Item 233 - Thomas Shrift, 53, [No occupation stated]

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406 PM/1848/233


Thomas Shrift, 53, [No occupation stated]


  • 27 Sep 1848-17 Nov 1848 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Sep 1848
Date of death: 17 Nov 1848
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Enlarged heart.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Leg); Oedema (Scrotum); Enlarged (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Page, William Emanuel
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Handfield Jones, Charles
Medical notes: This patient stated that about one month ago he suffered from pain at the pit of the stomach, particularly after meals. The legs and abdomen also began to swell.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues on PM/1848/229

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No in Register of 1848: 2863

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No in Register of 1848: 2464

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