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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997001862
Accession Number
997001862
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997002056
Accession Number
997002056
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
circa 1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1969.338.1 a-c
Description
"L"- shaped, nickel-plated instrument with a handle at 90° to the shaft containing an obturator; the handle attaches to an electrical cord and has cross-hatching for gripping.
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Accession Number
1969.338.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- proctoscope
Description
"L"- shaped, nickel-plated instrument with a handle at 90° to the shaft containing an obturator; the handle attaches to an electrical cord and has cross-hatching for gripping.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 14.5 cm
b - shaft - Size: Length 13.5 cm
c - obturator - Size: Diam. 2.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
circa 1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Logo: triangular shape composed of three triangles making the three points of the larger triangle, with a half-circle inside, and "SS" inside that; the S's each have a small circle at the midpoint; "PATENTS PENDING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Boehm rectal diagnostic and treatment set

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Dates
circa 1956
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997037002 a-k
Description
Sigmoidoscope, which consists of (a) a graduated sigmoidoscope tube that is made of hollow and cylindrical metal with a round, open tip and a round, threaded open end with a flared lip; there is a scale in increments of 5 cm, from 5 to 25 cm, stamped into the outside of the tube; an obturator (b) f…
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Accession Number
997037002 a-k
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
Sigmoidoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- rectal set
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- sigmoid -- sigmoidoscope set
Description
Sigmoidoscope, which consists of (a) a graduated sigmoidoscope tube that is made of hollow and cylindrical metal with a round, open tip and a round, threaded open end with a flared lip; there is a scale in increments of 5 cm, from 5 to 25 cm, stamped into the outside of the tube; an obturator (b) fits into this tube; the obturator is made of a solid, narrow cylindrical piece of metal with a large, heavy bullet-shaped tip at one end and a moveable circular finger-grip on the other, that is attached to a solid metal end-cover, permanently affixed by a knocker; the sigmoidoscope obturator fits inside the graduated tube, with the tip coming out of the tube's open tip and the end piece fitting up against the tube's other end; also included in the proctology set is (c) a proctoscope tube, which is a hollow metal tube with an open, bevelled tip and a round, threaded open end with a flared lip; the flared lip has a slightly larger diameter than the rest of the tube; an obturator (d) fits into this tube; the obturator is made of a solid, narrow cylindrical piece of metal with a large, heavy bullet-shaped tip at one end and a moveable, circular finger-grip which is attached to a solid, metal end cover, permanently affixed by a knocker; the proctoscope obturator fits inside its tube, with the tip coming out of the tube's open tip and the end cover fitting up against the tube's other end; also included in the proctology set is (e) an anoscope tube; this is a hollow metal tube with an open, bevelled tip and a round, open threaded end with a flared lip; this has a slightly larger diameter than the rest of the tube; an obturator (f) fits into this tube; the obturator is made of a solid, narrow, cylindrical piece of metal with a large, heavy bullet-shaped tip at one end and a moveable, circular finger-grip on the other which is attached to a solid, metal end cover, permanently affixed by a knocker; the anoscope obturator fits inside its tube, with the tip coming out of the tube's open tip and the end cover fitting up against the tube's other end; included in this proctology set is (g) a light attachment with a glass magnifying lens on one end and a round, hollow metal open end on the other; the end with the glass cover has a larger diameter and a hatched pattern in the metal on the outside edges; the other end of the light attachment is cylindrical metal with a hollowed opening; attached to the inner side of the wall is a dilating bulb that connects to a valve that protrudes from the outside of the light attachment at a 90 deg angle; also attached on the outside of the cylindrical metal piece is an air valve, which follows through to the inside of the hollow opening by way of a small air intake hole; this light attachment fits into (h) a handle; on one end of the handle is a smooth, solid, cylindrical piece of metal with a cut, circular opening in the centre that protrudes as a cylindrical tube with threading, designed for the fitting of the light attachment; a slightly buffed hand grip with two long and narrow grooves on each side tapers to a dull end; the dilating bulbs (i,j) have a threaded end which is attached to a smooth and solid cylindrical piece of small metal tubing; on the other end is a glass half-moon-shaped bulb; these dilating bulbs are spare pieces on the light attachment; all of the pieces fit into a purpose-built case (k); this case is rectangular in shape with a lid that is hinged at the back and has two metal clasps at the front; the inside of the case has built-in blue velvet-covered dividers that hold the instruments apart from each other; in this case two small holes are allotted for the setting of the spare dilating bulbs; affixed on the inside, upper left-hand corner of the lid is a metal Boehm trademark seal
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - sigmoidoscope tube - Size: Length 26.2 cm x Diam. 2.8cm
b - sigmoidoscope obturator - Size: Length 33.6 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
c - proctoscope tube - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
d - proctoscope obturator - Size: Length 18.4 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
e - anoscope tube - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
f - anoscope obturator - Size: Length 14.4 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
g - light attachment - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
h - handle - Size: Length 16.6 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
i - dilating bulb - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
j - dilating bulb - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
k - case - Size: Length 32.8 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 7.8 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Boehm Surgical Instrument Corp.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1956
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver; yellow
fabric: blue
wood: red
Inscriptions
(a) The scale on the outside of the graduated sigmoidoscope has the numbers "5", "10", "15", "20", "25" stamped on the outside; (b) the handle has the company trademark "Made By BOEHM Rochester N.Y." stamped on it and has fine cylindrical scratches on the inner side of the cylindrical tube; (k) the case has a gold-coloured metal label on the inside velvet which reads, "Made By BOEHM Rochester N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Condition Remarks
All metal parts show little wear and only a tiny amount of corrosion; the outside of the box shows slight wear on both finishing cloth and metal clasps; tiny stains seen on top cover of case; inside of graduated sigmoidoscope tube has fine and jagged scratches running from one end to the other
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing," by the V. Mueller and Co., c. 1956, p. 487 (similar to SU-320) (please see attached photocopy); CD #7
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Brinckerhoff rectal speculum

