Graphic Clinical Chart for Vaughan Philpott, yellow fever victim, February 15, 1906 [Digital Version]

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Osterhout, Paul, 1859-1944, Graphic Clinical Chart for Vaughan Philpott, yellow fever victim, February 15, 1906 (February 15, 1906)

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Title: Graphic Clinical Chart for Vaughan Philpott, yellow fever victim, February 15, 1906 [Digital Version]
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Author: Osterhout, Paul, 1859-1944
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Publication date: 2010-06-07
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Description: 3 page medical chart and notes for Vaughan Philpott, Yellow Fever victim, died.
Source(s): Osterhout, Paul, 1859-1944, Graphic Clinical Chart for Vaughan Philpott, yellow fever victim, February 15, 1906 (February 15, 1906)
Source Identifier: Osterhout Family Papers, MS 355, Box 6 folder 20 item 12, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
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  • Medical records
Keywords: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Philpott, Vaughn--Health
  • Yellow fever--Panama
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  • Panama (nation)

GRAPHIC CLINICAL CHART

Name V. Philpott Age 24 Residence Bocas
Disease Yellow Fever Case No. 56 Day Feb-15-1906

[Digital Editor's Note: This document contains a graph illustrating the patient's medical condition from the first to the sixth days of being treated for yellow fever. Consult the page image to see the patient's pulse, respiration, and temperature as recorded twice each day. Annotations recorded on the medical chart are reproduced here; some notes were written sideways, but we have not attempted to replicate their placement on the page.]

Bedside Record

  • [Day 3]
    Beginning Jaundice
  • [Day 4]
    Coffee Ground
    Vomit
  • [Day 5]
    Black Vomit
  • [Day 6]
    Convulsions
  • [Day 6]
    Death. 10.30 a.m.
oz 14 3 day alb.albumin 10%
oz 8 4 day " 20%
oz 4 5 " 50%
oz 1 1/2 6 " whole quantity coagulation

Post Mortem Appearance

  • dark yellow & brown [Illegible: urit]
  • [Illegible: Hemorrhagic (black patches) ]

Chill at 11 a.m. 15th in office
Chill in Back & head. Moved to his room-- at
2 PM. Still pain & Fever. [Illegible: Hot] at 2:30.
at 4 PM started malarial treatment.
Stopped malarial treatment on aft-
noon
Regularized:afternoon
of 16th. 2nd day. Pain restlessness
increased. Pain in head eyes and
back increased. Vomiting

3rd day. All symptoms aggravated. The
vomiting that was previously mixed with
mucous, bile etc. is on the day
covered with blood. Every [Illegible: Sight]
Jauncide Sclerotics and capillary [Illegible: Stains].

4 day. Jaunced marked. CoffeRegularized:Coffee ground
vomit. Gums & tongue swollen
and bleeding. Black stool with
[Illegible: Encinita].

5th day. Jaundice darker than 4 day
[Illegible: Congestin] mucous more pronounced
and bleeding from mucous membrane
more pronounced than 4th day.
Black vomit. [Illegible: Urine] Symptom marked.

6 Day. Vomit black like [Illegible: Schikyrt ]
Convulsions Etc.

Post Mortem: Dark yellow or Brown black
Patches.


GRAPHIC CLINICAL CHART [Copy]

Name Vaughan Philpott Age Residence Bocas
Disease Yellow
Copy of Bedside Chart
Observations only
Case No. Morning and evening Day Feb 15 1906

[Digital Editor's Note: This document , a typed copy of Vaughan Philpott's medical reocrd, contains a graph illustrating the patient's medical condition from the first to the sixth days of being treated for yellow fever. Consult the page image to see the patient's pulse, respiration, and temperature as recorded twice each day. Annotations recorded on the medical chart are reproduced here; some notes were written sideways, but we have not attempted to replicate their placement on the page.]

  • [Day 3]
    Slight jaundice--sclerotics
  • [Day 4]
    coffee-ground vomit
  • [Day 5]
    universal jaundice black vomit
    Black Vomit black stool
  • [Day 6]
    Convulsion at 12.15
    Convulsion at 10 A.M.

Death. 10.30
Convulsion

1 day no Alb.albumin
2 day no specimen
3 day oz 14 10%
4 day oz 8 20%
5 oz 4 50%
6 oz 1 1/2 whole specimen coagulated

Blood on 3 and 4 day-- negative
of Malaria--no Plasmodia or Pigment

Note= Add Allow- [Illegible: 1/2 of a day] for Error in Thermometer
Temp. after 2nd observation for axilla

Correct copy
[Illegible: P. Osterhaut]




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