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

 

[ID:5469] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr William Chalmers (Chambers) / Regarding: Mrs Chalmers (Patient) / 13 June 1787 / (Outgoing)

Reply to Dr Chalmers concerning the case of Mrs. Chalmers, "...but the multiplicity of my affairs, and perhaps my Age renders my recollection now more difficult than it was some time ago." Mentions the late Dr William Hunter as having had great experience in dealing with abortions which In this context means 'miscarriages'.

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FieldData
DOC ID 5469
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/20/89
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date13 June 1787
Annotation None
TypeMachine copy
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply to Dr Chalmers concerning the case of Mrs. Chalmers, "...but the multiplicity of my affairs, and perhaps my Age renders my recollection now more difficult than it was some time ago." Mentions the late Dr William Hunter as having had great experience in dealing with abortions which In this context means 'miscarriages'.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

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[Case ID:2123]
Case of Mrs Chalmers concerning a hardness around her ovary which proved to be a sign of a successful pregnancy; with subsequent exchange over post-natal symptoms.
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Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:934]AddresseeDr William Chalmers (Chambers)
[PERS ID:3449]PatientMrs Chalmers
[PERS ID:934]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Chalmers (Chambers)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2689]Other Physician / SurgeonDr William Hunter
[PERS ID:934]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendDr William Chalmers (Chambers)

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Place of Writing Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

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