Item 1 - John Brown, 41, Taxi driver

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GB 406 PM/1920/1


John Brown, 41, Taxi driver


  • 1 Dec 1919-2 Jan 1920 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Taxi driver
Age: 41
Date of admission: 1 Dec 1919
Date of death: 2 Jan 1920
Disease (transcribed): Empyema. Gangrenous lung
Disease (standardised): Empyema (Lung); Gangrene (Lung);

Admitted under the care of: Collier, James Stansfield
Medical examination performed by: Bull, Henry Cecil Herbert
Post mortem examination performed by: Neighbour, Philip Morgan
Medical notes: 'No clinical record was kept. P. [Patient] was admitted with empyema, right side. A rib was resected and pus - containing a variety of organisms, chiefly cocci - was drained away. He made good progress for 3 weeks but subsequently went downhill, developed gangrene of lung and died'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1919: 1338

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