Report on the Practice in the Royal Infirmary of Dundee
15th June 1836
medical report was written by Dr.James Arrott, Physician to the
Infirmary and includes a table of medical and surgical cases, including
a table showing fever statistics. An Epidemic of cholera commenced
in Dundee in April 1832, when a total of 512 people died.
Crichton was surgeon at the Infirmary and presents a report on surgical
cases He was born in Dundee in 1772 and pursued his medical education
in Edinburgh. He qualified as a surgeon in 1790, and designed his
own type of instruments before returning to Dundee as one of the
original visiting staff.