Item 159 - Alfred Pollit, 28, Porter

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406 PM/1907/159


Alfred Pollit, 28, Porter


  • 16 May 1907-29 May 1907 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Porter
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 16 May 1907
Date of death: 29 May 1907
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pyaemia. Septic broncho-pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Sepsis (Systemic); Sepsis (Lung); Bronchopneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Turner, George Robertson
Medical examination performed by: Evans, John Howell
Post mortem examination performed by: Jex-Blake, Arthur John
Medical notes: The patient, the subject of periodic depression, had on a former occasion attempted suicide by drowning. On this occasion suicide was attempted by throat cutting with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pleurae, lungs, larynx, trachea, peritracheal glands, thyroid, pericardium, heart, aorta, peritoneum, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, stomach, intestines and brain
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: Suicide


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The case continues on PM/1907/157

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No in Surgical Register of 1907: 862

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