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Walthamstow 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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An attempt is being made to follow up all cases of albuminuria
admitted to the Maternity Home.
The following summary shows the condition of these patients
when seen at the Post-Natal Clinic:—

Number of patients followed up (56 per cent, of total treated):—

Primiparae.Multiparae.All Cases.
Number of patients with hyperpiesis448
Number of patients with albuminuria11
Number of patients with albuminuria and hyperpiesis22
Number of patients apparently in good health718
Totals14519
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Minimum interval since confinement—6 weeks.
Maximum interval since confinement—13 months.

ANTE-PARTUM HAEMORRH

AGE.

Number of cases:—Booked.Unbooked.
(a) Accidental Ante-Partum Haemorrhage11
(b) Placenta Praevia12
Total23
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Number of stillbirths, 1.

ACCIDENTAL ANTE-PARTUM HAEMORRHAGE.

Reg. No.Case No.Age of Patient.Gravida.Maturity.Condition on Admission.Treatment.Result.
Mother.Child.
1674133036 weeksGoodMorphine gr. ¼L.L.
1680252932 ,,Very poor. Urine: Solid with albuminMorphine gr. ¼ Calc. gluconnate alkalies. Rupture of membranes after six hoursL.S.B.
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Case 2 was an emergency admitted on account of anuria. Concealed
haemorrhage.


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