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insulin syringe for hyperglycemia

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Dates
1954
circa 1954
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Diabetes Education Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004019001 a-d
Description
A glass insulin syringe in a box; the syringe consists of a 3cc barrel (a) with a luer-lok tip, and a plunger (b); it sits in a foam tray (c) which slides into the rectangular cardboard box.
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Accession Number
004019001 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Diabetes Education Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Insulin
Diabetes Mellitus
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
A glass insulin syringe in a box; the syringe consists of a 3cc barrel (a) with a luer-lok tip, and a plunger (b); it sits in a foam tray (c) which slides into the rectangular cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - barrel - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - plunger - Size: Length 9.4 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
c - tray - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
d - box - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Provenance
Used at the KGH Diabetes Education Centre.
Maker
Becton Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Date Remarks
It was patented in 1954.
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
foam: white
cardboard: white, blue
Inscriptions
"One 3cc LUER-LOK Tip // INSULIN SYRINGE for Hyperglycemia // For use with INSULIN of 40 or 100 UNIT strength. // B-D & YALE T.M. REG. U.S. PAT. OFF MADE IN U.S.A. PAT. NO. 2,684,556 // BECTON-DICKINSON // DIVISION OF BECTON DICKINSON AND COMPANY // RUTHERFORD NEW JERSEY 07070" printed on the box; "B-D YALE HYPOGLYCEMIA // Becton, Dickinson & Co. // MADE IN U.S.A." printed on the syringe barrel
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-2
Condition Remarks
The box is worn and one of the flaps has been torn off.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Biddington's: US Patent Dates and Numbers 1936-1990"; CD #6
Images
Less detail