Item 148 - Margaret Balmain, 50, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1860/148


Margaret Balmain, 50, [Occupation not stated]


  • 13 May 1860-20 May 1860 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 13 May 1860
Date of death: 20 May 1860
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of femur. Fatty heart
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Thigh); Disease (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Rouse, James
Post mortem examination performed by: Holmes, Timothy
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a traumatic fracture of the left femur just below the trochanter, there was considerable displacement. She was very unhealthy in appearance, her complexion being sallow […] She stated that the day before her admission, she had slipped down some steps, striking the outer side of the thigh against the floor’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thigh, cranium, thorax, abdomen, pelvis

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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  • English

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No in register 1860: 752

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Preparation [museum specimen] Series XXIV, Subseries 7, No 38 (uterus)

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Preparation Series XXIV, Subseries 7, No 38 (uterus)

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Catalogued by J. Ahvensalmi, Apr 2020

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