10"x 14"x 8". Drug Compounding. The Torsion balance concept was developed in France, but perfected in the USA and sold under various trade names. Wood base balance with marble slab, metal pans and a glass top. Tags on the front of the scale read "Scientific" The World's Finest Balance and Scale Service" and "The Torsion Balance Co., Style 27, New York, No. 664, Pat. Jan. 6- 85,Jan. 22-89, May 19-91."
2 x 4 x 3" Infusions: intravenous. Prior to the introduction of the photocell drop counter this device was used at MUSC to determine drop rate IV fluidtherapy. Needles penetrated the drop chamber and while it worked safely and well it was quickly superseded by the non-evasive photo cell. (Approx 4 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide by 1 1/4 inches deep) black plastic box with three buttons, drops per minute scale meter on front and drop scale on back, wire attached to plastic clamp which attaches to the plastic drop counter clamp (00-11)
12.5"x 12"x 9" Wood chest with two layers of shelves, two drawers, and a sliding back piece with space for bottles. Various glass bottles with glass stoppers are on the shelves. The top drawer includes: a metal pocket scale with weights, glass bottles with cork stoppers, ceramic ointment canisters. The bottom drawer includes: glass mortar and pestle, three glass beakers, one of which is broken, and two glass medicine bottles with glass stoppers.
Glass bottles housed in wood chest with brass handles housing empty glass medicine bottles with glass stoppers and two drawers filled with a brass pocket scale, glass mortar and pestle, and various glass medicine bottles.