Item 59 - William Inwood, 47, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1851/59

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William Inwood, 47, [No occupation stated]

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  • 7 Mar 1851 - 17 Mar 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 47
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 7 Mar 1851
Date of death: 17 Mar 1851
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse inflammation of the areolar tissue about the elbow & arm, proceeding to formation of pus. Absorption of the cartilage of bones forming the elbow joints & purulent matter in the joints. Pleurisy on left side. Grey hepatization of both lungs. Disease of the kidneys. Air in the liver. Softening of the spleen
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Elbow, arm tissue); Suppuration (Elbow, arm tissue); Pleurisy (Lungs); Hepatization (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys, liver, spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Blagden, Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'Five weeks ago he fell from a ladder 6 feet from the ground & struck the left elbow against the grate of a furnace. On the slough being removed about 10 days from the accident, the whole of the forearm began to swell particularly in the neighbourhood of the wound. Poultices were applied & this was the only treatment adopted before he came to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Elbow joint, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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No in register 1851: 644

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