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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
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Roussel proctoscope set

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Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
995005060 a-m
Description
A disposable proctoscope set with three clear proctoscopes, each of two separate pieces, one barrel and one plunger; three nozzles for ointment injection; one tube of ointment with a metal casing label, and plastic cap; the set is contained in a flip-top rectangular box and the instruments sit in a…
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Accession Number
995005060 a-m
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- proctoscope
Description
A disposable proctoscope set with three clear proctoscopes, each of two separate pieces, one barrel and one plunger; three nozzles for ointment injection; one tube of ointment with a metal casing label, and plastic cap; the set is contained in a flip-top rectangular box and the instruments sit in a plastic tray within the box.
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 16.9 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - tray - Size: Length 18.9 cm x Width 15.4 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
c - barrel - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
d - plunger - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
e - barrel - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
f - plunger - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
g - barrel - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
h - plunger - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
i - nozzle - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
j - nozzle - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
k - nozzle - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
l - ointment tube - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
m - ointment cap - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Roussel (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date of ointment
Material
plastic: clear white; off-white
paper: white; blue
metal: silver
cardboard: white; blue
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the box lid in black ink, "Disposable // Proctoscopes // with tube of // PROCTOSEDYL // ointment // as lubricant // ROUSSEL"; lid face is illustrated by silhouettes of equipment contained in box; printed inside box on lid: "When haemorrhoids // or anal fissure have // been diagnosed . . . // PROCTOSEDYL // suppositories // and ointment // will effectively treat // the condition and // comfort the patient. // Composition: // Hydrocortisone 5 mg. // Cinchocaine hydrochloride 5 mg. // Soframycin 10 mg. // Esculin 10 mg. // per suppository // or G. of ointment. // Proctosedyl will quickly // alleviate the distress // of pruritus ani. // Roussel (Canada) // LTÉE. // LTD. // 2795 Bates Road, Montreal 26, P.Q."; embossed on (d), (f), and (h) is "PROCTOSEDYL"; printed in black ink on the label affixed to the tube of ointment is "pommade // proctosedyl // ointment // 15g // Roussel // Montreal, Canada"; above this is a small logo of a black square with the letters "Pr" inside it; printed vertically on the right side: "Cinchocaine HCl 5mg. // Hydrocortisone (Free) 5 mg // Soframycin // (framycetin sulphate // equivalent to 7 mg. // of framycetin base) 10 mg. // Esculiln 10 mg. // Excipient to 1 g. // As prescribed // Selon l'avis du / medecin"; printed vertically on label: "Made in England // Lot No. C5017 // Exp. Dec 69"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Condition Remarks
All parts of the set are in the original condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
See 995.005.102 for instruction booklet; see 995.005.103-.105 for other proctoscopes in this collection
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