Item 260 - Laura Halliday , 27, [No occupation stated]

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GB 406 PM/1844/260

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Laura Halliday , 27, [No occupation stated]

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  • 20 Nov 1844-27 Nov 1844 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1844
Date of death: 27 Nov 1844
Disease (transcribed): Anasarca. Effusions into thoracic serous cavities. Pulmonary apoplexy. Dilatation and atrophy of Heart, with disease of mitral and aortic valves. Depositions of fibrine in kidneys, which were otherwise healthy.
Disease (standardised): Oedema (Hand, Foot); Effusion (Thorax); Haemorrhage (Lung); Disease (Heart); Deposits (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Seymour, Edward James
Medical examination performed by: n/a
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted suffering from severe palpitations of the heart which beat over a widely extended surface. There was great distress of respiration with orthopnea, severe constriction of the chest and copious expectoration.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Register of 1844: 2942

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