Item 240 - John Smith, 60, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/240

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John Smith, 60, [Occupation not stated]

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  • 8 Oct 1845-9 Oct 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1845
Date of death: 9 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Fluid in the various serous cavities. Heart hypertrophied and dilated. Aorta atheromatous. Pulmonary apoplexy. Granular degeneration of the kidneys. White patches on on the heart, liver and spleen. Liver congested
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Stroke (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys, heart, liver, spleen)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was brought to the hospital in a moribund state. His friends stated that he had not enjoyed good health for above a year, as during the period he had suffered from palpitation and dyspnoea, pain in the loins, and great general debility’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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The page refers to case PM/1845/239 (Thomas Meeds)

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No in register 1845: 2481

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406

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