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Activitrax 8400 pulse generator

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Dates
circa 1980-1999
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007152
Description
Internal pacemaker; oblong shape; stainless steel; clear plastic attachment to top; with insert for wire; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
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Accession Number
994007152
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; oblong shape; stainless steel; clear plastic
attachment to top; with insert for wire; maker name and model information
engraved to front surface
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Medtronic
Site Made (City)
Minneapolis
Site Made (State)
Mn.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1980-1999
Date Remarks
estimate
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: ACTIVITRAX 8400 // VVIC + ACTIVITY // PULSE GENERATOR //
IJ2301 337H // MEDTRONIC INC. // MINNEAPOLIS, MN USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Width: 4.3 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #4
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Activitrax II pulse generator

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Dates
circa 1988
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007049
Description
Internal pacemaker; oblong; stainless steel; clear plastic attachment to top (insert for wires); maker name, mark and info engraved to front surface
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Accession Number
994007049
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; oblong; stainless steel; clear plastic attachment to top
(insert for wires); maker name, mark and info engraved to front surface
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Medtronic
Site Made (City)
Mississauga
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1988
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's estimate
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: ACTIVITRAX II 8412 // VVIC + ACTIVITY // PULSE
GENERATOR // QE 4100623M // MEDTRONIC CANADA // MISSISSAUGA, ONT // CANADA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-3
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #4
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Activitrax pulse generator

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Dates
circa 1988
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007045
Description
Internal pacemaker; oval form; stainless steel; with transparent plastic attachment to top; input socket for wires; maker and unit information engraved to front surface. Weight: 44.0 g.
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Accession Number
994007045
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; oval form; stainless steel; with transparent plastic attachment to top; input socket for wires; maker and unit information engraved to front surface. Weight: 44.0 g.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Medtronic
Site Made (City)
Mississauga
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1988
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's estimate; original record had "Jan. 1988"
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front surface: ACTIVITRAX II 8412 // VVIC + ACTIVITY // PULSE
GENERATOR // QE4100707M // MEDTRONIC CANADA // MISSISSAUGA, ONT // CANADA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-3
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm. x Width 4.3 cm. x Depth 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #1
Exhibit History
Pacemaker Exhibit - KGH Cardiology Dec. 1994
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Activitrax pulse generator

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Dates
circa 1985
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007058
Description
Internal pacemaker; oblong shape; stainless steel; plastic attachment to top (insert for wires); maker mark, name and info engraved to front surface
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Accession Number
994007058
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; oblong shape; stainless steel; plastic attachment to top
(insert for wires); maker mark, name and info engraved to front surface
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Medtronic, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Minneapolis
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1985
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes; original record had "Sept. 1985"
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: ACTIVITRAX 8402 // VVIC + ACTIVITY // PULSE GENERATOR //
IW10001 80R // MEDTRONIC INC // MINNEAPOLIS, MN // USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Width: 4.6 cm. x Depth: 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #4
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Activitrax pulse generator

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Dates
circa 1985
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007059
Description
Internal pacemaker; oblong shape; stainless steel; plastic attachment to top (insert for wires); rubber-coated wire extends from attachment; maker mark, name and info engraved to front surface Note: in wire: length 21.5
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Accession Number
994007059
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; oblong shape; stainless steel; plastic attachment to top
(insert for wires); rubber-coated wire extends from attachment; maker mark,
name and info engraved to front surface
Note: in wire: length 21.5
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Medtronic
Site Made (Country)
Holland
Dates
circa 1985
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
rubber: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: ACTIVITRAX 8403 // VVIC + ACTIVITY // PULSE GENERATOR //
IY3202423K // MEDTRONIC BV // HOLLAND
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Personl
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #4
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adrenalin chloride solution ampoule

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Dates
circa 1965-1970
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
003017005
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label.
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Accession Number
003017005
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Ms. Connie Cox, RN, as a teaching aid for instructing nurses at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1965-1970
Date Remarks
Printed on label affixed to ampoule.
Material
glass: transparent
paper: off-white
ink: red
paint: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label affixed to ampoule: "1 CC. // ADRENALIN CHLORIDE // SOLUTION 1:1000 // Epinephrine Hydrochloride // Solution C. S. D. // DOSE - See carton. // Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd."; "Exp. Date: May 1970 // Z 209 B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label shows wear on edge.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, RN, retired; based on supplier's catalogue: "Complete Catalogue: Products of Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.", 1946, p. 7
Research Facts
Adrenalin chloride solution 1:1000 ampoules are used as a circulatory stimulant, vasoconstrictor and hemostatic; prepared for hypodermic administration; store between 15° and 25°C (59° and 77°F).; protect from light and freezing.
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adrenalin chloride solution ampoule

