Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:618]: Case of an unnamed adult male patient with giddiness [possibly Grey of Northumberland].

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1210] 
Incomplete directions for an unnamed adult male patient who has suffered from giddiness but has regular bowels. Cullen recommends that he shave and blister his head, and try sea-bathing at Holy Island (possibly Lindisfarne) after 1 June. He also tells the patient that he has ordered a bathing machine for him. Last pages, which include a Cephalic Electuary recipe, are missing from the letter. 1775?
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1381]
[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 North-East England Europe inferred
Place Lindisfarne (Holy Island) North-East England 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
RegionDestination of Letter North-East England Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Lindisfarne (Holy Island) North-East England Europe certain