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Dates
circa 1934
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997001155 a-b
Description
Brinckerhoff rectal speculum, which consists of a two-piece metal instrument; the speculum (a) consists of a length of hollow, cylindrical tubing with a closed slightly-tapered tip and an open round end that has a rounded lip surrounding it; the top of the tube is open and has slots at the sides to…
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Accession Number
997001155 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal
Description
Brinckerhoff rectal speculum, which consists of a two-piece metal instrument; the speculum (a) consists of a length of hollow, cylindrical tubing with a closed slightly-tapered tip and an open round end that has a rounded lip surrounding it; the top of the tube is open and has slots at the sides to allow a slide (b) to be inserted; the bottom of the end of the speculum has an attached handle; the handle is made of a flat piece of metal with rounded sides and a rounded end; the handle curves downwards and away from the tip; the upper edge of the end of the handle has vertical gripping grooves stamped into the metal; the slide consists of a piece of metal with a slightly convex rectangular top piece that fits into the open area of the speculum to create a tube; there is a flat handle attached to the slide; the handle curves upwards and has a rounded end; the end of the handle has horizontal gripping grooves stamped into the top edge
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - rectal speculum - Size: Length 15.1 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 9.2 cm
b - slide - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
circa 1934
Date Remarks
Logo type used from 1934 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The inside edge of the end of the handle has the number "1" stamped into the metal; (b) the bottom of the slide's handle has the words, "SAUNDERS LIMITED // CHROME PLATED // 1" stamped into the metal as well as the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it; the inner side of the slide has the words "MADE IN GERMANY" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear, but the chrome is complete and unstained; no corrosion is visible; the two parts arrived taped together with masking tape, which was removed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #251; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," The J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 292 (item 380-142); "Surgical Instruments," by the Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 2187 (item B/-5335) (see attached photocopies); CD #5
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Brinckerhoff speculum

