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OINTMENTS. Ungt, acidi borici
6 galke cum opio
Galis and opium hydrarg.
Mercurial sulph. Sulphur
8 3 4 16
10 4 6 16
SCALES OF MEDICAL STORES AND NECESSARIES.
Proportion for Ships carrying the following number of Men and Boys for 12 months. Yote.--I grain, grains, &c., must be stamped in En
and words on cach respective weight, the word scrurle must not be used at all (the scruple weight being marked 20 grains), the drachm, i drachm. and 2 drachm weights must be also marked in English figures and words. The Auid 2-oz. measure must be marked in ounces and drachms, tablespoonfuls and teaspoonfuls.
41 and upwards.
21 to 40
41 and upwards.
Scales and weights
lbs. Absorbent cotton wool Double cyanide gauze, yds. I Pasteur filter, 2 galls. Graduated drop measure Graduated 2-oz, measure 0-oz. bottles
3 Triangular do., base 48 in..!
sides 33 in. each
6 in, wide
sizes Saiety pins
3 Splints, common set Enema syringe Higgin
son's), with printed direc
tions for use Esmarch's Tourniquet
(plain, with hooks) Soft olive headed catheters...
3 Trusses, 36 in single rev'rsibi
Trusses, 36 in. double 4 Sponges, septically pre
pared, in hermetically I I sealed bottles containing 21 I dozen
bot. Plaster of Paris bandages
(in tins) prepared for use I
doz. 2 Clinical thermometer, self3
Camer's hair pencils 4 4
tions for Medicine Chests 6 8
(the Ship Captain's Medi
cal Guide, latest edition) 4 4 Oatmeal
lbs. Arrowroot 3
Pearl barley 4
6 Corn flour 4
6 Sago or cerealine 6 6 Sugar
FSoup and bouilli
i Boiled mutton 3 3 -Essence of mcat ( pint)
tins Desiccated soup
lbs. "Vegetables, fried or com2 pressed
lbs. Potato (if not in scale of 1 provisions) Wine (Port)
bots. 3 3 Brandy 3 3 • Preserved.
I 4 2 4 4
8 16 16 16 42 24 24
I 24 12 2+ 21 24 56
1 3 I
The annexed scale of medicines and medical stores and instruments for merchant ships issued by the Board of Trade in pursuance of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, is intended for the use of ships sailing from the United Kingdom, and making voyages not exceeding five days from port to port.
NOTE.—Ships making voyages of less than 24 hours from port to port have the option of carrying only the small Ambulance Hamper of the St. John's Ambulance Association, in lieu of the above scale.
Preparations from British
tive of the This column is added for the
number of men use of Druggists supplying the All Medicines bearing a Red Poison
carried (for Medicines indicated. All bottles to be stoppered, and
Label must be used with caution, and, voyages of five the official dose for an adult if given internally, should be carefully
days and under
from port to measured. to be stated on the label.
Sp. ammon, aromat.
Aromatic spirits of ammonia. ... Tinctura chloroformi et mor: -Compound tincture of chloroform and phinæ comp.
morphine. (To be used in lieu of
"Opodeldoc Pilula colocynthidis composita Purgative pills
doz. (4 grs.) Paraffinum molle ... Vaseline or salvo petrolia
oz. Rubber plaister
yard Boric lint
1b. Absorbent cotton wool
Graduated drop measure The fluid 2 oz. measure must be Graduated 2 Oz, measure
marked in ounces and drachms, 6 oz, bottles with corks table spoonfuls & tea spoonfuls. I oz. bottles with corks Mustard leaves in tin
pair Lancet Base 48 in., sides 32 in.
Tablet of silk with four sizes Printed directions for use Enema syringe (Higginson's) 36 in. single reversible
Trusses 36 in. double
All medicines indicated thus (*) to be marked with a red poison label.
MEDICAL SCALE FOR PASSENGER SHIPS. The annexed scale of medicines, medical stores, and instruments for ships clearing under the Merchant Shipping Act, other than steamships engaged in the North Atlantic trade, supersedes the scales hitherto in force.
NOTE.- For every 100 passengers, where the length of the passage, computed according to the Merchant Shipping Act, is under 100 days. Where the length of passage is over 100 days, the quantities of medicines and medical comforts to be increased by one half.
The medicines to be prepared and plainly labelled in Latin and English names accord. ing to the British Pharmacopæia, and the official dose for an adult given in the Pharma. copæia to be stated on the label.
