Item 115 - John Harris, 50, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1849/115

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John Harris, 50, [Occupation not stated]

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  • 25 May 1849-31 May 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 May 1849
Date of death: 31 May 1849
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood beneath the pia mater, & in both lateral ventricles
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Holl, Harvey Buchanan
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient, a man of remarkable obesity, was admitted with a small wound at the upper part of the forehead caused by a fall from a pair of steps. It appears that for several days he had been observed to be ‘rather confused in his head’, & it is supposed that having ascended t he steps he had a slight fit and fell, for he has no recollection of the accident’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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The case continues in PM/1849/110

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No in register 1849: 1381

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