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Walthamstow 1910

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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SANATORIUM REPORT, 1910.

ADMISSIONS, DISCHARGES, DEATHS.

Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria.Diphth'a & W'ping Cgh.Total.
Remaining on Dec. 31st, 1909446-50
Admitted during 19101931111305
Total2371171355
Discharged during 191022183-304
Died during 1910410115
Remaining on Dec. 31st, 1910112435
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The patients are entered in the above table and also in the following
two tables, according to the disease notified from the Town Hall.
The case of mixed infection, notified Diphtheria, and Whooping
Cough were admitted from Leyton; it was at once isolated in the
cubicles, so did not become source of infection to others.
In some cases additional information was gained by the ambulance
nurse regarding doubtful cases, or cases exposed to mixed infection, and
these cases were also always isolated in the cubicles.
One of the Diphtheria cases was admitted from Edmonton. The
case above mentioned of Diphtheria and Whooping Cough was admitted
from Leyton. One Diphtheria case was admitted from West Ham.
Five Scarlet Fever cases were admitted from Loughton. One Scarlet
Fever case was admitted from West Ham.

AGES OF PATIENTS ADMITTED.

Scarlet Fever.
Under 5 years.From 5 to 10 years.From 10 to 15 years.15 years and upwards.Total ofTotal.
MFMFMFMFMF
January22142116713
February13612451217
March34541181018
April2443228917
May2253118614
June34351271218
July24431118816
August315221115
September24672324
October44661111121224
November35210
December22111347
Total232744481618796580193
50 (26.4%)92 (47.6%)34 (17.6%)16 (8.2%)145, 75.1%
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