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West Ham 1945

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

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Return of Admissions, Discharges and Deaths for 1945

In Hosp. 31.12.44Admitted sinceDischargedDiedIn Hosp. 31.12.45
Scarlet Fever18288274131
Diphtheria413699140
Measles318618153
Whooping Cough4181912
Meningitis1863
Gastro Enteritis1443564
Pneumonia8697151
Erysipelas110101
Chickenpox17152
Puerperal Fever22
Tonsillitis288891
Laryngitis2810
Bronchitis11011
Rubella33
Dermatitis31114
Encephalitis11
Mumps189
Mastoiditis11
Scabies21113
Urticaria156
Vincent's Angina44
Syphilis11
Erythema1010
Coryza55
Rheumatism11
Stomatitis22
Quinsy44
Cellulitis33
Otitis Media11
Chorea211
Impetigo.77
Influenza11
Pemphigus11
Jaundice22
Meningism22
Intussusception11
Cerebral Tumour11
Intestinal Obstruction11
Ophthalmia Neonatorum11
Poliomyelitis11
No Disease1818
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SCABIES. This disease, which affected both children and
adults, was not quite so prevalent in 1945 as it was in 1944. It
is, however, pleasing to record a slight drop in the number of
persons who received treatment at the Centres, namely: 2,761,
as against 2,970 in 1944. It would not be reasonable to expect
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