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Help with transcription / WW1 medical report
« on: Wednesday 30 January 19 21:49 GMT (UK) »
Hoping someone can help please with the attached medical report on Private 4859 William Alfred Tyrell, HAC.

Tyrell was admitted to Netley Hospital and the report says: "At 6:30 with no previous warning, he suddenly collapsed, the cause of death being ??? A. mania complicated by ?? and exhaustion. 

Can anyone help with the ??
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Re: Help with transcription / WW1 medical report
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 30 January 19 22:08 GMT (UK) »
At 6:30 with no previous warning, he suddenly collapsed, the cause of death being evidently  -Ac  mania complicated by V O H and exhaustion.    ???


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Re: Help with transcription / WW1 medical report
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 30 January 19 22:36 GMT (UK) »
VDH and exhaustion

VDH means valvular disease of the heart.

https://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/what-were-vdh-and-dah/


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Re: Help with transcription / WW1 medical report
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 30 January 19 22:57 GMT (UK) »
Ac. Mania perhaps Acute Mania

Archaic term for any of the forms of mental illness, or dementia.


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Re: Help with transcription / WW1 medical report
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 31 January 19 09:36 GMT (UK) »
Something “ materially prejudiced his condition”, top line.
How interesting.
Can you get a scan with the start of the extract?
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Re: Help with transcription / WW1 medical report
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 31 January 19 09:48 GMT (UK) »
VDH and exhaustion

VDH means valvular disease of the heart.

https://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/what-were-vdh-and-dah/


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Second glance it does look more like V D H than V O H

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Re: Help with transcription / WW1 medical report
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 31 January 19 18:33 GMT (UK) »
Thank you Sandra, Tony and Viktoria.  I very much appreciate your help.

I have attached the whole entry in case anyone is interested. 
Wright (West Ham, Stratford, St Lukes, Cripplegate,
Widenstrom (Chicago and Minnesota)
Swain (Cripplegate, St Lukes)
Wolfe (St Giles in the Fields)
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Bryant (Bristol, Glos)
Searle
Keyworth (Yorkshire)

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Re: Help with transcription / WW1 medical report
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 31 January 19 19:44 GMT (UK) »
Thankyou,here is my best effort.
Admitted to this division in a condition of acute mania of a fortnights duration.
He was in a state of acute ( confusingly veracity?)throughout.Violent and
( resistive?) Very aggressive with much trouble with food and sleeplessness.
A ———- systolic——— was discovered but not considered to materially prejudice his condition.
At 6-35 am with no previous warninghe suddenly collapsed.
The cause of death being evidently Acute mania complicated byVD H or VO H
and exhaustion.
Hope this helps Poor man.
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Re: Help with transcription / WW1 medical report
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 31 January 19 20:33 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Viktoria - it's a really sad story.
Wright (West Ham, Stratford, St Lukes, Cripplegate,
Widenstrom (Chicago and Minnesota)
Swain (Cripplegate, St Lukes)
Wolfe (St Giles in the Fields)
Willis (Gt. Leighs, Margaretting, Gt. Waltham, Ilford, Brentford)
Bryant (Bristol, Glos)
Searle
Keyworth (Yorkshire)