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Dates
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
993004133 a-b
Description
Brinckerhoff rectal speculum consists of (a) a hollow metal cone-shaped cylinder with rectangular opening along top terminating in a rounded tip; handle extends down from opening; (b) removable slide with upward curving handle fits into cylinder's rectangular opening
Accession Number
993004133 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal
Description
Brinckerhoff rectal speculum consists of (a) a hollow metal cone-shaped cylinder with rectangular
opening along top terminating in a rounded tip; handle extends down from opening; (b) removable
slide with upward curving handle fits into cylinder's rectangular opening
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 15.0 cm. x Width 3.0 cm. x Depth 8.5 cm.
b - sliding side - Size: Length 14.6 cm. x Width 1.4 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalogue order #40240-020
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched under handle of (b): "INGRAM & BELL // CHROME PLATED // MADE IN GERMNAY / 6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
"Sklar Products Surgical Instruments Catalog", 17th ed., 1967, pp. 292
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Brinkerhoff's rectal speculum

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Dates
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1973.5.18 a-b
Description
A rectal speculum (a) consisting of a handle with a ridged gripping surface attached to a hollow, concave blade with a reflective surface at 45° at the end; a separate sliding piece (b) has a handle at right angles that again bends 90° to make a flat, grooved, gripping surface.
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Accession Number
1973.5.18 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal
Description
A rectal speculum (a) consisting of a handle with a ridged gripping surface attached to a hollow, concave blade with a reflective surface at 45° at the end; a separate sliding piece (b) has a handle at right angles that again bends 90° to make a flat, grooved, gripping surface.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - speculum - Size: Length 12.0 cm
b - slide - Size: Length 17.75 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"INGRAM & BELL // CHROME PLATED // MADE IN GERMANY" on slide; "17" on each blade.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Condition Remarks
Interior is dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer Catalogue, 1915, p. 2187 (identical to item #B/-5335); Wester Bros. Catalogue, 1962, p. 76 (item #W82-201); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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child proctoscope and obturator

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Dates
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997034528 a-b
Description
A child-sized proctoscope with obturator consists of two parts: (a) a flat handle attached to an open funnel with a long, hollow tube to accept (b) a fine metal rod with a flat metal handle on one end and a solid metal bullet on the other end.
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Accession Number
997034528 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- proctoscope
Description
A child-sized proctoscope with obturator consists of two parts: (a) a flat handle attached to an open funnel with a long, hollow tube to accept (b) a fine metal rod with a flat metal handle on one end and a solid metal bullet on the other end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - obturator - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
b - proctoscope - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Mueller & Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Dr Kerr" engraved on handle of scope; "V Mueller & Co." stamped into metal of scope.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Condition Remarks
No corrosion or stains; coating on handle peeling off; also on tip of funnel.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing," V. Mueller & Co., 1956, p. 485 (item SU-260) (see attached photocopy); CD #9.
Research Facts
Used to examine the anus and rectum of a child.
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child's rectal speculum

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Dates
circa 1918
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
992070071
Description
Metal child's rectal speculum.
Accession Number
992070071
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal
Description
Metal child's rectal speculum.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R.R. MacGregor
Maker
Down Bros.
Dates
circa 1918
Date Remarks
Dr. R.R. MacGregor Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on handle: "DOWN BROS. LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.0 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm. x Depth: 4.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
shows some wear
Research Facts
This is used with obturator 992.070.069
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Cook's rectal speculum

