Item 91 - Mary Giles, 40, Nurse

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Mary Giles, 40, Nurse


  • 12 Apr 1844-25 Apr 1844 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 12 Apr 1844
Date of death: 25 Apr 1844
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia. Pleurisy. Heart enlarged. Left ventricle dilated. Kidneys granular.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Heart); Granular (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Johnstone, Athol Archibald Wood
Medical notes: The patient was one of the night nurses at St George’s Hospital, and had previously been suffering from a slight catarrh. On the 7th April she was seized with a rigor accompanied by a severe pain in the head and left with a feeling of great ‘coldness at the chest; when it subsided.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1844: 871

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