Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Greenwich Borough]
Analysis of these cases is as follows:—
Artificial Pneumothorax.—This Clinic has continued to.
increase in size, and in 1946 refills numbered 707. Patients attending
41 with unilateral A.P's.
7 with bilateral A.P's.
4 with Pneumoperitoneum.
At the close of the year there were 683 patients on the Dispensary Register made up as follows:—
59 patients have been crossed off the register as recovered:—
No. of visits made by Health Visitors 2,759
No. of medical consultations at patients' homes 195
No. of X-rays 989