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Dates
circa 1965-1970
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
003017006
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label
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Accession Number
003017006
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Ms. Connie Cox, RN, as a teaching aid for instructing nurses at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1965-1970
Date Remarks
Printed on label affixed to ampoule.
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream
ink: red, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label affixed to ampoule: "1 CC. // ADRENALIN CHLORIDE // SOLUTION 1:1000 // Epinephrine Hydrochloride // Solution C. S. D. // DOSE - See carton. // Park, Davis & Co., Ltd."; "Exp. Date: May 1970 // Z 209 B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label shows wear on edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, RN, retired; based on supplier's catalogue: "Complete Catalogue: Products of Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.," 1946, p. 7
Research Facts
Adrenalin chloride solution 1:1000 ampoules are used as a circulatory stimulant, vasoconstrictor and hemostatic; prepared for hypoermic administration; store between 15° and 25°C (59° and 77°F).; protect from light and freezing.
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all-electric model Hindle electrocardiograph

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1978.31.2 a-c
Description
A rectangular mahogany case (c) has a two-piece lid that fits over the top of the machine and down its front; there is a plastic control panel at the back left corner that has knobs and gauges; at front left is a string galvanometer; below the galvanometer is a voltage gauge with a scale ranging fr…
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Accession Number
1978.31.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
A rectangular mahogany case (c) has a two-piece lid that fits over the top of the machine and down its front; there is a plastic control panel at the back left corner that has knobs and gauges; at front left is a string galvanometer; below the galvanometer is a voltage gauge with a scale ranging from 0 to 7; at front middle is a round, black motor, which is connected by a rubber belt to a film canister at front right; canister is contained in a metal compartmentwith a sliding door at the front (a); on top of the compartment is a voltage gauge with a scale from 0 to 7; on the side of the compartment, which receives the galvanometer ray, is a calibrated slit through which the ray passes to be recorded on the oscilligraph inside the compartment; behind the compartment that contains the film canister is a rectangular section for a long coil of wires one end of which is linked to the bottom of the panel; the section is formed by a metal slide plate (b).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - sliding door
b - sliding plate
c - case - Size: Length 30.5 cm x Width 33.7 cm x Depth 24.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.J. Kerwin of Toronto.
Maker
Cambridge Instrument Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Ossining
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plastic: black; yellow
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: yellow; black
leather: brown
Inscriptions
On lower centre of panel is a logo, followed by: "CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENT CO. Inc. // OSSINING, N.Y. NO: BM4210"; on front side of wooden case is a plastic plate that says, "ALL-ELECTRIC MODEL // "HINDLE" ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH // NO. 0-8718 // MADE FOR // H.K. DETWEILER, M.D. // BY THE // CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENT CO. INC."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-I1-2
Condition Remarks
Machine base mouldy and dirty; long coil of wire unusable if not repaired; covering bag is dirty; a splinter of wood found inside the case, fallen off from top inner surface; #2: Leather case is in bad shape.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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All-electric model Hindle electrocardiograph

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Dates
circa 1935-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.27.1 a-e
Description
Rectangular mahogany case with a two-piece lid that fits over top of machine and down its front; inside of case at back left and extending to just beyond back middle is a control panel with four dials, two levers, and a gauge that measures milliamperes; at top front is a circular volt gauge and to …
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Accession Number
1969.27.1 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Rectangular mahogany case with a two-piece lid that fits over top of machine and down its front; inside of case at back left and extending to just beyond back middle is a control panel with four dials, two levers, and a gauge that measures milliamperes; at top front is a circular volt gauge and to the left of that is a circular plastic knob with an arrow on top; at extreme left of machine, toward the bottom and lying horizontally is another volt (DC) gauge and to the right of that is a circular plastic knob with an arrow on top; beneath the gauge on the right is a removable panel, and behind the panel are two canisters (c,d).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - main unit - Size: Length 64.1 cm x Width 23.8 cm x Depth 30.4 cm
b - panel to camera unit - Size: Length 22.5 cm x Width 13.3 cm
c - metal canister - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 8.9 cm
d - cardboard canister - Size: Length 8.9 cm x Diam. 9.3 cm
e - glass rectangle - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. K.W.G. Brown; made for Dr. H.E. Rykert.
Maker
Cambridge Instrument Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Ossining
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1935-1940
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow; black; white
glass: clear; yellow
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Inscribed on a brass plate on inside lid: "ALL ELECTRICAL MODEL // "HINDLE" ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH // NO. 0–14813 // MADE FOR // H.E. RYKERT. M.D. // BY THE // CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENT CO. INC."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-I1-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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amyl nitrite capsule

