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laryngoscope blade

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Dates
1997
circa 1997
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997023011
Description
Curved laryngoscope blade, which consists of a flattened gently curved piece of metal with a rounded tip; the base of the blade has a solid square piece of metal with a notch at the top which allows the attachment of the blade to a laryngoscope handle; at the right side, leading from the base, is a…
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Accession Number
997023011
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Laryngoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- laryngeal
MM= Endoscopy -- accessories
Description
Curved laryngoscope blade, which consists of a flattened gently curved piece of metal with a rounded
tip; the base of the blade has a solid square piece of metal with a notch at the top which allows
the attachment of the blade to a laryngoscope handle; at the right side, leading from the
base, is a metal tube which ends with a small glass and metal light bulb 1/3 of the way from the
end of the blade; thie light bulb is cylindrical in shape with vertical lines on the edges and a
rounded glass end; it can be removed and changed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Penton
Site Made (Country)
United Kingdom
Dates
1997
circa 1997
Date Remarks
Blade was in current use prior to donation to the Museum, Oct. 23, 1997
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The words, "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-8
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.6 cm. x Width: 4.5 cm. x Depth: 4.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
The metal shows very little wear and no corrosion; the glass in the light bulb is complete; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; "Textbook of Advanced Cardiac Life Support", 2nd edition, by The American Heart
Association, 1987, p. 32 (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13 1997-Nov. 2, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
Images
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laryngoscope blade

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997023019
Description
Straight laryngoscope blade, which consists of a flat piece of metal bent into a semi-circular shape that is open on one side; the base of the blade has a solid square piece of metal with a notch at the top which allows the attachment of the blade to a laryngoscope handle; at the right side, leadin…
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Accession Number
997023019
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Laryngoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- laryngeal
MM= Endoscopy -- accessories
Description
Straight laryngoscope blade, which consists of a flat piece of metal bent into a semi-circular
shape that is open on one side; the base of the blade has a solid square piece of metal with a
notch at the top which allows the attachment of the blade to a laryngoscope handle; at the right
side, leading from the base, is a metal tube which ends at the tip of the blade with a small glass
and metal light bulb; the light bulb is cylindrical in shape with vertical lines on the edges and a
rounded glass end; it can be removed and changed; the tip of the laryngoscope blade is rounded
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Foregger
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The word, "FOREGGER" is stamped into one side of the base and "GUEDEL // 2" into the other side;
the bottom of the base is stamped, "PATENT PENDING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-8
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.5 cm. x Width: 2.1 cm. x Depth: 3.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear marks but the blade is complete and shows no corrosion; the light bulb is
also complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; CD #2
Images
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laryngoscope blade

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2022
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997023020
Description
Straight laryngoscope blade, which consists of a flat piece of metal bent into a semi-circular shape that is open on one side; the base of the blade has a solid rectangular piece of metal with a notch at the top which allows the attachment of the blade to a laryngoscope handle; at the right side, l…
Accession Number
997023020
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Laryngoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- laryngeal
MM= Endoscopy -- accessories
Description
Straight laryngoscope blade, which consists of a flat piece of metal bent into a semi-circular
shape that is open on one side; the base of the blade has a solid rectangular piece of metal with a
notch at the top which allows the attachment of the blade to a laryngoscope handle; at the right
side, leading from the base, is a metal tube which ends near the tip of the blade with a small glass
and metal light bulb; the light bulb is cylindrical in shape with smooth edges and a rounded glass
end; it can be removed and changed; the tip of the laryngoscope is flat with rounded corners
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston GeneralHospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Wis-Foregger
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The word, "FOREGGER" is stamped into one side of the base and "WIS-FOREGGER // 3 into the other
side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.3 cm. x Width: 2.1 cm. x Depth: 3.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear marks but the blade is complete and shows no corrosion; the light bulb is
also complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
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