Item 13 - Harriet Cruden, 50, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1849/13


Harriet Cruden, 50, [Occupation not stated]


  • 21 Nov 1848-12 Jan 1849 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [Occupation not stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1848
Date of death: 12 Jan 1849
Disease (transcribed): Dropsy. Diseased kidneys. Congestion of liver. Congestion & softening of brain
Disease (standardised): Edema (Systemic); Disease (Kidneys); Congestion (Liver, brain); Softening (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Barclay, Andrew Whyte
Post mortem examination performed by: Gray, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with considerable anasarca & ascites. She stated that she had suffered for 2 years past from shortness of breath. Dropsy commenced in the legs 3 months ago, abdomen swelled soon after. [She] had been confined to bed ever since’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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The case continues in PM/1849/9

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No in register 1848: 2945

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