Item 284 - John Dayton, 26, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/284


John Dayton, 26, [Occupation not stated]


  • 3 Dec 1845-17 Dec 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 3 Dec 1845
Date of death: 17 Dec 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Lungs soft and congested at the back part. Pericardium firmly adherent. Heart dilated and hypertrophied. Recent endocarditis. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Spleen large, soft and grumous. Liver hypertrophical
Disease (standardised): Congestion (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Endocarditis (Heart); Disease (Kidneys, spleen, liver)

Admitted under the care of: Nairne, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, a thin, cachectic-looking person, of a pale, sallow complexion, was admitted in the spring of this year with acute rheumatism and bronchitis. Pericarditis and pleurisy supervened, but gradually subsided under active treatment’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, larynx, trachea, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1845: 2935

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