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bristle probang

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Dates
1901
circa 1901
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.415.1
Description
Flexible metal spiral rod with a ring at one end, which, when pulled, will expand the horsehair apparatus at the other end, which is metal-tipped.
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Accession Number
1969.415.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cotton/Sponge, Carrier -- probang
Description
Flexible metal spiral rod with a ring at one end, which, when pulled, will expand the horsehair apparatus at the other end, which is metal-tipped.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1901
circa 1901
Date Remarks
Patent date given on instrument as Aug. 20, 1901.
Material
metal: silver
horsehair: light brown
Inscriptions
"PATENTED"; "AUG. 20 1901"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 39.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Betz catalogue, p. 199 (identical to item #3N3873); CD #UHN
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bristle probang

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1972.15.11
Description
Long, flexible slender coil rod tipped with expandable horsehair tuft and blunt steel tip; other end has ring for gripping.
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Accession Number
1972.15.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cotton/Sponge, Carrier -- probang
Description
Long, flexible slender coil rod tipped with expandable horsehair tuft and blunt steel tip; other end has ring for gripping.
Number Of Parts
1
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.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal: silver
horsehair: brown
Inscriptions
"Patented Aug. 20, 1901"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 38.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Rod bent; tuft will not contract.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," 20th ed., by Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3265; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used to remove obstructions from or to treat diseases of the esophagus or larynx.
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bristle probang

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.1.2
Description
A long, flexible, spiral metal shaft ends in bristles at one end and a loop at the other.
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Accession Number
1975.1.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cotton/Sponge, Carrier -- probang
Description
A long, flexible, spiral metal shaft ends in bristles at one end and a loop at the other.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. F. Hawthorne Steele of Toronto; from the estate of Dr. T. Alexander Davies (1878-1962).
Material
metal: silver
bristles: tan
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 38.3 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
About 1/4 of the bristles are broken or missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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bristle probang

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1984.19.2
Description
A sponge-tipped, flexible rod with expanding bristles and an ivory tip at the pushing end.
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Accession Number
1984.19.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cotton/Sponge, Carrier -- probang
Description
A sponge-tipped, flexible rod with expanding bristles and an ivory tip at the pushing end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.H. Wesley.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
sponge: beige
bristle: beige
ivory: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 37.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Rod has lost its flexibility.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used to locate and test strictures in the esophagus and for displacing foreign bodies down to the stomach; replaced by x-ray diagnosis and peroral endoscopy; part of a group of instruments belonging to the donor's great-grandfather, Dr. W.W. Ogden (1837-1917) and grandfather, Dr. S.M. Hay (?-1943).
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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1976.6.52
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Accession Number
1976.6.52
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cotton/Sponge, Carrier -- probang
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-E3-9
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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Probang and coin catcher

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.1.9
Description
An S-shaped wire with a sponge at one end and a hook at the other.
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Accession Number
1975.1.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cotton/Sponge, Carrier -- probang
Description
An S-shaped wire with a sponge at one end and a hook at the other.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. F. Hawthorne Steele of Toronto; from the estate of Dr. T. Alexander Davies (1878-1962).
Material
metal: grey
sponge: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 61.0 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Sponge is deteriorating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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screw-jointed probang and coin catcher

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.111.1 a-b
Description
A long, thin, double-ended instrument that can be taken apart by unscrewing the brass joint; coin catcher is made of copper and fitted to a plastic (?) rod; sponge tip probang is made of a wooden rod with a sponge ball at the tip.
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Accession Number
1969.111.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cotton/Sponge, Carrier -- probang
Description
A long, thin, double-ended instrument that can be taken apart by unscrewing the brass joint; coin catcher is made of copper and fitted to a plastic (?) rod; sponge tip probang is made of a wooden rod with a sponge ball at the tip.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - coin catcher
b - probang
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal
plastic
wood
sponge
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Condition Remarks
Plastic rod is nearly broken in the middle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-scheerer catalogue, p. 3265 (similar, but with a hinged joint); CD #UHN
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1934.16.34
Description
Long, thin, flexible wooden rod with cotton ball at tip.
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Accession Number
1934.16.34
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cotton/Sponge, Carrier -- probang
Description
Long, thin, flexible wooden rod with cotton ball at tip.
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
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 34.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Accession sheet gives "esophageal sponge" as object name
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