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St James's 1893

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St James's, Westminster]

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Of the notifiable Infectious Diseases, 262 cases came
under notice during the year 1803. Of these 262 cases
107 were of Scarlet Fever; 50 were of Small Pox; 47 were
of Diphtheria; 32 were of Erysipelas; 20 were of Typhoid;
3 were of Continued Fever; and 3 were of Puerperal Fever.
Of the 202 cases, 159 were removed to Extra-Parochial Hospitals,
and 5 to the Poor Law Infirmary in Cleveland Street;
08 of the cases were not removed. Details of these 262
cases are appended in Table II, pages 208 to 220.

Pleurisy

1

Pneumonia10
Prostatic Disease1
Pyaemia1
Scarlet Fever2
Small Pox1
Spinal Disease1
Syncope1
Typhoid Fever2
Violent Deaths:—
Fall Downstairs1
Fall from a Van1
Run over by Cart1
Fall downstairs (Fractured Ribs)1
Scalded1
Run over by Van1
Hysterectomy (a surgical operation performed at the Women's Hospital, Soho Square)1
— 7
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Tables of the causes of death and other data for the year
1893 aro appended.
I have the honour to remain,
Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen,
Your obedient Servant,
JAMES EDMUNDS.
29, Dover Street, Piccadilly.


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