Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1994]: Case of Edward Cook who has pains in the region of his heart and a stomach disorder.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2860] 
Case note concerning Edward Cook, who suffers from pain around the heart and stomach complaints, which are said to have begun after learning of a neighbour's sudden death. His 'Father & relations by the father side were subject to scorbutic eruptions & Irregular gout', and weak nerves. Probably compiled by his brother-in-law, Andrew Fogo, surgeon in Warkworth (see Cullen's reply, Doc ID 5306). 8? July 1786
 
[DOC ID:5306] 
Reply 'For Edward Cook Esqr.', giving a regimen and several prescriptions. Cullen is 'much obliged to Mr. Foggo for what from very diligent observation he has communicated to us' regarding his case history. He regards Cook's ailments as stemming from 'a Gouty disposition', exacerbated by 'an hereditary faulty constitution of his bowels'. 11 July 1786
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3634] Dr
[PERS ID: 3547] Mr Edward Cook (of Togston)
[PERS ID: 3549] Mr John Cook (of Togston)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3638] Mr Andrew Fogo (Foggo )

Unique Places linked to this Case

2 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Warkworth North-East England Europe inferred

Places and role of place

2 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
PlaceDestination of Letter Warkworth North-East England Europe inferred