Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1560]: Case of Major MacEwan [McEuan] who in 1782 has a disorder marked by dizziness which Cullen thinks stems from obstructed blood in the brain.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:4650] 
Letter concerning the case of Major Macewan. Cullen mentions seeing a letter the addressee wrote to Miss McEwan, the patient's niece. 24 June 1783
 
[DOC ID:5652] 
Letter conerning the case of Major McEwan. 17 May 1786
 
[DOC ID:3343]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Charles Farquharson, concerning the case of Major McEwen, 'your former Patient', and mentioning a young woman who was hysteric. Remains of a handstamp, but not possible to make out the place. 14 May 1788
 
[DOC ID:3388] 
Letter from S. McEuen in Nairn, concerning his own case of urinary stricture. He has consulted a surgeon 'in this place' (this will be Robert Forbes) to little avail. He has also consulted Alexander Wood in Edinburgh: he prescribed him bougies. He differentiates between red and black bougies, and seems to find the red ones work better for him. 20 August 1788
 
[DOC ID:5707] 
Letter to Mr McEwan concerning his own case. 2 September 1788
 

People involved in this case

7 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3510]
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3509] Dr Charles Farquharson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 386] Mr Robert Forbes (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3504] Major Stuart McEwan (MacEwan, Macewan)
[PERS ID: 3505] Miss McEwan (MacEwan, Macewan)
[PERS ID: 588] Mr Alexander Wood (MacEwan, Macewan)

Unique Places linked to this Case

3 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Nairn East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

5 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificPlace of WritingCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Nairn East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Nairn East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain