Clinical Reports - Women's Cases

Scope and Content

The volume bears the bookplate of the Radford Library, Saint Mary's Hospital, Manchester, which also indicates that it was allocated the reference number Q119 viz. their 1877 catalogue. The volume has since been referenced J6 D48 as part of an alternative system. The volume has the original pagination pp.1-172 and there is evidence that 3 folios have been torn out of the back, although no text appears to have been lost. Reference is made to both Dr Cullen and Dr Gregory in this volume.

There is an index at the front which lists a total of 46 female patients with corresponding page numbers. The names and ages of these patients are as follows Margaret Kilgower (22), Margaret Robinson (18), Ann Cameron (26), Betty Porteous (?), Margaret McDonald (45), Isabel Seton (30), Catharine Auld (22), Catherine Straughan (10), Harriot Gray (30), Jane McLaren (16), Ann Stalher (19), Betty Ross (19), Jane Beard (21), Betty Graham (22), Isabel McPherson (18), Margaret McKenzie (23), Ann McDonald (16), Margaret Ferguson (45), Ann Jamieson (20), Ann Wemys (25), Christian McIntyre (38), Jane Wilson (20), Jane Milne (28), Penelope Burns (20), Christian Morrison (21), Jane Stuart (20), Isabel Rannie (22), Elizabeth McNab (40), Susan Henderson (16), Janet Robinson (12), Catherine Innes (24), Ann Alison (19), Mary Calder (21), Ann Ramsay, Margaret Smith (18), Janet Smith (22), Isabel Bingay (18), Jane Thomason (20), Ann Stewart (24), Elizabeth Watt (27), Helen Douglas (36), Elizabeth Tait (23), Jane Grigor (36), Catherine Lyons (17), Janet Campbell (20), Margery Cameron (28).

Some of the symptoms and conditions described include amongst others joint pain, spitting of blood, hoarseness, cough, expectoration, universal languor, spasms, shiverings, stomach pains, headache, pain in breast, thirst, loss of appetite, diffused swelling of abdomen, faintishness, chest pain, dimness of sight, constriction in the throat, convulsions, nausea, fits, difficulty breathing, vomiting, gripes, swelling of arms and legs, back pain, ringing in ears [tinnitus], delirious and insensible, dyspnoea, erysipelas, pain in bones, obstruction of menses.