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1962.1.2
Description
Trivalve hand-forged steel rectal speculum with ratchet device.
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Accession Number
1962.1.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Physical Examination
Description
Trivalve hand-forged steel rectal speculum with ratchet device.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. H.A.S. Vokes.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"THE J.F. HARTZ CO."; "3" on each piece; a logo of an"S" with a crown above it; "B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm
Condition Remarks
A screw missing; some wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See Betz, 1915, p. 233 (similar to item #3N4555); CD #UHN
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curved rectal injection needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997001387
Description
Curved rectal injection needle, which consists of a length of hollow cylindrical metal tubing that bends at a 90° curve near the tip and has a short needle set into the tip; the needle is also hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip; the other end of the injection needle flares o…
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Accession Number
997001387
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Rectal -- instrumentation
Needles
Description
Curved rectal injection needle, which consists of a length of hollow cylindrical metal tubing that bends at a 90° curve near the tip and has a short needle set into the tip; the needle is also hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip; the other end of the injection needle flares out to a hollow cylindrical end piece; the front and back sides of this piece are flattened; the end is round and open; there is a heavy nylon thread threaded through the needle, with short sections coming out of both the end and the tip of the needle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Becton - Dickinson & Co.
Material
metal: silver
nylon: purple
Inscriptions
One of the flat sides of the end piece has, "B-D" stamped into the metal; the other side has, "GOLD" stamped into the metal; the round section of the end piece has, "LUER-LOK // PAT. 1793068" stamped into the metal of the outer edges.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.6 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals" by The Geo. P. Pilling & Son Company, 1932, p. 271 (very similar to item #P18615) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.383-.386, .388; CD #5
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disposable proctoscope

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Dates
circa 1964
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
995005103
Description
A plastic, hollow, cylindrical proctoscope with a convex, tapered tip, a wide, flared flange, and a large obturator that fits inside the hollow cylinder; obturator flares for better grip; item is encased in plastic, with one perforated end for easy opening.
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Accession Number
995005103
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- proctoscope
Description
A plastic, hollow, cylindrical proctoscope with a convex, tapered tip, a wide, flared flange, and a large obturator that fits inside the hollow cylinder; obturator flares for better grip; item is encased in plastic, with one perforated end for easy opening.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on proctoscope handle: "PROCTOSEDYL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Item in original sealed packaging
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalog (C30)," Div. of AHSC (Canada), 1964 (similar to item #31573-010) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
Identical to 995.005.104 and .105; the mark "Proctosedyl" appears to be advertisement for the topical anal ointment of the same name.
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disposable proctoscope

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Dates
circa 1964
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
995005104
Description
A plastic, hollow, cylindrical proctoscope with a convex, tapered tip, a wide, flared flange, and a large obturator that fits inside the hollow cylinder; obturator flares for better grip; item is encased in plastic, with one perforated end for easy opening.
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Accession Number
995005104
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- proctoscope
Description
A plastic, hollow, cylindrical proctoscope with a convex, tapered tip, a wide, flared flange, and a large obturator that fits inside the hollow cylinder; obturator flares for better grip; item is encased in plastic, with one perforated end for easy opening.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on proctoscope handle: "PROCTOSEDYL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Item in original sealed packaging
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalog (C30)," Div. of AHSC (Canada), 1964 (similar to item #31573-010) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
Identical to 995.005.103 and .105; the mark "Proctosedyl" appears to be advertisement for the topical anal ointment of the same name.
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disposable proctoscope

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Dates
circa 1964
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
995005105
Description
A plastic, hollow, cylindrical proctoscope with a convex, tapered tip, a wide, flared flange, and a large obturator that fits inside the hollow cylinder; obturator flares for better grip; item is encased in plastic, with one perforated end for easy opening.
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Accession Number
995005105
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- proctoscope
Description
A plastic, hollow, cylindrical proctoscope with a convex, tapered tip, a wide, flared flange, and a large obturator that fits inside the hollow cylinder; obturator flares for better grip; item is encased in plastic, with one perforated end for easy opening.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on proctoscope handle: "PROCTOSEDYL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Item in original sealed packaging
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalog (C30)," Div. of AHSC (Canada), 1964 (similar to item #31573-010) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
Identical to 995.005.103 and .104; the mark "Proctosedyl" appears to be advertisement for the topical anal ointment of the same name.
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Fountain syringe enema attachment

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1978.7.10
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Accession Number
1978.7.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Hayes colon resection clamp