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Dates
1920
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
009042006
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Accession Number
009042006
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Angina Pectoris
Amyl Nitrite
Vasodilator Agents
Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Bonita Erwin, a nursing graduate from University of Toronto; previously owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker who practiced in Sharbot Lake, Ontario
Maker
Eli Lilly and Co.
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
Date Remarks
Company website shows pictures of 1920s products with very similar logo and label
Material
fabric: cream
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks printed on paper label: "ASPIROL // TRADE MARK // AMYL NITRITE // 5 MINIMS (0.3 cc.) // Lilly 24 957339 // Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor surface grime; woven cloth material is slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Heritage," Lilly.com. 2014. July 14 2014; "Amyl Nitrite," Drugs.com. 2014. July 14 2014.
Research Facts
Company was founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly in Indianapolis; very successful business known for innovation, product development and medical breakthroughs. Amyl nitrite is inhaled to relieve pain from angina attacks; it relaxes blood vessels and increases blood and oxygen supply to the heart; the glass capsule is covered in cloth so patient can break the capsule without harm.
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amyl nitrite capsule

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Dates
1920
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
009042007
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Accession Number
009042007
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Angina Pectoris
Amyl Nitrite
Vasodilator Agents
Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Bonita Erwin, a nursing graduate from University of Toronto; previously owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker who practiced in Sharbot Lake, Ontario
Maker
Eli Lilly and Co.
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
Date Remarks
Company website shows pictures of 1920s products with very similar logo and label
Material
fabric: cream
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks printed on paper label: "ASPIROL // TRADE MARK // AMYL NITRITE // 5 MINIMS (0.3 cc.) // Lilly 24-957339 // Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Some surface grime; woven cloth material is slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Heritage," Lilly.com. 2014. July 14 2014; "Amyl Nitrite," Drugs.com. 2014. July 14 2014.
Research Facts
Company was founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly in Indianapolis; very successful business known for innovation, product development and medical breakthroughs. Amyl nitrite is inhaled to relieve pain from angina attacks; it relaxes blood vessels and increases blood and oxygen supply to the heart; the glass capsule is covered in cloth so patient can break the capsule without harm
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amyl nitrite capsule

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Dates
1920
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
009042008
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Accession Number
009042008
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Angina Pectoris
Amyl Nitrite
Vasodilator Agents
Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Woven cloth-covered glass capsule; cream-coloured label with black and red ink wraps around the capsule
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Bonita Erwin, a nursing graduate from University of Toronto; previously owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker who practiced in Sharbot Lake, Ontario
Maker
Eli Lilly and Co.
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
Date Remarks
Company website shows pictures of 1920s products with very similar logo and label
Material
fabric: cream
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks printed on paper label: "ASPIROL // TRADE MARK // AMYL NITRITE // 5 MINIMS (0.3 cc.) // Lilly 24-957339 // Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 3.7 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Surface grime; woven cloth material is discoloured; label is worn; some ink loss
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Heritage," Lilly.com. 2014. July 14 2014; "Amyl Nitrite," Drugs.com. 2014. July 14 2014.
Research Facts
Company was founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly in Indianapolis; very successful business known for innovation, product development and medical breakthroughs. Amyl nitrite is inhaled to relieve pain from angina attacks; it relaxes blood vessels and increases blood and oxygen supply to the heart; the glass capsule is covered in cloth so patient can break the capsule without harm
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AO demand pacer

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Dates
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007009 a-b
Description
Small grey metal demand pacer 2002 by American Optical
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Accession Number
994007009 a-b
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Small grey metal demand pacer 2002 by American Optical
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pacemaker - Size: Length 20.5 cm. x Width 16.7 cm. x Depth 5.5 cm.
b - cord - Size: Length 310.0 cm. x Width 3.0 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Maker
American Optical Corp.
Site Made (City)
Bedford
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1950-1970
Material
plastic: black; grey
metal: light grey; black
Inscriptions
A0 DEMAND PACER / 2002 // SERIAL NO. 1086
AMERICAN OPTICAL // CORPORATION // MEDICAL DIVISION . BEDFORD, MASS. 01730
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J2-5
Condition Remarks
Lots of tape residue; shows wear and grime; #2: sticky masking tape; #3: rubber cord
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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asynchronous pulse generator

