Item 86 - Sarah Reid, 29, Married

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406 PM/1878/86


Sarah Reid, 29, Married


  • 31 Mar 1878-21 Mar 1878 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Married
Gender: Female
Age: 29
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1878
Date of death: 21 Mar 1878
Disease (transcribed): Pulmonary tubercular phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung);
Admitting doctor: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'Admission. Admitted complaining of sore throat, with loss of voice and dyspnoea at times: slight cough. General weakness, small appetite. P. [Pulse] 120 very weak. R. [Respiration rate?] about 20: irregular. Ill nourished and pale: tremor of hands: delicate skin: long eyelashes. […] History. She was deaf and very weak: the following history only was obtained: - No heritable disease: no illness, ailment or constitutional peculiarity, except leucorrhoea for 4 yrs [years]: from birth of last child. Present symptoms of 6 mo [months] date: onset gradual: severe for 3 mo [months]. Much weakness for 1 mo [months]'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, kidneys, spleen, liver, uterus
Illustrations: Yes
Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1878: 354

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