CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/155
Alt Ref No75
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from William Cullen to George Skene
Date18 April 1769
Extent1 item
Administrative HistoryWilliam Cullen (1710-1790), chemist and physician
DescriptionLetter from William Cullen, Edinburgh to George Skene in which he discusses a case of hydarthrus; he complained to [David] Skene about George's ambiguity of opinion and throwing the decision and consequences upon him; he cannot easily be reconciled to amputation as it would be hazardous in the current situation with few benefits - if the boy's life is threatened by the abscess, amputation would not save it; he suggests medicines and treatments that may be employed , 18 April 1769.
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Related MaterialMS 38/42 - 43, 154, 164
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