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



'Disease characterized by severe diarrhoea, vomiting, and abdominal cramps, typically occurring in the summer; gastro-enteritis, enterocolitis, or dysentery (probably bacterial origin)' (OED ). The material in this archive predates the discovery of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.

Category: Conditions
Sub category: General

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

[DOC ID:4808] Cholera on page (1)
[ID:4808] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr E Pringle (of Belford) / Regarding: Mr Worge (Patient) / 3 April 1784 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:2436] Cholera Morbus on page (1)
[ID:2436] From: Mr E Pringle (of Belford) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Worge (Patient) / 1 April 1784 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2269] cholera on page (1)
[ID:2269] From: Dr Colin Ross / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr John Parish (J.P.; Mr P.) (Patient) / 25 March 1783 / (Incoming)