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Elizabeth Dunn, 48, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 16 Jul 1845
Date of death: 4 Sep 1845
Disease (transcribed): Universal jaundice. Chronic and recent peritonitis. Liver compressed by the deposition of large masses of lymph on its surface and slightly affected with cirrhosis. Ducts pervious throughout their course. Heart dilated and atrophied. Lungs loaded with frothy serum
Disease (standardised): Jaundice (Skin); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Liver cirrhosis (Liver); Disease (Heart, lungs)

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 was admitted under Dr Seymour [Edward Seymour] about the middle of last year labouring under some little ascites, oedema of the lower extremities, & severe palpitation, with irregular pulse & turgid pulsating jugular veins’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

George Tolley, n/a, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: n/a
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Aug 1845
Date of death: 31 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Pericarditis. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Erysipelas and inflammation of pharynx & larynx
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Disease (Heart, kidneys, liver); Erysipelas (Skin); Inflammation (Pharynx, larynx)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient who had been attending the hospital at intervals as out-patient for many months, suffering from enlargement of the heart, & diseased kidney with albuminous urine, was admitted in a state of collapse, his extremities cold, his pulse almost imperceptible. It appeared from the friends’ account that during the last three weeks he had been extremely ill’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Grace, 46, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Aug 1845
Date of death: 30 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Large polypus of the small intestine producing invagination of the gut. Acute peritonitis with old adhesions of the small intestine to various parts. Heart dilated and flaccid
Disease (standardised): Polyps (Intestines); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Heart)
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 stated that he had been ailing ever since Easter, with pain in abdomen, which was at first attended by violent constipation of eight days’ duration, but since that time had been accompanied by almost constant diarrhoea. The pain is extremely severe, & has been particularly so during the last few days, attended by rigors’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

William Harding, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jul 1845
Date of death: 25 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the 11th dorsal vertebra. Softening of spinal marrow. Inflammation of mucous membrane of left kidney. Extensive ulceration of bladder; large foul abscess between bladder and rectum with a false passage in the urethra. Red hepatisation of lower lobe of left lung
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Spine); Softening (Spine); Inflammation (Kidney); Ulcer (Bladder); Abscess (Bladder, rectum); Hepatisation (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient fell a distance of about 30 feet from a ladder, upon his back and was admitted 24 hours after the accident. Upon examination a depression was discovered at the lower part of the dorsal region in the spinous processes and the complained of much pain at this point’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Spine, abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

William May, 31, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jul 1845
Date of death: 19 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Encephaloid disease of mediastinum and lung, projecting into the left auricle. Grey hepatisation and suppuration of the lung, with pleurisy. Encephaloid deposit around, and in the left kidney, and around and in the pancreas
Disease (standardised): Encephaloid disease (Chest, lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Encephaloid disease (Kidneys, pancreas)

Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'It appeared that this patient about two months before admission, was attacked with pleurisy on the left side, for which he was largely bled, both generally and topically, & otherwise actively treated. This treatment left him in an extremely weak state, and during the last fortnight he has suffered greatly from pain & palpitation of the heart, and pain across the loins. These symptoms have induced him to apply to the hospital for relief’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Evan Evans, 22, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jul 1845
Date of death: 15 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy on both sides. Red hepatisation of left lung, upper lobe. Grey hepatisation of the lower lobe, right lung, with suppuration & several irregular cavities containing cheesy-looking substance. Heart dilated, walls thin. Atheroma at root of the aorta
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Hepatisation (Lungs); Suppuration (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atheroscelerotic (Aorta)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted stating that he had had a slight hacking cough for many weeks, but that it had never troubled him till a fortnight ago, when it became suddenly worse, accompanied by pain in the chest, and attended by vomiting on lying down’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Evans, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Jul 1845
Date of death: 9 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old and recent pleurisy. Phthisis. Heart dilated. Atheroma in aortic valves and in aorta. Old adhesions between liver & diaphragm. Spleen large & much congested. Kidneys studded with transparent cysts and miliary tubercles
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Plaque, atherosclerotic (Aorta); Adhesions (Liver, diaphragm); Disease (Spleen, kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of weakness, some dyspnoea, a slight hacking cough and acute pain about the scrobiculus cordis. He stated that he was in perfect health till about six weeks before admission, when he caught cold’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Bryant, 20, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Jul 1844
Date of death: 8 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound and denudation of bone. Extensive inflammation between the bone and the dura mater with effusion of pusiform fluid both in the cavity of the arachnoid & in the sub-arachnoid tissue. Suppuration in the orbits. Softening of brain. 2ndary deposits in lungs. Kidneys mottled
Disease (standardised): Wound (Scalp); Inflammation (Brain); Suppuration (Brain); Softening (Brain); Deposit (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient fell from a scaffold about 32 feet high and was stunned for half an hour after the fall. When admitted, a lacerated wound presented itself upon the right temple’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, orbits, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

