Item 48 - Joseph Wright, 30, Cook

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Joseph Wright, 30, Cook


  • 9 Mar 1844-11 Mar 1844 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Cook
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Mar 1844
Date of death: 11 Mar 1844
Disease (transcribed): Delirium Tremens. Heart large and flabby with dilated cavities and thin parietes, especially the left ventricle.
Disease (standardised): Alcohol withdrawal delirium (Brain ); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was of ‘very intemperate habits’. He was admitted in a state of great excitement, talking incessantly and complaining of music and devils which were annoying him.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1844: 587

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