Item 299 - Emily Habgood, 23, Housemaid

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406 PM/1878/299

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Emily Habgood, 23, Housemaid

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  • 17 Oct 1878-20 Oct 1878 (Creation)

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3 pages (2 images)

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Occupation or role: Housemaid
Gender: Female
Age: 23
Date of admission: 17 Oct 1878
Date of death: 20 Oct 1878
Disease (transcribed): Enteric fever. Intestinal perforation
Disease (standardised): Typhoid fever (Systemic); Perforation (Intestines);
Admitting doctor: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: n/a
PM performed by: Ewart, William
Medical notes: 'History. Previous history healthy. Information about present illness very scanty. Some 5 or 6 wks [weeks] before admission she was attacked with chilliness and anorexia. She had previously suffered from cough for an unknown period. The appetite never returned, and she got weaker and weaker. She vomited frequently. About the second week of her illness there was diarrhoea for 6 or 7 days: otherwise the bowels were generally costive. She never laid up permanently till admission'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, peritoneum, intestine, uterus
Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1878: 1394

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