The proportion of all poisons should be stated on the labels.
Per ico Pass Acidum boricum (in powder) OZ. 3
Mistura sennä сomposita carbolicum liquefactum
lbs. hydrocyanicum dilutum
8 nitro-hydrochloricum dilu
OZ, sulphuricum dilutum
Paraffinum molle (vaseline or salvo *Æther
12 Alumen ...
4 Ammonii bromid
4 #Pilula colocynthidis composita (4 Ammonii carbonas
4 Argenti nitras induratus
hydrargyri (4 grs.)
3 Bismuthi carbonas
plunbi cum opio (2 grs.)
rhei composita (4 grains) Calcii hydras (for preparation of
saponis composita (2 grs.)
3 lime water)
scillæ composita (4 grs.)
3 Camphor 3 Potassii bicarbonas
chloras Col odium flexile
nitras... Extractum cascare sagrade liquidum
1 permanganas (or in tablet form 3 doz, each tablet
Pulvis creia aromaticus containing 2 grs. of solid extract) oz. 2
glycyrrhiza compositus Extractum ergotze liquidum
ipecacuanhæ hamamelidis liquidum
compositus Ferri'et ammonii citras
jalape compositus quininä сitras
Quininie sulphas Glycerinum
8 Sodii bicarbonas acidi tannici
salicyla3 ... *Hydrargyri subchloridum
X Hydrargyrum cum creta
chloroformi Linum contusum (add 2 dis, of
mentha-piperite powdered camphor to each pound) Il s. 6
rectincatus ... *Linimentum belladonne 8 *Sulphonal (in powder)
+ camphoræ ammoniatum 6 Syrupus chloral
4 ! *Tabelite trinitrini (irrespective of saponis
number of passengers) Liquor ammonii acetatis
8 Tinctura arnica arsenicalis
belladone atropinæ sulphatis
benzoini composita calcis
cardamomi ferri perchloridi fortior drs.
catechu hydrargyri perchloridi
chloroformi et morphince jodi fortis
composita morphinæ hydrochloridi
digitalis plumbi subacetatis ...
ferri perchloridi strychnine hydrochloridi
gentiana composita Magnesii sulphas
hyosciami * All bottles to be stoppered, and all medicines indicated thus (*) to be marked with red poison label.
† All pills to be coated with gelatine.
Per 1oo Pass.
Per 1oo Pass. *Tinctura opii
Tartrate of morphine (gr.)... doz. 2 scillæ
Sulphate of atropine (do gr.) 1 senegie
Hydrochloride of cocaine (Agr.) 2 zingiberis
Apomorphine hydrochloridum (2. gr.) Unguentum acidi borici
(irrespective of No. of passengers), 1 gallæ cum opio hydrargyri
$ Carbolic acid powder, or other disoxidi flavi
infectant powder of approved sulphuris
...Cwt. 1 zinci
| Commercial carbolic acid, or other Vinum antimoniale
disinfectant of approved quality, galls. 2 colchici
Sulphur for fumigation ipecacuanhze.
Tablets of perchloride of mercury, Zinci oxidum
each to make a quart of solution sulphas
1,000) (irrespective of Hypodermic injection case, with
number of passengers) syringe, nickel-plated needles, and tablets or discs of * All bottles to be stoppered, and all medicines indicated thus
(*) to be marked with a red poison label.
+ drm. to the oz. of white or yellow wax should be incorporated in all ointments. Samples of the disinfectants supplied will be occasionally taken for analysis to deter
mine whether they fulfil the requirements of the Board of Trade. A puwder containing not less than 20 per cent. of pure carbolic or cresylic acid, The
powder to be securely packed in tin canisters containing not more than 4 lbs. cach, | A liquid containing not less than 80 per cent. of free carbolic or cresylic acid.
Per 100 Pass. Lint
$Higginson's enema syringes Boric lint
Glass or pewter syringes, & oz. Absorbent cotton wool (maximum
tBox of small scales and weights 3 lbs.)
tiron basin, enamelled white (for Strapping (rubber plaster). ... yds. 3 lotions)
Ib. Wedgwood mortar and pestle: *Sponges, septically prepared, in her
+Enamelled iron septic dressing tray metically sealed bottles contain
(triangular shape)... ing one dozen.
doz. long, 3 in. wide) doz.
