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Islington 1861

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Islington, Parish of St Mary]

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TABLE II.

NEW CASES OF DISEASE COMING UNDER TREATMENT DURING THE FOUR WEEKS ENDING SATURDAY, THE 23rd DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1861, AT THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS IN ISLINGTON.

Workhouse.Infant Poor House.Out-patient Paupers.Islington Dispensary.Holloway Dispensary.Pentonville Convict Prison.London Fever Hospital.Total.
Small Pox....1......12
Chicken pox..2....2....4
Measles..11113....16
Scarlatina....416..1223
Hooping Cough1..281017....56
Croup........1....1
Diarrhoea....245102..41
Dysentery....41......5
Cholera................
Ague........1....1
Continued Fever....10..9..12*31
Puerperal Fever................
Rheumatic Fever3..531..113
Erysipelas....51......6
Diphtheria................
Sorethroat or Tonsillitis....9312....24
PyƦmia............11
Bronchitis and Catarrh15..1846979203370
Pneumonia........2..13
Pleurisy....21....14
Delirium Tremens................
Insanity1............1
Carbuncle....1........1
11 other diseases48650853737271141556
Total68979663251593462159
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*9 "Typhoid," 3 "Typhus.''


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