Public Health in Oregon: Discovering Historical Data



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Patient ledgers from the Multnomah County Hospital Obstetrics Department dating from 1926 to 1929 (ledger 1 of 4 in the series). Ledgers tracked patient admissions and multiple types of birth statistics, but have been redacted as needed to protect patients' Personal Health Information (PHI).


Obstetrics and Gynecology | Public Health


Oregon; University of Oregon. Medical School; Outpatient Clinics, Hospital; Obstetrics; Statistics


School of Nursing Archives Collection, 2014-009

Description of Data Content

Transcriptions include patient information; length of prenatal care; attending physician and students; delivery methods and diagnosis; length of labor; time of birth; sex, weight, and condition of baby; and additional notes.

Obstetrics Clinics Ledger (Multnomah County Hospital), 1926-1929



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