8 oz. Flannel do. (6 yds. long, 6 in. wide) 3
| Fluted bottles for external applicaTriangular ditto (base 48 in., sides
tion, 2 oz. 33 in, each)
3 | Fluted bottles for external applicaCalico for bandages
... yds. 3
tion, 6 cz. Flannel ...
+Pasteur filter (2 galls.) Gamgee tissue (maximum 3 lbs.). 16. Corks, assorted Double cyanide gauze
...yds. Gallipots Oiled silk, or substitute prepared by
Packets of nested pill boxes Messrs. Christy & Co.
Blank labels Waterproof sheeting...
Poison labels Trusses-Double, 36 in.
+ Dispensary paper (white demy)
qr. Reversible, 30 in. ... single 1 Camel's hair pencil brushes...
TÆther inhaler ... +Safety pins
Urinary test case (containing urinoMustard leaves
meter, spirit lamp, litmus paper, Plaster of Paris for bandages Ib.
12 test tubes, Nitric acid, and +Sct of Cline's Splints
Liq. potassie 2 oz.). +MacIntyre's splint
Glycerinated calf lymph in tubes Cardboard or perforated felt for splints tAuthorised Book of Directions for + Minim measure
Medicine Chests ("The Ship TOunce ditto
Captain's Medical Guide," latest 13 ounce ditto
edition). Stomach tube, with glass funnel
† British Pharmacopeia. • Under 200 passengers, i bottle. From 200 and under 400 passengers, 2 bottles ; 400 passengers and over, 3 bottles,
† Only the quantities named of these articles to be provided irrespective of the number of passengers.
Under 500 passengers, 4 sq. ft. 500 passengers and over, 6 sq. ft.
In pocket case.
1 Eye spud.
2 Scalpels. I Finger knife.
i Hernia knife. 1 Curved bistoury, sharp pointed.
2 Trocars and canulas. 2 Probes.
I Aneurism needle. 1 Silver director.
1 Set tooth instruments (7 forceps in leather I Caustic case.
roll). i Scissors.
i Set tracheotomy instruments (3 double i Spatula.
tubes and trachea dilator). 2 Lancets.
i Set midwilery instruments (long forceps) I Gum lancet.
in leather roll. 12 Needles in vaseline.
1 Esmarch's tourniquet (plain with hooks), I Tablet of silk with our sizes.
1 (Esophageal probang with bristles. i Fergusson's small saw.
I Aspirator with 2 needles in case. I Amputating saw.
3 Silver catheters (Nos. 4 & 8; and No. 12, 2 knives.
with prostatic curve). 1 Pair large dissecting forceps.
i Full set of soft olive-headed catheters, i Bone forceps (bent).
2. Clinical thermometers, self-registering. 2 Pairs Wells' pressure forceps.
i Stethoscope. i Trephine (& in. size).
i ft. Drainage tubing (No. 10 gauge). i Elevator.
i Length silkworm gut ligature. i Trephine brush.
Per 100 Pass.
10 -1b. tins 20 I-lb. 30
MEDICAL SCALE FOR NORTH ATLANTIC PASSENGER SHIPS.
The annexed scale of medicines and medical stores and instruments for North Atlantic passenger ships clearing under the Merchant Shipping Act supersedes the scales hitherto in force.
NOTE.- The medicines to be prepared plainly labelled in Latin and English names according to the British Pharmacopoeia, and the official dose for an adult given in the Pharmacopæia to be stated on the label. All bottles to be stoppered, and all medicines indicated thus (*) to be marked with a red poison label.
The proportion of all poisons should be stated on the labels. The weights and measures of the British Pharmacopeia to be used,
There is a separate scale for longer voyages,
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Acidum Boricum (in
Calcii hydras (for prepar.powder) 3 4 5 tion of lime water)... oz.
1 Acidum carbolicum lique
3 factum OZ. 2 3 4 5 Chloroforinum
6 Acidum citricum
3 4 Collodium flexile nitro-hydrochlori
4 cum dilutum
6 8 + Extractum cascare sagAcidum sulphuricum
OZ. I 2 3 dilutum
6 8 Extract. ergotze liquid'm .. I I 2 Æther
6 8 ΙΟ *Argenti nitr's indurat's drs.
4 Hydrargyri subchloridum Bismuthi Carbonas 2 3 4
6 † Or in tablet form, each tablet containing 2 grs. of solid extract, 2, 3, 4, and 6 doz.