Item 391 - Alfred Aitken, 26, Clerk

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406 PM/1881/391

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Alfred Aitken, 26, Clerk

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  • 5 Oct 1881-30 Nov 1881 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Oct 1881
Date of death: 30 Nov 1881
Disease (transcribed): Rupture of bowel. Peritonitis
Disease (standardised): Rupture (Bowel); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Medical examination performed by: Zimmermann, Benjamin Frazier
Post mortem examination performed by: Myers, Arthur Thomas
Medical notes: 'He gives a history of much disease of the lungs in the family. He has been himself always 'delicate' & pale: liable to slight colds which did not confine him to bed. No haemoptysis; diaphoresis in excess. Laid up hen a child with smallpox, scarlet fever, measles & whooping cough. On Jan 21, 1881 after exposure in the snow, he had pleurisy. The left side was twice tapped'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, abdomen, alimentary canal, liver, spleen, kidneys

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No in register 1881: 1238

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