Item 44 - Susan Gibson, 70, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/44

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Susan Gibson, 70, [Occupation not stated]

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  • 23 Wed 1844-16 Feb 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 70
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 23 Wed 1844
Date of death: 16 Feb 1845
Disease (transcribed): Burn about the scalp exposing a large portion of bone. Bones of the skull somewhat thickened. Gall stones. No disease of duodenum or stomach. Cysts of the trichina spiralis in the voluntary system of muscles
Disease (standardised): Burn (Scalp); Gallstone (Bladder); Trichinella spiralis
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: n/a
Medical notes: 'This patient was reported to have fainted away and to have fallen into the fire. When admitted an extensive burn presented itself extending over the right side of the scalp and neck, and involving the ear. For the first few days she complained much of pain’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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No in register 1844: 3233

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406

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