H R (9466)

Admission Details for Patient: H R (9466)

Gender: Male Age: 48
Marital Status: Married Religion: Calvinist Methodist
Occupation: Stonemason (journeyman)
Address: Rhosneigr, Anglesey

Date of Admission: June 29, 1920
Date of Death: July 30, 1920
Cause of Death:

Disease: (Dementia)
Supposed Cause: (Overwork)

Medical Certificate:
He is incoherent in his conversation and quite unable to take care of himself. His manner and conduct are totally at variance with his usual habits. His wife, Mrs M R, informs me that he has become quite unmanageable. Dr. John Jones, Gwalchmai, 28th June 1928.

Approximate duration of present attack: 6 months

Number of Previous Attacks: 0

Number of Previous Admissions: 0

Number of Subsequent Admissions: 0

Total Number of Admissions: 1

Relatives affected:

Epileptic: No

Suicidal: No

Dangerous: No

Clean Habit:

Food Refusal:

Sleep Habit:

Destructive Habit:



Physical/Mental State at Examination: Moderate health and condition. Change noticeable 2 years ago when he went to work at Crewe as Goods Porter (for a few months) at Goods Warehouse where probably he overworked himself. On admission he does not (answer) any questions and mutters incoherently continuously. He has sores all over his hands and a small one on his buttocks.

Current Diagnosis: Delirium (F05)

Case Notes

1920 July 3 - Suffering from Dementia.

Memory is very defective.

Talking and muttering to himself all the time and states he is answering voices. Very resistive and restless and it is difficult to examine his physical condition.

His speech is affected and his gait is very unsteady. 5 - Temp of 102, very quick pulse and signs of Br. Pneumonia.

12 - A nasty bedsore which in spite of treatment is becoming worse. 18 - Bed sore has not yet healed.

He looks very ill and mentally he has become worse.

23 - Bedsore involves the whole of his sacral reagion.

27 - Has now developed Pneumonia.

30 - Died.


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