Item 223 - John Harris, 32, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/223


John Harris, 32, [Occupation not stated]


  • 19 Sep 1845-24 Sep 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Sep 1845
Date of death: 24 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Mortification. Adhesion of pleura. Inflammation of lung
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Mortification (Leg); Adhesions (Lungs); Inflammation (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Pollock, George
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Shortly before the admission of this patient a cart had passed over his leg making a wound over the upper part of the tibia, from which a considerable quantity of blood escaped. It was subsequently ascertained that the tibia and fibula had also been fractured by the accident. He was in a state of much debility in consequence of having lived very badly for some time previous to his admission in to the hospital’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Right lower extremity, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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No in register 1845: 2329

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