John Owen, 45, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Apr 1845
Date of death: 5 Aug 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions of the pleurae. Phthisis. Pneumonia. Heart dilated and thin. A few, thin patches of atheroma in aortic valves and in the root of the aorta. Kidneys granular and with some tubercles and cysts
Disease (standardised): Adhesion (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Pleurisy (Aorta); Disease (Kidneys)
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 was admitted complaining of pain in the chest & cough. It appeared that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last six months, and had lately become rapidly worse, with pain in the chest, night sweats, occasional diarrhoea and emaciation’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

John Salter, 14, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jul 1845
Date of death: 25 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive fracture of the skull, with laceration of the brain. Tubercular & setaceous deposits in mesenteric glands
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Skull); Laceration (Brain); Tuberculosis (Mesenteric glands)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This lad was thrown from a horse shortly before his admission and was reported immediately afterwards to have been sick’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Edward Clarke, 41, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 5 Mar 1845
Date of death: 25 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old and universal adhesions. Phthisis. Superficial caries of the lumbar vertebrae with abscess in the groin
Disease (standardised): Adhesion; Tuberculosis (Lungs); Caries (Spine); Abscess (Groin)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'Two years before his admission this patient first experienced a pain across the small of his back, which he said was increased in stooping forward and whenever he carried any weight’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, spine

Type of incident: n/a

James Chelling, 29, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 18 Jun 1845
Date of death: 8 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the pharynx. Phthisis and old adhesions. Heart dilated and flaccid. Recent peritonitis. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys. Tubercular ulceration of the small intestines
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Pharynx); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidneys); Ulcer (Intestines)
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 stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last 12 months, and had frequently had slight haemoptysis. That during the last two months he had suffered from fistula in ano, and about the same time from pain across the loins and general anasarca’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Pharynx, larynx, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Dean, 30, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1845
Date of death: 3 Jul 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive necrosis of the iliac bone, with a large foul abscess in the iliac and lumbar regions communicating with the ascending colon, and opening into the groin & lumbar region. Extensive haemorrhage from some of the lumbar arteries
Disease (standardised): Necrosis (Pelvis); Abscess (Pelvis, groin); Haemorrhage
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of great debility consequent on a course of active medical treatment. It appeared that about a month before the patient’s admission, he was seized with rigors and intense pain in the right iliac fossa, and that in a short time, the pain extended over the whole abdomen’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

James Maxwell, 21, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 25 Jun 1845
Date of death: 30 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions. Phthisis. Extensive tubercular ulceration of the intestines. Mottling degeneration of the kidneys
Disease (standardised): Adhesion; Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines); Disease (Kidneys)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted in a state of great exhaustion, consequent on protracted cough, diarrhoea and constant vomiting. He stated that during the last nine months he had suffered from cough, which at intervals had become worse & accompanied by severe pain in the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Tyler, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Oct 1844
Date of death: 28 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Old adhesions on both sides of the chest. On the left side circumscribed. Recent inflammation. Phthisis. Tubercles in the mesentery. Hypertrophy of the liver
Disease (standardised): Adhesion (Chest); Inflammation (Chest); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Tuberculosis (Abdomen); Disease (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of cough & pain in the chest. He stated that he had suffered more or less from cough during the last eight months, but that during the last week, the cough had become much more severe & accompanied by a sharp, cutting pain on the left side of the chest’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Milsom, 26, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 11 Jun 1845
Date of death: 17 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Lungs congested with lobular grey hepatisation. Slight pleurisy on both sides. Heart dilated, pale & very thin. Slight peritonitis. Patches of lymph in spleen which was congested. Cyst, containing foul suppuration in cellular tissue of fallopian tube
Disease (standardised): Hepatisation (Lungs); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Spleen); Cyst (Fallopian tube)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of occasional vomiting, & constant nausea of some months’ duration, of pains in all her limbs, and of pain in the left hypochondriac region, of occasional palpitation, & a slight hacking cough. Her sister stated that these symptoms had existed several months, & her medical man had uniformly told her that they were hysterical’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Matthew Elmes, 37, Drayman

Occupation or role: Drayman
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Jun 1845
Date of death: 15 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Injury of wrist joint, with suppuration and destruction of the joint etc. Secondary deposits in both lungs. Slight effusion in sub-arachnoid cellular tissue. Brain, especially the cortical structure, paler than natural. Mania
Disease (standardised): Injury (Wrist); Suppuration (Wrist); Deposit (Lungs); Effusion (Brain); Mania
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'The patient was reported to have been maniacal for several years. In his occupation, which was that of a drayman, an empty cart rolled over his hand. It did not appear of much consequence at the time, but was succeeded by an attack of diffuse cellular inflammation, which gradually extended up the whole arm’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, wrist joint

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

George Cowdery, 35, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 23 Dec 1844
Date of death: 14 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Amputation. Recent pleurisy, pericarditis & peritonitis. Atheroma in aorta
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Amputation (Leg); Pleurisy (Lungs); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pericarditis (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'A wheel of a cart passed over the leg of this patient and upon admission it was found that the tibia was exposed and fractured, but that the portions of bone were not at all displaced’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen, stump

