Library: British Library, London

Manuscript: Sloane MS 4075

Folio: f. 16

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Language: English

Letter Categories:
Medical

Letter Subject:


Date of letter (as written): January 2, 1725

Standardised date:

Letter Origin (as written):

Letter Destination (as written):

Author(s):
Matthew Combe

Recipient(s):
Sir Hans Sloane

Others Mentioned:
No Other Attached to This Letter

Letter written about self or others: Others

Single or Multiple Sufferers: Single Sufferer


Patients Mentioned in Letter:

Patient 1

Mrs. Sophia Howe (Female)

Age of Patient: [b. 1698/9, d. 1726]

Description of Patient: [Possibly Maid of Honour to Queen Caroline.]

Previous Treatment: "Bals Sulp of olivfact secund phar Baleam"; "decoc Amar sine siena"; asses milk

Ongoing Treatment: asks about Balm of Giliad; asks about possible purging

Diagnosis: pulmonary pthisis

Response: was well until Michaelmas now has bad cough, fever, night sweats

Theme Description:

Themes(s):

Medical Problem(s):
Coughs
Fevers
Heart
Lungs


MESH :
Cough
Fever
Lung
Lung Diseases
Pulmonary Heart Disease


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