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


People [PERS ID:838]

First NameJohn
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Last NameWalker
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Medical Professional?Medical Professional


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A surgeon who practised in Kirkcudbright. Biographical details obscure.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 615Case of Miss Millar who is suffering from various symptoms since beginning a 'starving course'. Under care of Dr Walker in 1779, but she is refered again to Cullen by Dr Ravenscroft in 1779.
2Case 1148Case of Miss Mitchell whose health was undermined in the West Indies from where she returned two years previously; she has rheumatic pains and a long-standing throat condition which is described variously as a tumour or quinsy.
3Case 1232Case of Mr Thomson (under care of John Walker) who suffers a severe hectic fever with diarrhoea.
4Case 1455Case of Mr McConchie [Macconchie] whose illness began with a severe pain in his side with loss of appetite and swollen stomach which is now thought dropsical.
5Case 1467Case of Mrs Thomson whose symptoms are attributed to the 'fatuity' of old age.
6Case 1752Case of Mrs McMurdo who has uterine condition after several miscarriages.
7Case 2069Case of Miss Gordon of Crogo, who has a severe stomach complaint with nausea and continually vomiting. She has consulted Cullen in the past but previous case hitherto unidentified.
8Case 2335Case of Mrs Lenox who has had flour albus and suffers attacks of dizziness,'faintishness and loss of recollection'.
9Case 2426Case of an unnamed thirty year old female patient suffering from headaches, loss of appetite, disordered stomach, suppressed menstruation and melancholy.