- 406 PM/1847/41
- 4 Jan 1847-11 Feb 1847
Occupation or role: Sewer worker
Date of admission: 04 Jan 1847
Date of death: 11 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Inflammation of veins. Secondary abscesses in lungs. Pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of considerable collapse, with a comminuted fracture of the left leg caused while he was at work in a sewer by a heavy piece of timber falling across his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident