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

 

[ID:652] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Walker / Regarding: Lady Helen Douglas (Hamilton) (Lady Selkirk) (Patient) / 11 October 1782 / (Outgoing)

Reply to Mr Walker concerning Lady H. Douglas, one of Lord Selkirk's family, of whose recovery Cullen seems confident. She has injured her head but Cullen does not believe there to be any fracture or effusion, rather 'purely a case of concussion, the effects of which I have seen both violent and of long continuance'.

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DOC ID 652
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/15/138
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date11 October 1782
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 Mr Walker concerning Lady H. Douglas, one of Lord Selkirk's family, of whose recovery Cullen seems confident. She has injured her head but Cullen does not believe there to be any fracture or effusion, rather 'purely a case of concussion, the effects of which I have seen both violent and of long continuance'.
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[Case ID:1537]
Case of Lady H. Douglas who has injured her head but Cullen is sure it is only mild concussion.
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[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:5233]AddresseeMr Walker
[PERS ID:1017]PatientLady Helen Douglas (Lady Selkirk)
[PERS ID:5235]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryMr Wood
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:115]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID:5236]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendLord Dunbar Douglas (Hamilton)

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

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