Cullen

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

 

Tapping

Puncture. The surgical drainage of excess abdominal fluid, especially in cases of dropsy.

Category: Treatments
Sub category: General

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



[DOC ID:1767] Tap on page (1)
[ID:1767] From: Mrs Mary Mather / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Mary Mather (Patient) / 9 December 1779 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1767] Tapped on page (1)
[ID:1767] From: Mrs Mary Mather / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Mary Mather (Patient) / 9 December 1779 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1767] Tapped on page (1)
[ID:1767] From: Mrs Mary Mather / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Mary Mather (Patient) / 9 December 1779 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1767] Tapped on page (1)
[ID:1767] From: Mrs Mary Mather / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Mary Mather (Patient) / 9 December 1779 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:161] he has alreadybeen tapped three times on page (1)
[ID:161] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Professor Thomas Hamilton / Regarding: Mr Edward Brisbane (Patient) / 9 July 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1359] punctured on page (2)
[ID:1359] From: Mr William Turnbull / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Reverend Cuthbert Allen (Allan; of Wooler) (Patient) / 3 February 1777 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:748] tapping on page (3)
[ID:748] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs L (Patient) / 10 May 1762 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:748] the tapping on page (3)
[ID:748] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs L (Patient) / 10 May 1762 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:748] the operation on page (3)
[ID:748] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs L (Patient) / 10 May 1762 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:748] the Operation on page (3)
[ID:748] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs L (Patient) / 10 May 1762 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:748] the tappings on page (3)
[ID:748] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs L (Patient) / 10 May 1762 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:748] The Second operation on page (4)
[ID:748] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs L (Patient) / 10 May 1762 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:748] this last tapping on page (4)
[ID:748] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs L (Patient) / 10 May 1762 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:748] this last tapping on page (4)
[ID:748] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs L (Patient) / 10 May 1762 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:564] punctures of his legs on page (2)
[ID:564] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Joshua Sampson (Samson) / Regarding: Dr Alexander Wilson (Patient) / 1 June 1782 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4827] Punctures on page (2)
[ID:4827] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr William Cokayne (Cocayne) / Regarding: Mr Handasyde (Handyside) (Patient) / 6 May 1784 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4827] Punctures on page (2)
[ID:4827] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr William Cokayne (Cocayne) / Regarding: Mr Handasyde (Handyside) (Patient) / 6 May 1784 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4827] puncture on page (2)
[ID:4827] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr William Cokayne (Cocayne) / Regarding: Mr Handasyde (Handyside) (Patient) / 6 May 1784 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4827] punctures on page (3)
[ID:4827] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr William Cokayne (Cocayne) / Regarding: Mr Handasyde (Handyside) (Patient) / 6 May 1784 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4827] punctures on page (3)
[ID:4827] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr William Cokayne (Cocayne) / Regarding: Mr Handasyde (Handyside) (Patient) / 6 May 1784 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4656] large purgings on page (1)
[ID:4656] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Alexander Wemyss (of Pitkenny) / Regarding: Mrs Mary Birrell (Dunning) (Burrell) (Patient) / 3 July 1783 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4178] Tapping on page (1)
[ID:4178] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Thomas Livingston / Regarding: Earl James Boyd Hay (15th Earl of Erroll, Lord Erroll, Lord Errol) (Patient), Mrs Gordon (Craigmil?) (Patient) / 24 October 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4141] tapping on page (1)
[ID:4141] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch) / Regarding: Mrs Gordon (Patient) / 17 September 1777? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4152] tapping on page (1)
[ID:4152] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr B M Adamson / Regarding: Captain John Grey (Gray) (Patient) / 25 September 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:2985] the relief which tapping if judged expedient might give on page (3)
[ID:2985] From: Dr Charles Keith / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Marr (Patient), Mr Gabriel Dunn (Dun) (Patient) / 11 February 1787 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2745] Tapping on page (2)
[ID:2745] From: Dr Marshall / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs M. L. (Patient) / 20? December 1786 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2745] puncture with a lancet on page (3)
[ID:2745] From: Dr Marshall / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs M. L. (Patient) / 20? December 1786 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2745] puncture on page (4)
