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dosage calculator

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Dates
1988
circa 1988
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008108 a-b
Description
Nuromax dosage guideline calculator, which consists of (a) an outer heavy coated white paper sleeve with three small boxes cut out of the front and four small boxes cut out from the back; there is also black-and-white printing on both sides of the sleeve; the top and bottom of the sleeve are closed…
Accession Number
997008108 a-b
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Drug Administration Schedule -- instrumentation
Description
Nuromax dosage guideline calculator, which consists of (a) an outer heavy coated white paper sleeve
with three small boxes cut out of the front and four small boxes cut out from the back; there is
also black-and-white printing on both sides of the sleeve; the top and bottom of the sleeve are
closed and the sides open with semi-circular notches that allow the user to move (b) an inner
printed heavy coated paper chart with horizontal numbers which line up with and can be seen through
the cut out boxes; the chart can slide to the right or left to determine proper dosage for sex and
height; the inner chart is folded in half with rows of numbers on the front and back and printed
special considerations inside
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - calculator sleeve - Size: Length 16.8 cm. x Width 8.8 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
b - calculator chart - Size: Length 16.8 cm. x Width 8.6 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Wellcome Medical Division, Burroughs Wellcome Inc.
Site Made (City)
Kirkland
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1988
circa 1988
Date Remarks
Date listed on calculator back sleeve
Material
coated paper: white
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the sleeve reads, "NUROMAX* DOSAGE GUIDELINES+ // (DOXACURIUM CHLORIDE INJECTION)
// Initial Bolus Dosage Guide: 1 mg/mL Total mL [listed] // Maintenance Dosage GUIDE: 1 mg/mL
[listed] // Patient Weight (kg) // See inside for "Special Considerations." // Adults under Balanced
Anesthesia [listed]"; the back of the sleeve reads, "IDEAL BODY WEIGHT (1 BW)** // Adults
(Age 18 and older)+ // Height in inches // Males (1 BW in kg)= // Females (1 BW in kg)= // Children
(Age 1-18 years) // Under 5 feet ++ [double "+" vertically arranged and superscr.] // Height
in inches // 1 BW in kg= // Over 5 feet [special symbol, see acc. sheet] // Height in inches //
Males (1 BW in kg)= // Females (1 BW in kg)= [3 formulas listed] // ** Source: Kroben JE, Anderson
PO. Handbook of Clinical Drug // Onta, 6th Ed.: 10 Drug Intelligence Publications Inc., 1988 //
WELLCOME MEDICAL DIVISION // BURROUGHS WELLCOME INC. // KIRKLAND, QUE. // *Trade Mark // NUR-9201E
// PAAB // CCPP"; the inside chart front and back have horizontal rows of printed numbers;
the inside of this chart lists, "NUROMAX* // (DOXACURIUM) // For the duration // Special Considerations
[listed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box 4
Condition Remarks
The dosage calculator arrived somewhat dusty; there are no tears, missing sections or other damage
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1979.6.2
Description
An empty cylindrical metal canister with a short narrow neck and a thin lid; lid is punctured; information is printed on a paper label on the outside of the can.
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Accession Number
1979.6.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Description
An empty cylindrical metal canister with a short narrow neck and a thin lid; lid is punctured; information is printed on a paper label on the outside of the can.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
E. R. Squibb & Sons Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Date Remarks
Ether only used widely until 1960s; Squibb started c. 1925.
