Item 44 - Emma Howe, 39, Nurse

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406 PM/1881/44

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Emma Howe, 39, Nurse

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  • 10 Feb 1881-10 Feb 1881 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Nurse
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1881
Date of death: 10 Feb 1881
Disease (transcribed): Phthisis. Intestinal ulcer in connection with a small abscess
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Abscess (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Haward, John Warrington and Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Owen, Herbert Isambard
Post mortem examination performed by: Turner, George Robertson
Medical notes: 'This woman suffered amputation of the foot for extensive disease of the tarsus on Sep 9th 1880. No antiseptics were used. There was but little traumatic fever and the wound did well. At times the discharge was a little offensive from it. She was sent to AMCH [Atkinson Morley Convalescent Home and Hospital] with the stump all but healed on October the 6th'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines, peritoneum, cranium

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  • English

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No in register 1880: 1356

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