Item 248 - William Oliphant, 29, Baker

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406 PM/1879/248

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William Oliphant, 29, Baker

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  • 2 Aug 1879-6 Sep 1879 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Baker
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Aug 1879
Date of death: 6 Sep 1879
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular phthisis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Dickinson, William Howship
Medical examination performed by: Dunbar, James John Macwhirter
Post mortem examination performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: The patient was quite well until early in April, when one evening he began to shiver. He continued doing so about a week, and at the end of the week the shivering ceased and cough gradually began. About two months ago dyspnoea and free expectoration commenced, the urine became dark and the appetite failed.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Trachea, heart, liver, kidneys and spleen
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1879/234

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No in Register 1879: 981

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