Material
metal: grey
paper: yellow, brown, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "SQUIBB // ETHER, U.S.P. // FOR GENERAL ANESTHESIA BY INHALATION // NOTE: [followed by precautionary instructions] // ANTIDOTES [followed by antidotes] // Usual dose: By inhalation, as required // Complete prescribing information available by request // CAUTION [followed by cautionary notes] // E.R. Squibb & Sons Ltd. Montreal, Canada // Capacity of canister: 1/4 lb. or 115 gm; Lot 0L 76217; List 40820"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row D
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Length
10.0 cm
Diameter
5.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1975.8.13
Description
A metal cylinder with a paper label glued on; nozzle at one end; box is unnumbered. bottle; box
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Accession Number
1975.8.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Description
A metal cylinder with a paper label glued on; nozzle at one end; box is unnumbered. bottle; box
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Hugh Gilchrist, executor of Dr. McCosh's estate (Toronto); owned and used by Dr. J.T. McCosh of the University of Toronto.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: silver
paper: yellow; red
Inscriptions
On paper label: "ETHYL CHLORIDE, B.P. // CAUTION: POISON – INFLAMMABLE // . . . // THE J.F. HARTZ CO., LIMITED // MONTREAL TORONTO // . . . "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Some deposits of metal around cap; Note: HIGHLY INFLAMMABLE; STORE UPRIGHT.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1982.3.13 a-b
Description
A cardboard box (b) containing a glass cylinder (b) with a spring-loaded valve to keep the ethyl chloride in a liquid state; paper labels on box and cylinder. bottle; box
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Accession Number
1982.3.13 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Description
A cardboard box (b) containing a glass cylinder (b) with a spring-loaded valve to keep the ethyl chloride in a liquid state; paper labels on box and cylinder. bottle; box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cylinder - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
Oxygen Company of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Material
cardboard: dark blue
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: off-white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on both labels: "ETHYL CHLORIDE, B.P. // [logo] FOR ANAESTHESIA [logo] // 100 GRAMS // OXYGEN COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED // COMPAGNIE D'OXYGENE DU CANADA, LIMITÉE // 2549 ST. JAMES ST. WEST, MONTEAL, QUE."; box label has "MEDIUM" at top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
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glucose 33 1/3 % ampoule

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, r…
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Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Glucose
Insulin Coma -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, rectangular, waxed cardboard box that opens on both ends via three flap closures.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ampoule - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
b - box - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Anglo-French Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Retirement of Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
Material
glass: transparent
paper: yellow; green
cardboard: yellow; green
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "1AMPOULE GLUCOSE 33 1/3% // 20 CC // ANGLO-FRENCH CO. // MONTREAL"; printed label on ampoule: "Ampoule 20 c.c. // GLUCOSE // 33 1/3% // ANGLO-FRENCH // DRUG CO. // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box shows some creasing and water damage as well as scuff marks; ampoule label is slightly discoloured but is otherwise in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023007 a-b
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, isoflurane (now empty) and a safety cap with spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom and a cylindrical threaded neck; below the threading on the neck is a piece of purple plastic which h…
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Accession Number
997023007 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, isoflurane (now empty) and a safety cap with
spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom
and a cylindrical threaded neck; below the threading on the neck is a piece of purple plastic which
has notches corresponding with (b) a safety cap, which is round and threaded inside; there are two
notches on the side which fit the bottle notches; there is a hole in the top of the cap with a
plastic tube going through it; the plastic tube has another corrugated plastic tube around it; the
end of the tube has a pin index piece of plastic which will only fit into an isoflurane vaporizer
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.7 cm. x Diameter5.0 cm.
b - safety cap with spout - Size: Length 18.4 cm. x Diameter3.7 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: dark grey
plastic: purple; clear
glass: amber
paper: white
Inscriptions
(a) a printed paper label on the bottle reads, "100 ml e No ["o" superscripted] B506 // Pr DIN
02032384 // ISOFLURANE USP // Inhalation // Anaesthetic // Anesthesique // par inhalation // ABBOTT
// Contains: ISOFLURANE 99.9% // Administration: Surgical Anaesthesia: [listed] // Maintenance:
[listed] // nonflammable non explosive // Abbott Laboratories, Limited // Montreal Canada // 005-525-202"
(in English and French); "(L)31094VA // Exp. 07-2002"; the bottom of the bottle has a
raised "8" and "N" in the glass; (b) raised lettering in the top of the cap reads, "ISOFLURANE //
Ohmeda"; the pin indexed end piece is stamped "010096"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2
Condition Remarks
The bottle and cap arrived with no evidence of heavy wear; the bottle seal has been broken and the
contents used; the paper, glass and plastic parts are in pristine condition; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; CD #1
Research Facts
The pin index system ensures that the proper anaesthetic agent is put into a vaporizer; this is
done by having unique pin index shapes for each anaesthetic agent
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13 1997-Nov. 2, 2001
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Penthrane anaesthetic

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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997016009 a-b
Description
Bottle of liquid inhalation anaesthetic Penthrane, which consists of (a) an amber glass cylindrical bottle with a flat bottom, short threaded neck and rounded lip; the top of the bottle is covered with (b) a round plastic lid which is threaded inside, has a series of vertical lines on the sides and…
Accession Number
997016009 a-b
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle of liquid inhalation anaesthetic Penthrane, which consists of (a) an amber glass cylindrical
bottle with a flat bottom, short threaded neck and rounded lip; the top of the bottle is covered
with (b) a round plastic lid which is threaded inside, has a series of vertical lines on the sides
and a manufacturer's logo on the top
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - Penthrane bottle - Size: Length 11.3 cm. x Diameter4.9 cm.
b - lid - Size: Length 1.7 cm. x Diameter3.0 cm.
