Patient Case Study: Rendall, Elizabeth

In-patient, 1857

HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS RECORD

Hospital Dorset County Hospital Patient type In-patient
Number 3988 Date admitted  ….. Aug 1857
Name Rendall, Elizabeth Renewed
Age Under whose care Mr. Curme
Occupation Labourer’s wife Disease Strang[ulate]d fem[ora]l hernia
Parish Cattistock Discharged …..
Recommended by ….. Outcome Cured
Source Dorset History Centre, Dorset County Hospital in-patient admissions register 1847-59, NG/HH/DO(C)/5/2/1

 

OTHER SOURCES

  1. “HERNIOTOMY. … Case 4.–The Dorset : Mr. Curme.–A feeble woman, aged 51. Hernia femoral, and strangulated fifty-six hours. Sac opened. Recovered.” [Statistical report of the principle operations performed during the year 1857. Medical Times & Gazette, 1858, new series, vol. 16, p. 451]
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