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

Thomas Howship, 16, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 May 1845
Date of death: 11 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Recent pericarditis. Recent pleurisy on both sides. Kidneys of a dark colour, with inflammation of the mucous membrane of the pelves etc and false membranes covering the mucous membrane. Urine, by microscopic examination, containing pus globules
Disease (standardised): Pericarditis (Heart); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Kidneys); Inflammation (Tissues); Suppuration (Bladder)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with an anomalous eruption, somewhat resembling a combination of turpitigo eczema & scabies, covering the whole body with the exception of the head, hands and feet. The eruption was of 12 months’ duration, and his general health appeared to be tolerably good’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

James Rownsley, 40, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 15 May 1845
Date of death: 7 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Effusion in sub-arachnoid tissue. Recent pleurisy & old adhesions. White patch on heart. Blood fluid. Capsule of liver much thickened. Deposits in cortical structure of kidneys, apparently scrofulous. Pelvis etc inflamed. Pus in urine
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Pleurisy (Lungs); Disease (Heart, liver, kidneys); Inflammation (Pelvis); Suppuration (Bladder); Syphilis (Systemic)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted complaining of almost total paralysis of the lower and partial loss of power over the upper extremities, but without loss of sensation, of great pain in the head, attended by much giddiness, of a ringing noise in the head giving rise to some deafness, of pain in the abdomen, & of pains in all his limbs, but more particularly the shin bones […] It was elicited that during the last six months he had lived a very irregular life, and had suffered greatly from syphilis’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Mary Anne Westcott, 63, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 63
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1845
Date of death: 3 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Caecum & omentum in the sac. Peritonitis of a low character. Foul suppuration in the sac and in neighbouring cellular tissue. Gut thickened. Pleurisy on both sides
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Suppuration (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert and Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a large soft tumor in the right femoral region with some impulse on coughing and by the side of this was another small swelling which could be reduced into the abdomen without difficulty’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, hernial sac, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

Stephen Nash, 43, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 30 Apr 1845
Date of death: 3 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Effusion in the sub-arachnoid tissue. Phthisis with old adhesions. Tubercular ulceration of intestinal canal
Disease (standardised): Effusion (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lungs); Ulcer (Intestines)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This patient, an habitual drunkard, stated that he had not enjoyed good health for the last 18 months. That during that time he has had no appetite, and has been gradually getting thinner, but without any very obvious cause’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen

Type of incident: n/a

Louisa Delisle, 23, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 30 May 1845
Date of death: 3 Jun 1845
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis of a low character. Pleurisy on both sides, with congestion of the lungs. Petechial spots on the heart, the internal membrane of which was deeply bloodstained. Blood semi-fluid
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Thigh); Operation; Peritonitis (Abdomen); Pleurisy (Lungs); Purpura (Heart)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted with a large excessively tender tumor in the right femoral region, accompanied by tenderness of abdomen, and anxiety of countenance. Her manner was much depressed: she said that she had been subject to hernia for some time and had worn a truss. 3 or 4 hours previous to admission the hernia came down, while her truss was on’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

William Ratcliffe, 45, Chaffenter

Occupation or role: Chaffenter
Age: 45
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 May 1845
Date of death: 29 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Extensive ulceration of the larynx with warty exerescences and diffuse cellular inflammation of the pharynx & larynx, spreading to the cellular tissue of the neck. Phthisis & pneumonia. Heart dilated, blood fluid. Tubercles in kidneys. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the arm, with spots of ecchymosis in various parts of the body
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Larynx); Inflammation (Pharynx, larynx, neck); Tuberculosis (Lungs, kidneys); Pneumonia (Lungs); Disease (Heart); Ecchymosis (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Macleod, Roderick
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Fuller, Henry William
Medical notes: 'This man was admitted under the surgeon’s for double hydrocele, which had existed a very considerable period. On the 24th however he was transferred to the physician for cough, shortness of breath, and inability to swallow, when the following history was elicited. It appeared that he was a chaffenter by trade, and about a year ago had coughed up about [6 ounces] of blood’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Neck, larynx, thorax, abdomen, right superior extremity

Type of incident: n/a

Anne Dudley, 53, [Occupation not stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 26 May 1845
Date of death: 28 May 1845
Disease (transcribed): Umbilical & femoral hernia. Mortification of small intestine contained in the femoral sac. Extensive hepatisation of lower lobe, left lung. One small vomica in the apex of the right lung
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen, thigh); Mortification (Intestines); Hepatisation (Lungs); Abscess (Lungs)

Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'Anne Dudley, married, the mother of ten children, admitted at 9pm on 26th of May. She stated that she had had an umbilical hernia for thirty years, which first appeared during a difficult parturition. She had always worn a truss which however was not very effectual lately owing to its being out of repair’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen, thorax

Type of incident: n/a

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