Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2314]: Case of Mrs Ford in Montrose.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:6241] 
Letter from McNaughtan Hunter concerning the case of Mrs Ford, a 45-year-old mother of six, who has been displaying cough and breathing difficulties, and loss of weight and strength. She has been in low spirits since the death of a favourite daughter about a year ago. Hunter has bled her, but she is declining daily. 11 March 1789
 
[DOC ID:5799] 
Letter to MacNaughton Hunter concerning the case of Mrs Ford. Cullen is not optimistic: 'If her Daughter in her disease had any thing Phthisical I shall be afraid of the Mother going the same way'. He recommends the use of Ipecacuanha and blistering her back or breast, but wishes Hunter had sent him more detail about the bleeding. 14 March 1789
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5163] Mrs Margaret Ford (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5164] Miss Margaret Ford (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2578] Dr McNaughtan Hunter (MacNachtan Hunter; MacNaughtane Hunter)

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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Montrose East Highlands 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 Montrose East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Montrose East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred