Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
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…
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
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.
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Wellcome Medical Division, Burroughs Wellcome Inc.
(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]"
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box 4
The dosage calculator arrived somewhat dusty; there are no tears, missing sections or other damage
Instruction manual without covers made from standard copy paper and manufacturers data sheets on the medical equipment, bound together by two strands of thread in metal bound holes; first section information is in mimeographed purple ink; the first seven pages describe the technical side of the TMP…
Instruction manual without covers made from standard copy paper and manufacturers data sheets on the medical equipment, bound together by two strands of thread in metal bound holes; first section information is in mimeographed purple ink; the first seven pages describe the technical side of the TMP nurse call system, including how it operates when used, how to call a patient, how patients may make emergency calls, a table of the components of standard TMP systems, etc; next five pages provide images and descriptions of types of nursing equipment and stations associated with the product, printed in black; final six pages are technical drawings of the equipment printed in black; includes handwritten scribbles of long division on cover.
Number Of Parts
Owned by the Kingston General Hospital before arriving to the Museum of Health Care.
On the front: "TMP NURSES CALL SYSTEM // TIN-103"; inside: "TMP TYPE NURSE CALL SYSTEM // TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION MANUAL"; "TABLE 1 // TMP NURSES CALL SYSTEM"; "Following is a list of main components of a standard TMP type system together // with mounting and other details. See Data Sheets as shown below."; further in booklet are the manufacturers information: "NURSES' STATION EQUIPMENT // FOR ROYALMATIC NURSE SAVER EQUIPMENT // DATA FILE SHEET // FILE 30-110 / CAN. JAN. 1959"; chapters include: "NURSE SAVER CALL STATIONS"; "OPERATING AND OBSTETRIC ROOM STATIONS"; "DUTY STATIONS"; "CORRIDOR LIGHTS"
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 9 a
Unit Of Measure
Inside the manual is in excellent condition, cover is heavily stained and creased near the spine; handwritten notations in pencil and pen on the front cover