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

 

[ID:3870] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr / Regarding: Mr Archibald Campbell (of Stonefield) (Patient) / 18? July? 1776? / (Outgoing)

Reply, to unnamed addressee, concerning 'Mr Campbell of Stonefield'.

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FieldData
DOC ID 3870
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/7/91
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date18? July? 1776?
Annotation None
TypeScribal copy ( includes Casebook Entry)
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply, to unnamed addressee, concerning 'Mr Campbell of Stonefield'.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

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Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:602]
Case of Archibald Campbell of Stonefield with costiveness, want of sleep and swollen legs.
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Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:1595]AddresseeDr
[PERS ID:1594]PatientMr Archibald Campbell (of Stonefield)
[PERS ID:1595]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Stonefield West Highlands Scotland Europe inferred

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Mr Campbell of Stonefield.


Whether his want of sleep proceed from pains or merely a general
affection common to elderly people; only to be relieved by Opiates
The prescription below. Use it with freedom increasing the dose pro
re nata. Obviate by a Laxative, the costiveness which the opiates may induce.
The weakness of his limbs of a morning arises from chiefly want
of sleep
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Take 2½ ounces each of plain Cinnamon water and Rosewater, an ounce of Juniper compound water, 2 ounces of Poppyhead Syrup, a drachm of Castor compound tincture, and 160 drops of Thebaic Tincture. Mix. Label: Anodyne Mixture a tablespoonful or a little more at bedtime.

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Mr Campbell of Stonefield.


Whether his want of sleep proceed from pains or merely a general
affection common to elderly people; only to be relieved by Opiates
The prescription below. Use it w freedom increasing ye dose pro
re nata. Obviate by a Laxative, the costiveness wc the op. m. induce.
The weakness of his limbs of a morng; arises from chiefly want
of sleep
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X ℞ Aq. cinnam. simpl. ____ rosar. @ ℥iiſs ____ Junip. comp. ℥i
Syr. Diacod. ℥ii Tinct. cast. comp. ʒi ____ Thebaic. gtt. 160
ℳ. S. Anod. ℳ. a tablesp:f. or a little more at bedtime.

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