London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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City of London 1918

Summary of the annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1918

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for the first time in 1919, 144 were men aNd 103
were women; and of the same group who suffered
from Gonorrhoea, 158 were men and 61 women.
Forty men and eight women suffered also from both
Syphilis and Gonorrhoea.

The number of patients who ceased to attend the Clinic without completing treatment was :

For Syphilis36 males,15 females.
For Gonorrhoea -12 males,6 females.
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The number of patients discharged from the Out-patient Clinic after completion of treatment was:—

For Syphilis2 males.
For Gonorrhoea -5 males, 4 females.
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It is interesting to note that the two males who
were discharged after treatment for Syphilis made a
total of 56 attendances, and the five males discharged
after Gonorrhoea 33 attendances, and the four females
43 attendances. The two males under treatment for
Syphilis received altogether 12 injections of
In accordance with the desire of the Sanitary
Committee, I have to report the occupation of

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