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London County Council 1934

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for London County Council]

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Table II (6)—(^4) (6) Death associated with pregnancy or confinement.—contd.

Hospital.Ante-natal care at L.C.C. clinic.No.Ante-natal care other sources, nil or not stated.No.Total.
St. James'Heart disease (1) Aplastic anaemia (1)2Influenzal pneumonia13
St. Leonard'sHeart disease11
St. Mary AbbotsHeart disease (mitral stenosis).1-1
St. Mary, Islington.Strangulated diaphragmatic hernia.11
St. Nicholas'Phthisis and bronchopneumonia.1-1
St. Olave'sPrimary thrombosis of mesenteric vein.1Hæmorrhagic bronchopneumonia12
St. PancrasBronchopneumonia1-1

Summary of above table.

Cause of death.Ante-natal care at L.C.C. clinic.Ante-natal care other sources. nil or not statedTotal.
Valvular heart disease347
Acute pneumonia22
Aplastic anæmia1-1
Strangulated hernia11
Primary thrombosis of mesenteric vein11

Table [I ( c)—(B)Delivered before admission.

Hospital.Cause of death.No.
DulwichPuerperal sepsis1
FulhamAcute pneumonia1
HammersmithUlcerative endocarditis1
LambethPuerperal sepsis1
LewishamPuerperal sepsis (2)3
Mile EndAcute nephritis1
St. Alfege'sAcute yellow atrophy1
St. Charles'Puerperal sepsis1
St. Giles'Puerperal sepsis1
St. James'Puerperal sepsis (2)5
Eclampsia (1)
Acute inversion of uterus (1)
Primary thrombosis of mesenteric vein (1)
St. Mary AbbotsPuerperal sepsis1

Summary of above table.

Cause of death.No.
Puerperal sepsis9
Acute pneumonia, acute yellow atrophy, inversion of uterus,
primary thrombosis of mesenteric vein, nephritis, ulcerative
endocarditis (1 each)6