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East Ham 1950

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]

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TABLE 26 HOME NURSING 1950

East, Ham District Nursing AssociationSilvertown & North Woolwich District Nursing Association
AdultsChildrenTotalAdultsChildrenTotal
MalesFemalesMalesFemales
Patients on books on 1/1/5071197427224-6
New patients from 1/1/50 to 31/12/505138842921,689640359
Patients on books on 31/12/5010125515371-3-3
Total number of visits during year16,12029,0171,83946,97628945653798
Summary of new casesEast Ham District Nursing AssociationSilvertown & North Woolwich District Nursing Association.
Bronchitis, pneumonia and pleurisy1731
Cardiac142
Tuberculosis564
Rheumatism, arthritis, etc„44o.
Cerebral90
Diabetes451
Burns and Scalds10i
Cancer951
Senility78
Erysipelas6-
Prolapse3517
Other Medical52717
Various surgical34313
Ante-natal7
Post-natal182
Miscarriage7
Other causes132
Total new cases1,68959
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NOTE. - Of the above figures, 21 children received the whooping cough
vaccine only and 165 the combined whooping cough and diphtheria
prophylactic. All the above were carried out by general
practitioners.

A comparision of statisticsin regard to the work of the East Ham District Nursing Association is appended below:-

+From 5/7/48 to 31/12/4819491950
Patients on books at beginning of period178206272
New patients during period4351,4681,689
Patients on books at end of period206272371
Total number of visits during period17,26940,64746,976
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TABLE 30.
SMALLPOX VACCINATION
No. of persons vaccinated or re-vaccinsted
during 1950
Total
Age at date of vaccination
Under 1
1 - 4
5 - 14
15 or over
No. vaccinated
(235) 366
(17) 59
(14) 24
(37) 47
(303) 496
No, re-vaccinated
(3) 6
(-) 2
(5) 13
(37) 81
(45) 102
Totals
(238) 372
(17) 61
(19) 37
(74)128
(348) 596
The figures in brackets are those for 1949, and it will be seen
that there was for the year 1950 an increase in the number of patients
vaccinated. All these vaccinations were carried out by general
practitioners.


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