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Dates
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997034369
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a snap-catch ratchet; angles upward and then down to 70° angled serrated jaws.
Accession Number
997034369
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp -- intestinal
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a snap-catch ratchet; angles upward and then down to 70° angled serrated jaws.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Downs
Site Made (City)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 on.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Dimension Notes
Length 26.5 cm x Width 11.5 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. D-10 (similar to item DG-050-01-S) (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
This instrument is used for clamping the colon during surgery without crushing the colon.
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hemorrhoid grasping forceps

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Dates
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997034541
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips; handle angled at 45° and then straight; the two arms are straight with space between them and then they come together at the distal end, curving inwards with six interlocking teeth.
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Accession Number
997034541
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Hemorrhoids
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hemorrhoid
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips; handle angled at 45° and then straight; the two arms are straight with space between them and then they come together at the distal end, curving inwards with six interlocking teeth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1975-1985
Date Remarks
Suppliers' catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal: "STAINLESS USA // CODMAN 81"; engraved in the metal: "OR Gen // Ap. 78"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 21.6 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. D6 (similar to item DD-030-01-J) (see attached photocopy); CD #9.
Research Facts
Forceps used to grasp hemorrhoids when applying ligature.
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hemorrhoid grasping forceps

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Dates
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997034543
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips; handle angled at 45° and then straight; the two arms are straight with space between them and then they curve down at the distal end; flat on the inner side; the tips turn inward, with four-on-four i…
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Accession Number
997034543
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Hemorrhoids
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hemorrhoid
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips; handle angled at 45° and then straight; the two arms are straight with space between them and then they curve down at the distal end; flat on the inner side; the tips turn inward, with four-on-four interlocking teeth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Dates
circa 1975-1985
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal: "Ford Dixon // STAINLESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 18.8 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. D6 (similar to item DD-030-01-J) (see attached photocopy); CD #9.
Research Facts
Forceps used to grasp hemorrhoids when applying ligature.
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Henry Lee's hemorrhoid clamp

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Dates
circa 1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1934.16.30
Description
Scissors-like instrument made entirely of metal; one side is blunt, the other has a double row of teeth; bent at an angle.
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Accession Number
1934.16.30
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Hemorrhoids
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Description
Scissors-like instrument made entirely of metal; one side is blunt, the other has a double row of teeth; bent at an angle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously loaned to AM by U of T, a permanent loan; donated by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Dates
circa 1880
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar instrument shown in Mayer & Meltzer's surgical catalogue #376 p. 120; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Accession sheet gives "umbilical cord escraseur (?)" as a possible object name
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Hirschman anoscope

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997001154 a-b
Description
Hirschman anoscope, which consists of a two-piece metal instrument; the anoscope (a) consists of a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing attached to a handle; the tube is open at both ends; the tip is bevelled and the end is round with a surrounding round lip; the handle is flat with rounded ed…
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Accession Number
997001154 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- proctoscope
Description
Hirschman anoscope, which consists of a two-piece metal instrument; the anoscope (a) consists of a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing attached to a handle; the tube is open at both ends; the tip is bevelled and the end is round with a surrounding round lip; the handle is flat with rounded edges and end; the centre of the handle has a round cut-out area and the bottom has a teardrop-shaped cut-out area; the handle narrows between these two areas; an obturator (b) fits into the cylindrical tubing of the anoscope; the obturator consists of a solid cylindrical metal bar with a solid cylindrical tip end that is larger in diameter and somewhat bevelled at the rounded tip; the other end of the bar has a spool-shaped cylindrical handle piece that is made of solid metal
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anascope - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 14.8 cm
b - obturator - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Sklar Mfg. Co. Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The outer side of the handle has the words, "CHROME U.S.A. // SKLAR // LARGE" stamped into the metal while the inside has the letters "CB"; (b) the edge of the obturator has the letters "CR" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear, but the chrome is complete and unstained; no corrosion or staining is visible; the two parts arrived taped together with masking tape, which was removed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #250; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," The J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 293 (item 380-191) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
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