Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:581]: Case of W. Burnett suffering from incontinency of urine while sleeping.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1376] 
Reply, in form of a rough, corrected draft, listing 'Directions for Mr Burnet at Berwick'. He suffers from sciatica and throbbing in his head, which he has had for over 30 years. He is a patient of James Wood. Cullen gives dietary and exercise advice, with recipes. Cullen says he disagrees with Dr George Cheyne's views on very light suppers. February? 1777
 
[DOC ID:1370] 
Letter from W. Riddell concerning the case of W. Burnett. 23 February 1777
 
[DOC ID:4003] 
Reply, 'Dr Riddel C[oncerning] Mr Burnet'. Brief note recommending Uva Ursi. 'The relief of such an ailment at his time of life & will require at least some time & pains'. 25 February 1777
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1699] Mr W Burnet (Burnett)
[PERS ID: 1815] Dr George Cheyne (Burnett)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 561] Dr Walter Riddell (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 408] Mr James Wood (of Berwick)

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 Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe certain
Place 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 Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe certain