London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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    therewith. Complaints Treatments Rooms External Areas Beetles: Black 5 5 18 - Carpet 16 14 51 - Larder 7 5 14 - Spider 3 2 7 - Book Lice 2 1 1 - Crickets 1 1 - 1 Earwigs 13 13 38 9 Fleas 167 156 961 6 May Bugs 2 1 3 - Meal Worms 1 - - - Moths 4 4 4 - Psocids 5 5 13 - Silverfish

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    Many other types of infestation were encountered and the following is a list of the treatments which were carried out in connection therewith.
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    During the current year there was a resurgence of verminous conditions and attendances rose by over 34% to a total of 470. Lice are the natural vectors of typhus, trench and relapsing fevers although in temperate climates infection seems generally

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    Leptospirosis 217 Leukaemia 33, 53 Library Facilities— Blind 146 Elderly 184 Homebound 185 Old People's Homes 184 Lice, Resistance to Chemicals 223 Licences— Milk 236 Radio for Blind 145 Licensing Act, 1961 207 Licensing— Slaughterhouse

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    224 Disinfection The disinfection of rooms is effected by the formaldehyde spray. This is carried out on removal of the infectious

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    Spider 4 4 10 — Wharf 1 1 4 — Earwigs 7 7 7 6 Fleas 75 64 316 1 Silver Fish 11 11 25 — Slugs 5 4 4 4 Spiders 5 3 6 2 Wild Bees 23 11 — 7 Wood lice 3 2 6 3 Woodworm 5 4 3 — Misc. Insects 34 18 45 5 Forty-five requests for spraying for other reasons such as bad smells, offensive

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    Psocids 8 8 17 — Red Mite (of Birds and Poultry) 8 5 13 1 Silverfish 20 16 43 — Slugs 4 4 4 3 Spiders 5 5 12 2 Wild Bees 29 10 — 10 Wood Lice 1 1 3 — Woodworm 15 12 28 — Misc. Insects 26 22 56 3 Totals 474 423 1,559 111 Seventy-one requests for spraying for other reasons

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    Vermin Scabies Adults 138 216 Children under school age 118 89 School children 1,020 216 Totals 1,276 521 Pediculosis Lice are the natural vectors of typhus, trench and relapsing fevers although in temperate climates infection seems generally

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    Many other types of infestation were encountered and the following is a list of the treatments which were carried out in connection therewith.
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    Leukaemia 40. 66 Liaison Schemes 150 Library Facilities— Blind 28 Elderly 184 Homebound 184 Old People's Homes 184 Lice, Resistance to Chemicals 231 Licences— Late Night Refreshment Houses 211 Milk 254 Pet Animals Act 211 Rag Flock Act 210 Licensing

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    115 Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    186 Verminous Conditions—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    Many other types of infestation were encountered and the following is a list of the treatments which were carried out in connection therewith
    ComplaintsTreatmentRoomsExternal Areas
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    Carpet 5 5 16 — Leather 1 1 6 — Earwigs 2 2 2 1 Silver Fish 12 12 20 2 Red Mite of Birds & Poultry 5 5 43 Slugs 5 4 7 2 Spiders 1 1 3 1 Wood Lice 3 3 1 2 Woodworm 21 18 24 — Wild Bees 36 28 4 27 Misc. Insects 24 15 43 4 Forty-seven requests for spraying for other reasons such

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    effected in 216 rooms and 65 external areas. Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. Treatment for all cases and contacts is carried out at the Tunnel

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    Many other types of infestation were encountered and the following is a list of the treatments which were carried out in connection therewith.
    ComplaintsTreatmentsRoomsExternal Areas
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    Spider 2 2 10 — Earwigs 11 11 35 11 Fleas 134 115 632 15 Silver Fish 15 13 40 1 Slugs 4 4 7 2 Spiders 1 1 6 — Wild Bees 22 11 2 9 Wood lice 1 1 2 — Woodworm 6 5 10 — Misc. Insects 51 36 96 7

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    was effected in 52 rooms and 1 external area. Verminous Conditions The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. Treatment for all cases and contacts is carried out at the Tunnel

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    BOROUGH OF GREENWICH. SUMMARY. Causes of, and Ages at, Death during the 13 weeks ending 30th March, 1912. Causes of Death. Deaths

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    BOROUGH OF GREENWICH. SUMMARY. Causes of, and Ages at, Death during the 13 weeks ending 30th March, 1912.
    Causes of Death.Deaths in whole District (at subjoined Ages).Deaths in Localities (at all Ages).Deaths in Public Institutions (Residents).Total Deaths in Public Institutions in the District.
    All Ages.Under 1.1 and under 2.2 and under 5. |5 and under 15.15 and under 25.25 and under 45.45 and under 65.65 and upwards.Greenwich East.Greenwich West.St. Nicholas, Deptford.Charlton.Kidbrooke.Gr'nwich Union. Workhouse and Infirmary.Seamen's Hospital.u rt p'a / XHerbertMilitary Hospital.Brook Hospital. M.A.B.Cottage Hospital.Kidbrooke 1 louse Nursing Home.Manna Mead, 17, The Grove.Royal Hospital School.Outside Institutions.
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    scheme into effect. Verminous Conditions.—No change has taken place in the procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions. All notified cases of Scabies, as also suspected, cases are followed up and the homes

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    54 Verminous Conditions.—No change has taken place in the procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions. All notified cases of Scabies, as also suspected cases, are followed up and the homes

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    and 70 positive for the tubercle bacillus. Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    68 Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    staffs of local firms and establishments. Verminocs Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    will become an annual or even biannual event. Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    staffs of local firms and establishments. Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    the cardinal items in preventive medicine. Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    during March and April of the coming year. Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    Abnormalities requiring no action 41 25 66 Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    Abnormalities requiring no action 32 1 33 Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    Abnormalities requiring no action 55 28 83 Verminous Conditions. —The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    Abnormalities requiring no action 13 11 24 Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    Abnormalities requiring no action 165 1 166 Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    Abnormalities requiring no action 161 6 167 Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    Abnormalities requiring no action 170 10 180 Verminous Conditions.—The procedure adopted to combat infestation by lice and general verminous conditions is essentially the same. In addition to the notified cases of Scabies, all suspected

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    Conditions. The procedure adopted to improve the general standard of cleanliness and habits, and to combat infestation by lice, etc., has continued on the lines indicated in Circular 2831. In addition to the five Health Visitors, whose duty in the six

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