Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:791]: Case of Mrs Fletcher who is pregnant and has devloped a cough, pains in her bones, and a chill.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1642] 
Letter from Sir Alexander Douglas, concerning the case of Mrs Fletcher who, at four months pregnant, is suffering from a cough and headache. 22 March 1779
 
[DOC ID:4394] 
Reply, for 'Sir Alexr Douglas C. Mrs Fletcher'. Cullen recommends bleeding and/or cupping for Mrs Fletcher and seems concerned about the possibility that the patient has miscarried: 'I suspect from the ceasing of the symptoms of pregnancy which the Lady has been used to feel that our precautions on that head would now come to late'. 23 March 1779
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 4836] Dr Carson
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 546] Dr Alexander Douglas (Sir Alexander Douglas of Glenbervie)
[PERS ID: 4834] Mrs Fletcher (Sir Alexander Douglas of Glenbervie)
[PERS ID: 4835] Major Fletcher (Sir Alexander Douglas of Glenbervie)

Unique Places linked to this Case

2 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

2 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
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred