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Croydon 1914

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Croydon]

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Notified as Diphtheria but found not to be Diphtheria—

Result.
Tonsillitis20Discharged.
Laryngitis2
Broncho-Pneumonia2
Rhinorrhæ1
Pericarditis1Died.
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Notified as Enteric but found not to be Enteric—

Result.
Meningitis1Discharged.
Other admissions—
Erysipelas5
Measles1
Ophthalmia1
Croup3
Total10
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TABLE H VI. Illnesses amongst the Staff—

Scarlet Fever2 cases.
Rheumatic Fever1 case.
Enteric Fever1 case.
Other illnesses requiring treatment11 cases.
Total15 cases.
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AMBULANCE.
The new motor ambulance was first used on September 25th,
1914. 963 journeys were made, including 26 journeys to Penge
and Anerley; of these 738 were made by the Horse Ambulance and
225 by Motor Ambulance.
In addition, one case was removed from Epsom Downs Military
Hospital, three were taken to the General Hospital, and one
was taken home. In addition the Ambulance made numerous
journeys to the Railway Station, Town Hall, Tuberculosis Dispensary,
etc.


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