Item 136 - Abigail Barrell, 49, Children’s nurse

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406 PM/1894/136

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Abigail Barrell, 49, Children’s nurse

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  • 14 Apr 1894-5 May 1894 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Children’s nurse
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1894
Date of death: 5 May 1894
Disease (transcribed): Addison's disease
Disease (standardised): Addison disease (Adrenal glands)
Admitted under the care of: Whipham, Thomas Tillyer
Medical examination performed by: Ogle, Cyril
Post mortem examination performed by: Fyffe, William Kington
Medical notes: 'The patient could give no details as to disease in her family - The history of her own illness was that for two years she had suffered with pain after food and vomiting - Sometimes this vomiting took place shortly after taking food, at other times it bore no relation to food - For the last three months these symptoms have been aggravated and she has lost much flesh - further she has had a good deal of epigastric pain - She has noticed herself that she has been getting darker during the last three months'
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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  • English

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No in register 1894: 610

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