Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2570]: Case of Lord Montagu's Son as treated for a cough and "spitting of purulent matter" by varying the temperature of the patient to bring on sweats', by John Hunter, as reported in passing to Cullen by Dr Armitstead for being an unusual method of treatment.

Documents in this case

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DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3557]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from J. Armitstead, concerning his own case. Armitstead mention's John Hunter's treatment of Lord Montagu's Son from a cough and "spitting of purulent matter" by varying the temperature of the patient to bring on sweats, which Armitstead consider to be "so novel and out of the common run of practice". 21 July 1789
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 4061] Dr John Armitstead
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 526] Mr John Hunter (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5890] Lord George Montagu (4th Duke of Manchester)
[PERS ID: 5891] Lord William Montagu (5th Duke of Manchester)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Knaresborough North-East England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Place Hull North-East England Europe certain

Places and role of place

5 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlacePlace of Writing Knaresborough North-East England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Hull North-East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Knaresborough North-East England Europe certain