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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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glucose 50% ampoule

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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
997037163
Description
A cylindrical-shaped package with glassine covering that holds one ampoule; the package is unopened, long and tubular; the corners are folded up with a seam running along the side.
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Accession Number
997037163
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
A cylindrical-shaped package with glassine covering that holds one ampoule; the package is unopened, long and tubular; the corners are folded up with a seam running along the side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Canada Pharmacal Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks beginning of Bird medical practice
Material
glassine: red; black; yellow
Inscriptions
The outside of the package has the company logo is printed on paper (see accession sheet for sketch); the package also reads, "216207 // ONE AMPOULE OF 10 CC. // GLUCOSE 50% // For the Treatment of // Varicose Veins, and // for Intravenous Use // in Acidosis, Eclamp- // sia, Diabetic Coma, // Pneumonia, etc. // Each Ampoule contains: // Dextrose (d-glucose) .. C.P. 5 Gm. // Distilled Water q.s. 10 CC. // Filtered and Sterilized. // - PREPARED BY - // THE // Canada Pharmacal Co. // LIMITED // LONDON CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 11.6 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Package is slightly stained on outside
Copy Type
Original
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glucose solution 50% ampoule

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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
997037479
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then pinches inwards and then outwards into a bubble shape, and then continues to taper to a blunt end; a paper label is affixed.
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Accession Number
997037479
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 that is a long, liquid-filled cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then pinches inwards and then outwards into a bubble shape, and then continues to taper to a blunt end; a paper label is affixed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This date marks the beginning of the Bird medical practice.
Material
glass: clear; red
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
Label on ampoule reads, "Glucose Solution // 50%"; ampoule has a logo embedded in it (see accession sheet for sketch).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length 8.9 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Red spots on glass
Copy Type
Original
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Solution Dextrose ampoule

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001242 a-g
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal at each end; two cardboard cylinders (c,d) protect the seals; ampoule is wrapped in a sheet of corrugated cardboard (e) and is in a cardboard box (a) along with two dull blades (f,g)
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Accession Number
000001242 a-g
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Carbohydrates
Glucose
Insulin Coma -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal at each end; two cardboard cylinders (c,d) protect the seals; ampoule is wrapped in a sheet of corrugated cardboard (e) and is in a cardboard box (a) along with two dull blades (f,g)
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 20.3 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
b - ampoule - Size: Length 19.5 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
c - cylinder - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
d - cylinder - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
e - cardboard - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 11.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
f - blade - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm
g - blade - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 1.5cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: cream; brown
paper: cream; red
glass: translucent yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "GLASEPTIC AMPOULE // (FOR INTRAVENOUS USE) // 50 CC. SIZE // Solution Dextrose, B.P. // (GLUCOSE) (BUFFERED) // 30 PER CENT (IN/V.) // L [encircled] C/S 58859 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE ONTARIO"; right side: "Dextrose [handwritten]"; left side: "30% // GLUCOSE [handwritten]"; (b) label is identical to box front; (e) "PARKE-DAVIS [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row A
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper are yellowed; box is dirty and scuffed; ampoule is dirty and scratched; blades are corroded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See also 000.001.266
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Solution Dextrose ampoule

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Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
000001266 a-c
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal at each end and wrapped in a sheet of corrugated cardboard (c), in a cardboard box (a); ampoule is full of liquid
Accession Number
000001266 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Carbohydrates
Glucose
Insulin Coma -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cylindrical glass ampoule (b) with an icicle-shaped melted glass seal at each end and wrapped in a sheet of corrugated cardboard (c), in a cardboard box (a); ampoule is full of liquid
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - ampoule - Size: Length 19.7 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
c - cardboard (unrolled) - Size: Length 19.2 cm x Width 11.4 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red
paper: cream; red; black; orange
glass: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "25 Gms. in 50 C.C. FOR INTRAVENOUS USE No. 220 // SOLUTION DEXTROSE, B.P. // d-GLUCOSE 50 PER CENT. (WT./VOL.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; bottom: "SUGGESTIONS FOR THE PHYSICIAN // Dextrose in solution is indicated for intravenous administration in cases in which there is a pronounced disturbance of metabolism due to // deficiency of carbohydrates, as frequently occurs in the toxemias of pregnancy, excessive muscular activities, as in chorea and eclampsia, post- // operative shock and acidosis, hyperthyroidism, acute infections and other diseased conditions attended with severe // toxemias, as well as hypoglycemia from insulin over-dosage. // In the manufacture of this product we used crystallized Dextrose B.P., which has been shown by our thorough and exacting tests to be of exceptional purity"; bottom: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD., WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // BRANCHES // MONTREAL
TORONTO
WINNIPEG"; top: "INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE // The contents of this ampoule diluted with 50 c.c. of distilled water will give a 25% solution (25 Gms. in 100 c.c.), which is the strength most // fequently employed. Weaker solutions may be used if desired. // The initial dose for an adult should be about 75 grammes, with subsequent doses of 50 grammes as conditions indicate. // When diluting Solution Dextrose use either distilled water, freshly made and sterilized, or sterilized physiologic salt solution. // Each ampoule contains sufficient excess to permit withdrawal and use of 50 c.c."; left side: logo (see sketch on accession sheet); (b) "50 C.C. SIZE No. 220 // SOLUTION // DEXTROSE, B.P. // d-GLUCOSE 50% (WT./VOL.) // 25 Gms. in 50 c.c. // FOR INTRAVENOUS USE // FOR DIRECTIONS SEE CARTON // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE ONTARIO // C771570 [stamped] // 1947 [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row A
Condition Remarks
All paper parts are yellowed; box is scuffed and tearing and corners; the three flaps of the right side have been torn off; label on ampoule is scuffed and text is fading
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; see also 000.001.242
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