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nurse's surgery belt

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Operating Room Nurse Collection
Category
Nursing
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Nursing
General Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
003027002
Description
White cotton nurse's uniform belt with hemmed edges and "O R" embroidered in red at one end.
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Accession Number
003027002
Collection
Operating Room Nurse Collection
Category
Nursing
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Nursing
General Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
White cotton nurse's uniform belt with hemmed edges and "O R" embroidered in red at one end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in collection; possibly came from a donor in Cornwall (Cornwall was written on the Canada Post stamp on the envelope the material came in).
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
It was used in the early 1940s.
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
"O R" embroidered on the belt
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 6
Dimension Notes
Length 85.5 cm x Width 5.7 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Almost like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
Used by an operating room nurse in the early 1940s.
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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Treatment, General
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1976.6.7
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Accession Number
1976.6.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Treatment, General
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Surgery
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C2-2
Condition Remarks
#2: the leather is old and weak.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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carbolic steam sprayer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5331
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1934.12.3 a-c
Description
Carbolic spray machine, consisting of (a) a kettle; (b) main part of instrument; and (c) a wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1934.12.3 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Phenol
Antisepsis
Surgery
Description
Carbolic spray machine, consisting of (a) a kettle; (b) main part of instrument; and (c) a wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - kettle - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 14.0 cm
b - spray - Size: Length 40.6 cm x Diam. 22.5 cm
c - handle - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Mrs. F.N.G. Starr.
Maker
Mayer & Meltzer
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Material
metal: yellow
wood: brown
Inscriptions
"LISTER SPRAY // PRESENTED TO // ACADEMY OF MEDICINE TORONTO // By Dr. F.N.G. STARR C.B.E // 1934"; "TO THE // UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL // MAYER & MELTZER // [logo] // MAKERS LONDON // TO THE HOSPITAL DISEASES // OF THE THROAT" in the centre of a copper plaque; on the left side, the printing at right angles, is "TO THE // HOSPITAL // FOR WOMEN"; on the right side, the printing at right angles, is "TO THE // MIDDLESEX // HOSPITAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-1
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
Handle somewhat loose
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003.
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dressing forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4364
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034081
Description
Tweezer-like instrument with two flat pieces joined at a rounded end and tapering to a point; inner sides of blades are flat with horizontal gripping grooves at tip; the outer sides of blades have horizontal gripping grooves at the centre; blades taper to fine, rounded tips; one blade has a small h…
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Accession Number
997034081
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Wound Healing
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- dressing
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Treatment, General
General Surgery
Description
Tweezer-like instrument with two flat pieces joined at a rounded end and tapering to a point; inner sides of blades are flat with horizontal gripping grooves at tip; the outer sides of blades have horizontal gripping grooves at the centre; blades taper to fine, rounded tips; one blade has a small hole through the centre; the other blade has a cylindrical pivot that passes through the hole on the other blade and acts as a support.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1920-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"C S R" engraved on both sides of instrument; "GERMANY - SKLAR - STAINLESS" stamped into metal on outer side of blades.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.1 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows no staining or corrosion; one tip is slightly bent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 211 (item # 320-100)
Research Facts
Used for changing dressings and removing sutures after eye surgery.
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antistatic footwear cover

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7641
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.10 a-b
Description
Covers for shoes made of rubber; heel is open.
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Accession Number
1979.28.10 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
Covers for shoes made of rubber; heel is open.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - b - shoe cover - Size: Length 24.5 cm x Width 9.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Scovill Mfg. Co.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
rubber: black; brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-8
Condition Remarks
#2: Black rubber: no tears, still pliable; white powder in crevices of seams
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were worn when explosive anaesthetic agents were used; in use from around 1945-1970.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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antistatic heel covers

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.11 a-b
Description
Rubber shoe covers consisting of a portion that hugs the heel and a long sole piece.
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Accession Number
1979.28.11 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
Rubber shoe covers consisting of a portion that hugs the heel and a long sole piece.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - heel cover - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm
b - heel cover - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Davol Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on heel portion: "P. Davol Rubber Co. // Conductive 10614"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-8
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were worn when explosive anaesthetic agents were used; in use from around 1945-1970.
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antistatic sole cover

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7643
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.12 a-b
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
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Accession Number
1979.28.12 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Contax Co.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Contax Patent Applied For"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoe of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were used for grounding to prevent the accumulation of static electricity in the presence of anaesthetic agents; in use from around 1945-1970.
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antistatic sole cover

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
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Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Contax Co.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Contax Patent Applied For"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were used for grounding to prevent the accumulation of static electricity in the presence of anaesthetic agents; in use from around 1945-1970.
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antistatic footwear cover

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7646
Dates
1940
1960
1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.4
Description
A canvas-and-rubber overshoe with a tie at the front.
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Accession Number
1979.28.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
A canvas-and-rubber overshoe with a tie at the front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Dates
1940
1960
1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
fabric: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet L
Dimension Notes
Length 34.0 cm x Width 11.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoe of anaesthetist.
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antistatic footwear cover

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7647
Dates
1940
1960
1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.28.5
Description
A canvas-and-rubber shoe cover with elastic at ankle and tie straps.
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Accession Number
1979.28.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Anaesthesia
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Surgery
Description
A canvas-and-rubber shoe cover with elastic at ankle and tie straps.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Dates
1940
1960
1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
fabric: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet L
Dimension Notes
Length 33.4 cm x Width 11.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist
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