Nhill Hospital Typhoid Fever Chart No. Female Cases Year 1905 & 1906. 1908 & 1909
Bound volume of Nhill Hospital - Typhoid Fever Charts. Each page comprises on patient's chart, recording: Name, Age; Total of Baths; Result (Cured or Died); Day of Disease [the date); Cent./Fahr. (Centigrade and Fahrenheit temperature for each chart point); M.E (Morning and Evening); Pulse, Resp.; Urine O3; Reaction; Sp: Gr:; Albumen, Sugar; Pus; Bowels; Vidal's Reaction; Baths.
TheTyphoid Chart's points, which record the patient's fluctuating temperature, are graphed in black ink, with the bath temperatures and duraiton marked in red ink. The doctor or nurse also recorded on the chart under each date the food consumed by the patient as well as their changing physical symptoms. This volume covers the period from 9 January 1905 and 27 November 1909, with a single case running December 1911 to January 1912. The volume has a handwritten index on the inside of the front cover, recording the patient's name and page number.
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maker's mark ▫ printed inside front cover: 'E. Whitehead & Co. Stationers/General Printers & Account Manufacturers/(...) Melbourne/Ref. No. 535 Date 7 2 05/In re-orderin...'
inscriptions ▫ by hand on front cover label: 'Female Cases' and '1905 & 1906. 1908 & 1909'