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Caulk's prostatic cautery punch

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1957.3.1 a-k
Description
Prostatic cautery punch, consisting of (a) needle in a long, angular handle that can hold a syringe; (b) straight sheath with a slight curve near a tapered, blunt tip; (c) punch tube, sharp, hollow at tip, small handle at 90° to tube, short cord, and has a heated cutting edge; (d) obturator; (e) as…
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Accession Number
1957.3.1 a-k
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Cautery
Description
Prostatic cautery punch, consisting of (a) needle in a long, angular handle that can hold a syringe; (b) straight sheath with a slight curve near a tapered, blunt tip; (c) punch tube, sharp, hollow at tip, small handle at 90° to tube, short cord, and has a heated cutting edge; (d) obturator; (e) aspirating bulb and nozzle; (f) stylet (?), a long, straight wire with a loop at one end and threaded at the other; (g) a brown, cloth-covered cord; one end has two contacts for a battery, and the other end fits to (i); (h) stylet (?), a long, straight wire with a loop at one end and threaded at the other; (i) light bulb and swinging lens, fits to cord (g) and light holder on (b); (j) black rubber (?) cord; (k) brown wooden case, crude and lightweight; a few pieces of wood are nailed into the bottom as compartments.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - needle - Size: Length 26.0 cm
b - sheath - Size: Length 25.5 cm
c - punch tube - Size: Length 22.5 cm
d - obturator - Size: Length 22.75 cm
e - bulb and nozzle - Size: Length 28.0 cm
f - stylet - Size: Length 26.5 cm
g - cord - Size: Length 193.0 cm
h - stylet - Size: Length 26.5 cm
i - light bulb
j - cord
k - case - Size: Length 36.5 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 5.75 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. W.P. Hogarth of Fort William, Ont.
Maker
Wm. A. Phillips, Medical and Dental Electrical Specialties
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
rubber (?): black; reddish brown
glass
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-8
Condition Remarks
Note that (a-j) do not fit well in case; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Urology," Vol. VII No. 4, April 1976, p. 417, fig. 6; CD #UHN
Research Facts
This is a modification of Young's punch; prostatic cautery punch for operation on high frequency electrical current.
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lithotomy dilator

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1940.4.1
Description
Solid steel bullet-shaped dilator, bent.
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Accession Number
1940.4.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Calculi
MM= Dilatation -- dilator
Description
Solid steel bullet-shaped dilator, bent.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Newton Albert Powell (d. 1935)
Maker
Young
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 30.3 cm x Width 2.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Powell died in 1935; this material might have been a bequest
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set of catheters

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Dates
1872
circa 1872
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1930.2.1 a-n
Description
Set of silver catheters (a-l) in graduated sizes with probes in a leather case (m,n) shaped like a catheter and lined with blue velvet.
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Accession Number
1930.2.1 a-n
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
Set of silver catheters (a-l) in graduated sizes with probes in a leather case (m,n) shaped like a catheter and lined with blue velvet.
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 30.5 cm
b - catheter - Size: Length 28.0 cm
c - catheter - Size: Length 25.4 cm
d - catheter - Size: Length 20.3 cm
e - catheter - Size: Length 17.8 cm
f - catheter - Size: Length 15.2 cm
g - catheter - Size: Length 12.7 cm
h - catheter - Size: Length 10.2 cm
i - catheter - Size: Length 7.6 cm
j - catheter - Size: Length 5.1 cm
k - catheter - Size: Length 2.5 cm
l - catheter
m - case top - Size: Length 34.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
n - case bottom - Size: Length 34.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Frederick LeMaitre Grassett; owned by Dr. F. LeM. Grasett.
Maker
Young
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1872
circa 1872
Date Remarks
Owner won the catheter set as a prize in 1872, according to plaque on cover of case.
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Plaque on case reads, "University of Edinburgh Prize in Clinical Surgery awarded to Frederick LeM Grassett, 28th March - 1872"; on bottom of case: "YOUNG, EDINBURGH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Tarnished; #2: metal is tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Bequeathed by Dr. F. LeM. Grasett: "I wish the case of silver catheters in my cupboard, in my Library, gained by me as a first prize in Clinical Surgery in my third year against all the fourth year men--it was the first examination held by Lister after his coming to Edinburgh in 1872 . . . to be given to the Academy of Medicine . . ."
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set of catheters

