Item 245 - Elizabeth Frost, 51, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1851/245


Elizabeth Frost, 51, [No occupation stated]


  • 6 Dec 1851 - 8 Dec 1851 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 51
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 6 Dec 1851
Date of death: 8 Dec 1851
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia on the right side of the chest. Pleurisy on the left [& right] of old standing. Bronchitis. Operation of laryngotomy resorted to to relieve dyspnoea depending on supposed disease near or of the larynx. Disease of kidneys
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Bronchitis (Lungs); Laryngotomy (Larynx); Dyspnea (Larynx); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Ogle, John William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted on the evening of the 6th December, stated to have been ill only two days, with severe cold which was chiefly marked by difficulty in swallowing & in breathing. When seen next day, altho’ she persisted in stating that she had the same difficulty in swallowing, nothing of any sort could be seen in the pharynx. Her face was expressive of anxiety, her breathing was very hurried, she was exceedingly restless, tossing about in every direction in order to breathe with greater facility’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax, abdomen, cranium

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The case continues in PM/1851/178

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No in register 1851: 3044

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