[ID:2745] From: Dr Marshall / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs M. L. (Patient) / 20? December 1786 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2426] never took a purgative on page (1)
[ID:2426] Case Note / Regarding: Mr William Holland (Patient) / 22? March? 1783? / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2431] purging on page (3)
[ID:2431] Case Note / Regarding: Mr (A.B.) (Patient) / 1784? / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2222] his Scrotum was punctured on page (4)
[ID:2222] From: Dr Joshua Sampson (Samson) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Dr Alexander Wilson (Patient) / 28 May 1782 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2227] to make some punctres to carry off the water on page (2)
[ID:2227] From: Mrs Agnes Wilson / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Dr Alexander Wilson (Patient), Mrs Agnes Wilson (Patient) / 4 June 1782 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2227] the punctres are keeped open on page (2)
[ID:2227] From: Mrs Agnes Wilson / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Dr Alexander Wilson (Patient), Mrs Agnes Wilson (Patient) / 4 June 1782 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2094] he was tapped on page (1)
[ID:2094] From: Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Professor Thomas Hamilton (Patient), Mr Edward Brisbane (Patient) / 18 November 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2094] this & the former operation on page (1)
[ID:2094] From: Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Professor Thomas Hamilton (Patient), Mr Edward Brisbane (Patient) / 18 November 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2094] He bore the tapping very well on page (1)
[ID:2094] From: Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Professor Thomas Hamilton (Patient), Mr Edward Brisbane (Patient) / 18 November 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2072] need the operation to be again repeated on page (2)
[ID:2072] From: Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Lady Helen Stuart (Orr) (Stewart; of Castlemilk) (Patient), Professor Thomas Hamilton (Patient), Mr Edward Brisbane (Patient) / 7 October 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2061] I have tapped him twice, the last time about a week ago, at each operation there was nine scotsh pints of water drawn off. on page (2)
[ID:2061] From: Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Lady Helen Stuart (Orr) (Stewart; of Castlemilk) (Patient), Mr Thomas Hopkirk (of Dalbeth) (Patient), Professor Thomas Hamilton (Patient), Mr Edward Brisbane (Patient) / 8 September 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2061] was tapped & had eleven scotsh pints of water taken away on page (2)
[ID:2061] From: Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Lady Helen Stuart (Orr) (Stewart; of Castlemilk) (Patient), Mr Thomas Hopkirk (of Dalbeth) (Patient), Professor Thomas Hamilton (Patient), Mr Edward Brisbane (Patient) / 8 September 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2061] the operation on page (3)
[ID:2061] From: Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Lady Helen Stuart (Orr) (Stewart; of Castlemilk) (Patient), Mr Thomas Hopkirk (of Dalbeth) (Patient), Professor Thomas Hamilton (Patient), Mr Edward Brisbane (Patient) / 8 September 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2061] the tapping on page (3)
[ID:2061] From: Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Lady Helen Stuart (Orr) (Stewart; of Castlemilk) (Patient), Mr Thomas Hopkirk (of Dalbeth) (Patient), Professor Thomas Hamilton (Patient), Mr Edward Brisbane (Patient) / 8 September 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2032] to draw off the water on page (1)
[ID:2032] From: Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Thomas Hopkirk (of Dalbeth) (Patient), Mr Edward Brisbane (Patient) / 25 July 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2032] drawing off the water on page (2)
[ID:2032] From: Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Thomas Hopkirk (of Dalbeth) (Patient), Mr Edward Brisbane (Patient) / 25 July 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1826] Tapping on page (2)
[ID:1826] From: Mr James Whytt / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Andrew Flockhart (Patient) / 15 March 1780 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1826] tapped on page (3)
[ID:1826] From: Mr James Whytt / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Andrew Flockhart (Patient) / 15 March 1780 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1442] the operation of Tapping on page (1)
[ID:1442] From: Mr B M Adamson / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Captain John Grey (Gray) (Patient) / 22 September 1777 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1235] sweated on page (1)
[ID:1235] From: William Borradaile / To: Dr Joseph Borradaile / Regarding: William Borradaile (Patient) / 24 January 1776 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1235] sweating on page (1)
[ID:1235] From: William Borradaile / To: Dr Joseph Borradaile / Regarding: William Borradaile (Patient) / 24 January 1776 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:674] Tapping on page (2)
[ID:674] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Sir John Cathcart (Patient) / 25 November 1782 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:674] punctures in the legs or thighs on page (2)
[ID:674] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Sir John Cathcart (Patient) / 25 November 1782 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:674] Punctures on page (2)
[ID:674] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Sir John Cathcart (Patient) / 25 November 1782 / (Outgoing)