Item 34 - Sidney Smith, 42, Clerk

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406 PM/1897/34


Sidney Smith, 42, Clerk


  • 31 Jan 1897-5 Feb 1897 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Clerk
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Jan 1897
Date of death: 5 Feb 1897
Disease (transcribed): Otitis media. Cerebral abscess
Disease (standardised): Otitis media (Ear); Abscess (Brain) ()
Admitted under the care of: Bennett, William Henry
Medical examination performed by: Baldwin, Gerald Robert
Post mortem examination performed by: Rolleston, Humphry Davy
Medical notes: 'Suffering from discharge from his left ear with occasional giddiness, noises in his head, and headache for 2 years. He had been somewhat deaf on the left side during the same period of time. Three weeks before admission he began to suffer from shooting pain at first in his neck and later on in his left ear. The pain increased gradually in intensity'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Head, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

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No in register 1897: 160

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