Summary of Treatment at the Exposition Hospital
The following tables are from the Report of the Medical Department of the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, 1901.1
- Table I - Classified List of Cases nos. 1 to 5,573
- Table II - Deaths in Pan-American Hospital and Ambulance
- Table III - Births
- Table IV - Totals of Patients By Months
- Table V - Numbers of Patients Sent to Each Hospital
TABLE I.CLASSIFIED LIST OF CASES NOS. 1 to 5,573
|Continued and eruptive fevers||17|
|Diseases of the nervous system||75|
|Diseases of the circulatory system||162|
|Diseases of the digestive system||1,971|
|Diseases of the lymphatic system||14|
|Diseases of the urinary system||20|
|Diseases of the generative system (male)||15|
|Diseases of the generative system (female)||45|
|Diseases of skin||111|
|Diseases of and injury to the eye||247|
|Diseases of ear||28|
|Diseases of chest||12|
|Diseases of throat||205|
|Burns and scalds||97|
|Minor injuries and wounds||1,482|
|Fracture of radius||4|
|Fracture of clavicle||2|
|Fracture of fingers||7|
|Fracture of nose||7|
|Fracture of arm||11|
|Fracture of skull||4|
|Fracture of leg||7|
|Fracture of foot||2|
|Fracture of ribs||6|
|Fracture of toes||3|
|Fracture of femur||2|
|Deaths at Pan-American hospital||4|
TABLE II. DEATHS IN PAN-AMERICAN HOSPITAL AND AMBULANCE
- Case No. 2,226 Pneumonia
- Case No. 4,175 Apoplexy
- Case No. 5,557 Heart Disease
- Death in ambulance of man shot during a fracas in the Free Midway.
- Baby in Indian Village, died of entero-colitis, treatment being refused.
- Premature birth (6 or 7 mos.) in African Village.
- Indian baby died, in hospital, on inspiration pneumonia, following inspiration of some grains of partially cooked rice.
DEATHS BY ACCIDENT ON THE GROUNDS.
- One man killed by cars before Medical Bureau was organized.
- Case No. 613. Struck by Belt Line train; both legs severed from Body. Killed instantly.
- Case No. 631. Fracture of skull. Killed instantly.
- Case No. 3,490. Bullet through sternum. Killed instantly.
- Case No. 3,568. Fracture of skull. Killed instantly.
- Two men killed by electricity. Not taken to hospital.
TABLE III. BIRTHS
- Two births in Indian Village.
- One birth in Filipino Village.
TABLE IV. TOTALS OF PATIENTS BY MONTHS
|Total for construction period up to May 1, 1901||748|
|Total for Exposition period up to November 1, 1901||4,813|
|Daily average for construction period||2|
|Daily average for Exposition period||26|
TABLE V. NUMBER OF PATIENTS SENT TO EACH HOSPITAL
- Buffalo General -- 36
- Homeopathic -- 8
- German -- 2
- Riverside -- 2
- German Deaconess' -- 1
- Sisters' -- 21
- Total -- 70
|Total number of diagnoses||5,572|
|Total number of persons killed||4|
|Total number of patients treated||5,567|
|Total number of cases with more than one major injury||9|
1.Roswell Park, M.D., Report of the Medical Department of the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, 1901. Buffalo Medical Journal, (December 1901).