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anterior laryngoscope

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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997034599 a-c
Description
Anterior laryngoscope consists of the scope (a) with light carriers (b,c); (a) is a rectangular, heavy-handled instrument with hand grips on top and front bar; thumb rest at top angles; at base of handle at a 90-degree angle is a hollow, tube-like scope housing two fibre-optic light carriers (b,c) …
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Accession Number
997034599 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Laryngoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- laryngoscope
Description
Anterior laryngoscope consists of the scope (a) with light carriers (b,c); (a) is a rectangular, heavy-handled instrument with hand grips on top and front bar; thumb rest at top angles; at base of handle at a 90-degree angle is a hollow, tube-like scope housing two fibre-optic light carriers (b,c) extending to the distal end, which is open; edges are smooth; base is flat and smooth.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - scope - Size: Length 19.4 cm x Width 13.5 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
b - light carrier - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
c - light carrier - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Pilling
Site Made (City)
Research Triangle Park
Site Made (State)
North Carolina
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Pilling USA 52-2200" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-8
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
Used for diagnostic purposes by thoracic surgeons.
Images
Less detail