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: white
glass: amber
Inscriptions
(a) Manufacturer's label on the bottle reads, "125 ml. // No. 6864 // Inhalation Anesthetic // PENTHRANE*
// METHOXYFLURANE, N.F. // ABBOTT // (L) 39-348NB // Contains: // Contient: // PENTHRANE*
// (Methoxyflurane, N.F.) [...] 125 ml. // B.H.T. // (Butylated Hydroxytoluene) [...] 0.01% W/W //
Usual Dose: See package insert for detailed // directions. // *RD. TM // Posologic usuelle: Voir
les instructions // detaillees sur le feuillet ci-Inclus. // *Marque deposee // 2/C9-329/3 // ABBOTT
LABORATORIES, LIMITED // MONTREAL, CANADA"; (b) the top of the lide has the Abbott symbol on
it (see accession sheet for sketch)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Condition Remarks
The Penthrane arrived dirty and dusty; the glass bottle shows no chips, cracks or wear; the plastic
lid shows no chips, cracks, staining or wear
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1997
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023009
Description
Bottle of intravenous anaesthetic, pentothal, that is about 1/3 full of a very pale yellow liquid; the bottle is cylindrical in shape with a flat round bottom which has a flattened section on one side; the bottle has rounded shoulders and a short cylindrical neck; the top is round and plugged with …
Accession Number
997023009
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle of intravenous anaesthetic, pentothal, that is about 1/3 full of a very pale yellow liquid;
the bottle is cylindrical in shape with a flat round bottom which has a flattened section on one
side; the bottle has rounded shoulders and a short cylindrical neck; the top is round and plugged
with a rubber and metal stopper; a plastic pouring spout goes through the rubber stopperl this
spout has two cylindrical plastic tubes coming from it -- one goes upwards, the other at a 45 deg.
angle from the central spout; both tubes have plastic caps on them; there are two paper manufacturing
labels on the outside of the bottle: a yellow label on top of a white label
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1997
Date Remarks
Date of Sept. 22/97 is written on the bottle
Material
metal: silver
plastic: white; clear
glass: clear
paper: white; yellow
rubber: black
pentothal: light/clear yellow
Inscriptions
The outside of the bottle has a raised scale in the glass; this scale is marked in increments of
"50 // 100 // 150 // 200"; raised figures on the bottom of the bottle read, "0 // 95 // III // 27";
the yellow paper label reads, "PENTOTHAL * 2.5% SOLUTION (25 mg/ml) // THIS BOTTLE CONTAINS MEDICATION
FOR SEVERAL PATIENTS // USE RECONSTITUTED SOLUTION WITHIN 24 HOURS. DISCARD UNUSED PORTION //
PREPARED BY A. MEIKLE DATE SEPT. 22/97 // * TM // ABBOTT LABORATORIES, LIMITED // Montreal, Canada"
in English and French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.7 cm. x Diam. : 7.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
All parts of the bottle (glass, plastic, metal, rubber and paper) are in pristine condition with no
visible damage; some of the bottle's contents have been used; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The solution will settle over time.
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13 1997-Oct. 2, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1982.3.14
Description
A brown glass rectangular bottle contains 300 ml of trilene; has a screw-on bakelite cap and a paper label.
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Accession Number
1982.3.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Description
A brown glass rectangular bottle contains 300 ml of trilene; has a screw-on bakelite cap and a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
Ayerst Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: white
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "300 ml No. 3150 // TRICHLOROETHYLENE B.P. // anesthetic . analgesic [in cursive] // [in a box, divided into French, to the left, and English, to the right] Conserver en // récipient fermé et // garder au frais, à // l'abri de la lumière. Store in closed // container, ina cool // place, protected // from light. //Ayerst [in cursive] // AYERST LABORATORIES // division of // Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison Limited, // Montreal // Made in Canada by arrangement with // IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES LTD."; cautionary information on sides, French on one side and English on the other.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Photocopy attached to the accession sheet; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
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