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Akron foley catheter

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1983.4.3
Description
A length of amber tubing with a plastic plug at one end; left in the original sealed package to protect rubber from deteriorating due to exposure to air.
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Accession Number
1983.4.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Urinary catheterization
Description
A length of amber tubing with a plastic plug at one end; left in the original sealed package to protect rubber from deteriorating due to exposure to air.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. J.D. Tanner.
Maker
Akron Catheter Inc.
Site Made (City)
Akron
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
rubber: amber
glass: clear
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Found by Mr. Tanner wrapped in brown paper on a Toronto street.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1963
1973
circa 1963-1973
Collection
Dr. Martin T. Jeremias Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
004015001
Description
Sealed rectangular plastic and paper sterile package containing an orange and red rubber foley 30cc #20 catheter within an original manufacturer's yellow paper sleeve.
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Accession Number
004015001
Collection
Dr. Martin T. Jeremias Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Urinary catheterization
Description
Sealed rectangular plastic and paper sterile package containing an orange and red rubber foley 30cc #20 catheter within an original manufacturer's yellow paper sleeve.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dr. Martin T. Jeremias to the University of Alberta and its Library; then donated to the museum via Dr. Merrill Distad
Maker
Akron Catheter Inc.
Site Made (City)
Akron
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1963
1973
circa 1963-1973
Date Remarks
Date based on patent number
Material
plastic: clear
paper: cream, yellow, blue
ink: black
rubber: orange, red
Inscriptions
Printed on the paper sleeve: “STERILE // AKRON FOLEY CATHETER // Sterility Not Guaranteed If Package Is Damaged Or Broken // Akron Catheter, Inc. // AKRON, OHIO, U.S.A 44313 // 20 Fr – 30cc // CAT. No. 8500 NV-S // CONTINUOUS IRRIGATION // CODE No. 3-C // LOT NO. 81-C”; printed on catheter: “Akron Foley // 30CC 20”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-6
Dimension Notes
Length 50.8 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Packaging creased; slight water staining on bottom of package
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Foley catheter." Wikipedia. 2011. Wikipedia. 06 June 2011
Research Facts
As of Sept. 21, 1999, appraisal value for entire 700+ item collection, not all pieces kept, is $49,206.00; Akron Ohio was considered the rubber capital of the USA during the 1940s – 1970s and was home to many rubber manufacturing plants; foley catheters have two lumen, one lumen is open at both ends, and allows urine to drain out into a collection bag, the other lumen has a valve on the outside end and connects to a balloon at the tip; the balloon is inflated with sterile saline when it lies inside the bladder, in order to stop it from slipping out.
Images
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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013041 a-b
Description
An infusion pump contained in an olive green metal box mounted on four grey rubber feet; box is rectangular and has vents on each of the short sides; front side of box has pale metal label bolted on which displays a number grid; top of box has a white plastic toggle with red light window in its mid…
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Accession Number
996013041 a-b
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Infusion Pumps
Transducers, Pressure
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
An infusion pump contained in an olive green metal box mounted on four grey rubber feet; box is
rectangular and has vents on each of the short sides; front side of box has pale metal label bolted
on which displays a number grid; top of box has a white plastic toggle with red light window in
its middle located on left edge; two more pale grey labels bolted on top, both at the front -- one
with product information, the other with a single row of numbers; black circular handle screws on
to a raised mount at left side; mount has wide flat metal "plank" which runs perpendicular to the
long side; the mount can be moved along a track in the centre of the box; two circular-shaped
clips are mounted at the other end of the track on a white metal surface; grey rubberized conducting
cord with black plug is attached to the rear
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - infusion pump - Size: Length 37.5 cm. x Width 17.3 cm. x Depth 10.0 cm.
b - knob - Size: x Depth 2.2 cm. x Diameter3.5 cm.
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
Harvard Apparatus Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Millis
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Used in the Bladder Function Clinic, 1965-1996
Material
rubber: grey; black
metal : silver; green
plastic: black; white
Inscriptions
On right front side: "NOMINAL FLOW - ML./MIN. PER SYRINGE -- 100 R.P.M. MOTOR // [a grid with numbers]
// OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS // TO POSITION CARRIAGE, LIFT BLACK KNOB AND SLIDE CARRIAGE. // TO
SHIFT SPEEDS, LIFT NICKLED BAR TOWARDS CARRIAGE AND SLIDE LEFT OR RIGHT TO SELECTED POSITION, THEN
DROP BACK INTO NOTCH"; on top: "COMPACT // INFUSION PUMP // MODEL NO. 975 // HARVARD APPARATUS CO.,
INC. // MILLIS, MASS."; single grid of numbers to right of top label; top, right side: "50 C.C.";
left side on red tag: "A842"; reverse side: "110-120 V.A.C. // 60 Hz " "THIS NUMBER IS REQUIRED //
ON ALL INQUIRIES CONCERNING THIS UNIT // SERIAL NUMBER // 18844"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-L2-6
Condition Remarks
Inside of machine covered with heavy deposit of dust and grime; two chips on top surface 6 cm and 12 cm from front edge and 14 cm from right edge (from movement of syringes); chipped areas have rusted, so has the front edge of the box, and dark areas on syringe clips where white metal has pulled away from base metal underneath; more rust spots visible along front edge of white metal base that holds syringe clips; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; CD #2
Research Facts
Two 50 cc syringes fit into clips on top of pump; the fluid in the syringe was pumped out by the
movement of the mount there by filling the bladder at a regulated rate of flow; pump could shift
speeds
Images
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