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

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.
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. Emptied by conservation.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 11.50 cm (Height), 2.50 cm (Width), 10.00 cm (Length)

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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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