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Dates
circa 1960-1969
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007202
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; with inlet/insert for wire; inner mechanics potted in semi-transparent epoxy-rubber casing; maker and model information inlaid to casing front and back
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Accession Number
994007202
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; with inlet/insert for wire; inner mechanics
potted in semi-transparent epoxy-rubber casing; maker and model information inlaid
to casing front and back
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
General Electric
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1960-1969
Material
rubber: semi-transparent
Inscriptions
Front reads: GENERAL ELECTRIC // ASYNCHRONOUS // PULSE GENERATOR // A2073AB //
Made in USA; back reads: GENERAL ELECTRIC // (READ INSTRUCTIONS) //ONLY REMOVE //
THIS LABEL FOR // UNIPOLAR PACING
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.1 cm. x Width: 5.7 cm. x Depth: 2.3 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #6
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Atricor synchronous pacer

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Dates
circa 1960-1969
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007031
Description
Circular form; transparent encased ; steel name plate to front surface; inner mechanics visible; wire input socket to top; weighs 140 gm.
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Accession Number
994007031
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Circular form; transparent encased ; steel name plate to front surface; inner mechanics visible; wire input socket to top; weighs 140 gm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
An attempt to synchronize the alatrical activity of the atria with the ventricular
events; first used in 1962; re in 1963-64; the was to vary the
ventricular rate with the body ; powered by 5 mercury batteries
Maker
cordis
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1960-1969
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's estimate
Material
plastic: transparent
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Name plate: ATRIAL INPUT // VENTR OUTPUT // ATRICOR // Synchronous Pacer //
cordis // MIAMI, FLORIDA // USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-1
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm. x Diam. 5.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #1
Exhibit History
Dec. 1994
Pacemaker Exhibit - KGH Cardiology
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Atricor synchronous pacer

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Dates
circa 1960-1969
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007032
Description
Circular form; transparent encased ; steel name plate to front surface; inner mechanics visible; wire input socket to top; weighs 140 g.
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Accession Number
994007032
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Circular form; transparent encased ; steel name plate to front surface; inner mechanics visible; wire input socket to top; weighs 140 g.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
An attempt to synchronize the alatrical activity of the atria with the ventricular
events; first used in 1962; re in 1963-64; the was to vary the
ventricular rate with the body ; powered by 5 mercury batteries
Maker
cordis
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1960-1969
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's estimate
Material
plastic: transparent
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Name plate: ATRIAL INPUT // VENTR OUTPUT // ATRICOR // Synchronous Pacer //
cordis // MIAMI, FLORIDA // USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-1
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm. x Diam. 5.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #1
Exhibit History
Dec. 1994
Pacemaker Exhibit - KGH Cardiology
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Autima II pacemaker

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Dates
circa 1975
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007154
Description
Internal pacemaker; oval shape; stainless steel; translucent rubber plastic attachment to top; with insert for wire; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
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Accession Number
994007154
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; oval shape; stainless steel; translucent rubber
plastic attachment to top; with insert for wire; maker name and model
information engraved to front surface
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Milwaukee
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1975
Date Remarks
estimate
Material
metal: silver
rubber: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: TELECTRONICS // MILWAUKEE WI USA // AUTIMA - II // DDDMN /
MODEL 2291 // SNU566794
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.8 cm. x Width: 5.4 cm. x Depth: 1.2 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #3
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Bard Parsonnet pulse generator pouch

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Dates
1994
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997034617 a-f
Description
Full one-piece rectangular box with five sealed, sterilized pulse generator pouches, size large; opened package shows a white rectangular pouch with a drawstring and instructional sheet.
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Accession Number
997034617 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Full one-piece rectangular box with five sealed, sterilized pulse generator pouches, size large; opened package shows a white rectangular pouch with a drawstring and instructional sheet.
Number Of Parts
6
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Bard Vascular Systems Division
Site Made (City)
Billerica
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1994
Date Remarks
Printed on label
Material
paper: white
plastic: clear
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "BARD Parsonnet Pulse // Generator Pouch // STERILE // SIZE: LARGE // CATALOG NO: 002905 // STERILE LOT NO: 43AE 2008 // MFG. DATE // 94-01 // MFG LOT NO: 682420"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-4
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Leaflet in storage box; C.Kelly, retired OR nurse; CD #3
Research Facts
Used to hold a pulse generator prior to implant.
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Baumanometer sphygmomanometer

