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Box of Drugs - Clauden, Luitpold-Werk, circa 1940 Object Reg. No: SH 850321

Summary:
Box of Clauden, made by Luitpold-Werk, circa 1940 used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital, Victoria, Australia. Unused free sample. Clauden, which is obtained from animal tissue, promotes coagulation of blood. Used in cases of haemorrhage, accident and in surgery.
Description:
The drug 'clauden' is contained in 6 x 10cc brown glass ampoules shaped like tiny wine bottles with tear-shaped necks. They are in a flat cardboard box with lift-off lid. Base is shaped into separate compartments for each ampoule to lie in. There is a small sealed packet which may contain needles (probably files). There are 2 different instruction leaflets from manufacturers Unused free sample.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 11.50 cm (Height), 2.50 cm (Width), 10.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric services, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: Haemostatic Clauden/ in sterile solution ready for use. ... Luitpold-Werk Munich/ Made in Germany...
Manufacturer: Luitpold-Werk, Munich, Bavaria, Germany, circa 1940
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1940
References: Manufacturer's instruction leaflets with exhibit.

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