Cullen

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

 

Tetanus

'A disease...characterized by persistent contraction of some or most of the voluntary muscles of the body, with superimposed severe muscle spasms, often resulting in death by asphyxiation if untreated. (OED ). At this period might be used to describe various conditions producing this type of symptom pattern.

Category: Conditions
Sub category: General

7 documents found with this item tagged. See below for the various ways that this item has been used in the the documents.



[DOC ID:5031] Tetanic on page (2)
[ID:5031] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Ivie Campbell / Regarding: Miss Campbell (of Dunstaffnage) (Patient) / 13 April 1785 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4725] Tetanus on page (4)
[ID:4725] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Joseph Brandreth / Regarding: Mr Langton (Patient), Mr Heywood (Patient) / 7 October 1783 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4154] Tetanus on page (1)
[ID:4154] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr John Alves / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 30 September 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:3796] Tetanus on page (1)
[ID:3796] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Stewart Lyell / Regarding: Lyell (Patient) / 10 April 1776 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:2576] Tetanus on page (3)
[ID:2576] From: Dr Alexander Taylor (Sanders) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Orr (Patient), Anonymous (Patient) / 13 March 1785 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2342] Tetanus on page (2)
[ID:2342] From: Dr James Currie / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Yates (Patient) / 17 October 1783 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1024] Tetanus on page (2)
[ID:1024] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Alexander Wilson / Regarding: Miss Ker (Patient) / 25 September 1780 / (Outgoing)