West Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

4 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 Campbeltown (Campbelltown) West Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Campbeltown (Campbelltown) West Highlands Scotland Europe inferred