Patient Case Study: Hodges, George

In-patient, 1856

HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS RECORD

Hospital Dorset County Hospital Patient type In-patient
Number 3544 Date admitted 3 Apr 1856
Name Hodges, George Renewed
Age 56 Under whose care Mr. Curme
Occupation Labourer Disease Cancer of lip
Parish Marston Magna Discharged 24 Apr 1856
Recommended by Revd. J. Fitzherbert Outcome Cured
Source Dorset History Centre, Dorset County Hospital in-patient admissions register 1847-59, NG/HH/DO(C)/5/2/1

 

Hospital Dorset County Hospital Patient type In-patient
Number 4116 Date admitted Dec 1857
Name Hodges, George Renewed
Age 58 Under whose care Mr. Curme
Occupation Labourer Disease  
Parish Marston Magna Discharged  
Recommended by   Outcome  
Source Dorset History Centre, Dorset County Hospital in-patient admissions register 1847-59, NG/HH/DO(C)/5/2/1

 

CASE HISTORY

  1. “REMOVAL OF MALIGNANT TUMOURS. … Case 7.–The Dorset County : Mr. Curme.–A man, aged 56. Excision of a large epithelial cancer of the lower lip, of four years’ duration. Recovery.” [Statistical report of the principle operations performed during the first half-year of 1856. Medical Times & Gazette, 1856, vol. 2, p. 346]
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