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Case 9498

2. Medical certificate 18 February 1903

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Medical Certificate

1. Boy's name

2. Age
9 years

3. Nature of Disease
Amputation of thigh for tubercular [illness] of knee joint

4. Duration, and whether active or stationary
quite recovered from operation

5. Is the boy hopelessly crippled so that it cannot be trained to earn its living?
[A.] now able to get about well on crutches

6. Has the boy any affection of the limbs, joints, skin or eyes which may have the effect of preventing it from entering domestic service

7. Is the boy subject to fits? or has he ever had one? if so, state its nature.
Is the boy subject to
incontinence of urine?
no . . no

8. Is the boy at present affected with any infections or contagious disease, such as ringworm, &c., or with scrofula, requiring medical treatment?

9. Has the boy had scarlet fever or whooping cough, measles, or small pox? If not the latter, has he been vaccinated?
Has had Scarlet Fever & measles
Has been vaccinated

10. Is the boy's general health good?

Signature R
Qualifications M.D. [?]
Address Crown [House] Devizes
Date 18 February 1903
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