Item 303 - David Swan, 66, Labourer

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406 PM/1894/303


David Swan, 66, Labourer


  • 25 Jul 1894-28 Sep 1894 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Labourer
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1894
Date of death: 28 Sep 1894
Disease (transcribed): Empyema , with ulceration into oesophagus
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lung); Ulcer (Oesophagus)
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Ward, Arthur H.
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with stricture and double inguinal hernia. That on the right side being large and irreducible. Patient had great difficulty in passing urine which was alkaline. The stricture was dilated by the continuous method. On Aug: 2 the physician reported 'old tubercle of right apex, and general emphysema of lungs' '
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, hernia, cranium
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a


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    The case continues in PM/1894/295

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    No in register 1894: 1249

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    'Oesophagus and lung kept', 'Kidneys kept'

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