Item 239 - Thomas Meeds, 18, [Occupation not stated]

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406 PM/1845/239


Thomas Meeds, 18, [Occupation not stated]


  • 26 Aug 1845-8 Oct 1845 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Aug 1845
Date of death: 8 Oct 1845
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse inflammation of the arachnoid at the base of the brain. Injury of leg. Erysipelas. Loose cartilages in knee joint
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Brain); Injury (Leg); Erysipelas (Skin)
Admitted under the care of: Johnson, Henry Charles
Medical examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Post mortem examination performed by: Lee, Henry
Medical notes: 'This patient was admitted under the care of the surgeon for a small wound on the outside of the knee, for which he had attended for as an out-patient. He was in an extremely listless state with a very low pulse’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen, right inferior extremity

Type of incident: Trauma / accident

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No in register 1845: 2090

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Preparation of the condyles of the femur and tibia, with the foreign bodies, see museum catalogue B.85 & B.26 (III.142, 143)

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