Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:434]: Case of Hugh Fraser who has a very serious abdominal condition.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:925] 
Letter from John Alves concerning an unnamed male patient (Hugh Fraser, an Inverness merchant), who has a very serious abdominal condition. A postscript by the patient's brother, John Fraser WS, adds that 'if he dies will Leave a widow & ten Children', and mentions his own acquaintance with Cullen. 26 October 1774
 
[DOC ID:3709] 
Reply, 'Dr Alves about Mr Fraser', advising on obstructions to the liver and other viscera. Cullen pronounces the case 'unfavourable' but 'Nunquam desperandum'. He recommends use of cicuta and keeping his belly open. November? 1774?
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 148] Dr John Alves
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 581] Mr Hugh Fraser (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 582] Mr John Fraser (John Fraser of Borlum)
[PERS ID: 583] Mr Masterson (John Fraser of Borlum)

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 Inverness North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificThe Guard House 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 Inverness North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Inverness North Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificMentioned / OtherThe Guard House Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain