Cullen

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

 

[ID:3672] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Farquison / Regarding: Dr Farquison (Patient), Anonymous (Patient) / [DATE UNKNOWN] / (Outgoing)

Letter by Cullen to Dr Farguison who had been describing cases of 'louping ague' and whether it can be epidemic. Cullen cites cases he has known and refers his correspondent to a reported by Abraham Kaau Boerhaave, nephew of the famous medical teacher Hermann Boerhaaave.

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DOC ID 3672
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/2562
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date
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TypeAuthorial original
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Letter of Introduction No
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Summary Letter by Cullen to Dr Farguison who had been describing cases of 'louping ague' and whether it can be epidemic. Cullen cites cases he has known and refers his correspondent to a reported by Abraham Kaau Boerhaave, nephew of the famous medical teacher Hermann Boerhaaave.
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[Case ID:2447]
Case of a 'louping ague' affecting an entire village, marked by very odd behaviour involving involuntary leaping.
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Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:5344]AddresseeDr Farquison
[PERS ID:5345]Patient
[PERS ID:5344]PatientDr Farquison
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:5346]Other Physician / SurgeonDr Abraham Kaau Boerhaave (Kaaw and Kauuw)

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Place of Writing Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Dundee East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
Mentioned / Other France Europe certain
Mentioned / Other Germany Europe certain

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