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West Ham 1948

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

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APPENDIX 6.
DAGENHAM SANATORIUM

Statistics for the period 1st January - 4th JUly. 1948.

At the end of 1947 the number of patients remaining under treatment was:-
Males53
Females3184.
Number of admission from 1st January - 4th July, 1948 were:-
Males46
Females4692.
Number of deaths from 1st January - 4th July, 1948 were:-
Males9
Females413.
Discharges from 1st January - 4th July, 1948 were:-
Males18
Females3452.
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The grades of cases discharged and results of treatment were as follows: -

Males
A.B.l.B.ll.B.lll.Total
Quiescent124-7
Improved21418
No mat.improv.---22
1 case in residence for less than four weeks and not classified18
Femles
A.l.A.ll.B.l.B.ll.B.lll.Total
Quiescent--35«8
Improved21510420
No mat.improv.----11
3 transferred to another Institution for surgical treatment,Total- 34.
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X-ray Department. 350 films were taken, in addition to many screenings©
Artificial Pneumothoraces induced:- 10 Males, 4 Females©
Refills given:- 300 Males, 89 Females©
LANGDOMM HILL SANATORIUM
There were 7 admissions up to 4th Julys 4 girls and 3 boys©
17 discharges - 11 girls and 6 boys.
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