Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:542]: Case of Captain Oswald Campbell, with no confirmed disease at present, but 'so many appearances threatening one' that Cullen thinks it proper to take precautions.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:340] 
Directions for Captain Oswald Campbell, who has no confirmed disease at present, but has 'so many appearances threatening one' that Cullen agrees it proper to take precautions. These involve him travelling to a warm climate before winter, avoiding cold air, and taking Castor oil. No obvious incoming letter. October? 1775?
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 337] Captain Campbell
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (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
Region Madeira Spain Europe certain
Country Britain Europe certain

Places and role of place

3 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
RegionTherapeutic Recommendation Madeira Spain Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Britain Europe certain