Item 158 - John Tuffen, 8, School boy

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406 PM/1873/158


John Tuffen, 8, School boy


  • 14 Jun 1873-26 Jun 1873 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: School boy
Age: 8
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jun 1873
Date of death: 26 Jun 1873
Disease (transcribed): Acute tuberculosis. Meningitis
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Meningitis (Brain)
Admitted under the care of: Ogle, John William
Medical examination performed by: Laking, Francis Henry
Post mortem examination performed by: Haward, John Warrington
Medical notes: This boy had been under the surgeons care for disease of the hip joint. Two days ago he complained of pain in the head with general feeling of malaise.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, brain, pleurae, lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, peritoneum and glands
Type of incident: n/a

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No in Surgical Register 1873: 930

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