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Parker's male and female catheter

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1972.15.23 a-b
Description
Silver-coated urinary catheter consisting of two hollow rods, one curved with two holes in the sealed end (a), and one straight (b) that has two rings for gripping; part (a) screws into part (b).
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Accession Number
1972.15.23 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- male/female
Description
Silver-coated urinary catheter consisting of two hollow rods, one curved with two holes in the sealed end (a), and one straight (b) that has two rings for gripping; part (a) screws into part (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - curved piece - Size: Length 15.9 cm
b - straight piece - Size: Length 12.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"340" on both pieces.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Condition Remarks
Silver coating wearing off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," 20th edition, Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 4061 (Fig. D/3124-30); CD #UHN
Images
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