Table 1

‚ÄÉNumber of admissions to the sick bay categorised by disease, taken from the journal summaries

ConditionNumber
Continuous fevers (for example, typhus)342
Fluxes262
Scurvy438
Ulcers420
Wounds and accidents389
Rheumatism108
Pulmonary inflammations92
Intermittent fevers (for example, malaria)237
Bilious fevers (that is, with associated bilious vomiting)42
Venereal diseases313
Catarrhal fever (that is, associated with cough or phlegm)122
Other419
Total3184