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Dates
circa 1960
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997001099 a-f
Description
Baumanometer wall model sphygmomanometer, which consists of (a) the sphygmomanometer, which has a mercury-filled hollow glass scaled tube set into a flat metal bracket with numbers on each side; the bottom of the tube has an attached cylindrical metal inflation system which has a length of hollow c…
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Accession Number
997001099 a-f
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Manometry
MM= Blood Pressure Determination -- sphygmomanometer
Description
Baumanometer wall model sphygmomanometer, which consists of (a) the sphygmomanometer, which has a mercury-filled hollow glass scaled tube set into a flat metal bracket with numbers on each side; the bottom of the tube has an attached cylindrical metal inflation system which has a length of hollow cylindrical rubber tubing attached at the top; the sphygmomanometer is mounted onto a flat rectangular wooden plaque; the plaque has three screw holes that go through the wood; there is a manufacturer's label on the plaque beside the sphygmomanometer; there are three screws designed to hold the plaque and sphygmomanometer to a wall (b-d); each screw is a cylindrical length of threaded metal with a tapered blunted tip; the tops of the screws have a finished head with 6 sides over a rounded top; the sphygmomanometer is stored in a rectangular cardboard box (e); the box has a closed bottom and four sides and is open at the top; a lid (f) fits over the bottom; the lid is also rectangular and made of cardboard, and has a closed top and four sides and an open bottom; one side has a manufacturer's label stuck on it
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - sphygmomanometer - Size: Length 35.8 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 4.2 cm
b - wall screw - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - wall screw - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - wall screw - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
e - box bottom - Size: Length 36.3 cm x Width 12.1 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
f - box top - Size: Length 36.8 cm x Width 12.4 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
W.A. Baum Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Hartz catalog publication
Material
metal: silver; black
mercury: silver
rubber: black
glass: clear
wood: brown
cardboard: off-white; brown
Inscriptions
(a) The left side of the sphygmomanometer scale reads "300 // 280 // 260 // 240 // 220 // 200 // 180 // 160 // 140 // 120 // 100 // 80 // 60 // 40 // 20 // 0"; the right side scale reads "574684 // 290 // 270 // 250 // 230 // 210 // 190 // 170 // 150 // 130 // 110 // 90 // 70 // 50 // 30 // 10 // CALIBRATED MILLIMETERS"; the manufacturer's label reads, "Baumanometer // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // BLOOD PRESSURE STANDARD // THE WORLD OVER // U.S. PAT. NO. 1821902 // MADE IN U.S.A. // W.A. BAUM CO., INC. NEW YORK // WALL MODEL"; (f) the label on the box top reads, "Baumanometer // BLOOD PRESSURE STANDARD // THE WORLD OVER // WALL MODEL // W.A. BAUM CO. INC., NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-4
Condition Remarks
The wood shows wear -- scuff marks, but is complete; the metal parts show minor wear, but no staining or corrosion is visible; the glass is complete and undamaged; the rubber is complete and still flexible; a few small cracks are visible at the ends; the box shows several scuff marks and bends; the bottom shows minor staining; there are no missing sections, and the label is fully legible; #2: mercury; rubber.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #18; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by The J.F. Hartz Company Ltd., 1960, p. 216 (5-0400-B) (see attached photocopy); CD #3
Research Facts
Used to measure blood pressure
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Baumanometer; sphygmomanometer

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Dates
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Hudson Campbell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994001008
Description
Sphygmomanometer in pop-up metal case has original tubes and fabric cuff with velcro closure
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Accession Number
994001008
Collection
Dr. Hudson Campbell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Manometry
MM= Blood Pressure Determination -- sphygmomanometer
Description
Sphygmomanometer in pop-up metal case has original tubes and fabric cuff with velcro closure
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. Hudson Campbell; used for blood pressure measurement
Maker
W.A. Baum Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Dated from Miltex catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
fabric: dark green
Inscriptions
"Baumanometer // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF // STANDARD FOR ACCURACY // THE WORLD OVER // U.S. PATS.
NOS. 1594039 & 1821902 // MADE IN U.S.A. // W.A. BAUM CO. INC. - NEW YORK"; "Serial #A47401
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 34.5 cm. x Width: 10.8 cm. x Depth: 4.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
#2: Mercury; rubber.
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Miltex Catalogue p. 12; CD #6
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