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1979.13.1
Description
A set of 13 urinary catheters of different sizes in a wooden case; metal strips hold the catheters in the case.
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Accession Number
1979.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A set of 13 urinary catheters of different sizes in a wooden case; metal strips hold the catheters in the case.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.B. Sprague.
Maker
Medical Supply Association
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Dirty, sticky, discoloured.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Sheftel urine sugar test kit

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Home Health Care
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Diagnosis
Urology
Accession Number
1973.2.6
Description
Sheftel urine sugar test kit consists of clear glass test tube, graduated at 1.5 cc; clear glass pipette with black rubber tip graduated at 0.25 cc and 0.13 cc; clear glass cylinder vial of (b) holds fifty (x50) blue tablets of copper sulfate compound (reagent) No. 1587 with black plastic screw cap…
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Accession Number
1973.2.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Home Health Care
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Diagnosis
Urology
MeSH Heading
Diabetes Mellitus
Diagnosis -- instrumentation
Description
Sheftel urine sugar test kit consists of clear glass test tube, graduated at 1.5 cc; clear glass pipette with black rubber tip graduated at 0.25 cc and 0.13 cc; clear glass cylinder vial of (b) holds fifty (x50) blue tablets of copper sulfate compound (reagent) No. 1587 with black plastic screw cap; clear glass cylinder vial (f) holds thirty (x30) white tablets of methenamine No. 1588 for timed burning with red plastic screw cap; clear glass rod with spoon end mounted with red rubber test tube cleaner at opposite end; khaki coloured paper sleeve holds paper colour chart with four green colour bars on both sides, one side is for chart for one tablet and the other is for two tablets; black plastic hinged case has textured top and bottom with sides cut at an angle and small silver metal push button used to open case; inside case mounted on top section a silver metal bar with custom metal grips to hold vials and other items; centre metal part includes a metal bar hanging down with open cirlce to hold test tube and bottom with a solid concave metal pan with scorch marks from previous buring of the reagents; embossed on the other lid section is the name of the product and manufacturers name; this plain section stores the instruction booklet and colour chart; instruction booklet provides photographs of each step and tips on testing the urine for sugar, how to read the colour chart and how to clean the test tube.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - case
b - copper sulphate tablets
c - pipette
d - glass vial
e - glass spoon
f - methenamine reagent tablets
g - colour chart in sleeve
h - instruction booklet
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Winston S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
Eli Lilly and Company
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Inscriptions
Embossed on case: "Lilly"; embossed inside case bottom: "URINE SUGAR TEST CASE // SHEFTEL // ELI LILLY AND COMPANY // INDIANA, U.S.A"; printed on booklet cover: "DIRECTIONS FOR USING // URINE SUGAR TEST CASE, // SHEFTEL // BASED ON A METHOD DEVISED BY A. G. SHEFTEL, M.D. // Prepared only by // ELI LILLY AND COMPANY INDIANAPOLIS 6, INDIANA, U.S.A."; on vial b: "60 REAGENT TABLETS No.1587 // COPPER SULPHATE COMPOUND // (For Urine Sugar Test, Sheftel); on vial f: "40 REAGENT TABLETS No.1588 // METHENAMINE // FOR TIMED BURING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Temporary Location
On exhibit at L-2016-9 Ontario Science Centre 3 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2018.
Length
a - 12.1 cm
b - 9.9 cm
c - 9.6 cm
d - 9.6 cm
e - 10.5 cm
f - 7.5 cm
g -10.9 cm
h - 10.3 cm
Width
a - 10.8 cm
c - 1.0 cm
e - 1.5 cm
g - 2.6 cm
h - 6.4 cm
Depth
a - 3.5 cm
h - 0.2 cm
Diameter
b - 2.5 cm
c - 0.7 cm
d - 1.5 cm
e - 0.7 cm
f - 1.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
g - colour chart in sleeve; chart is 10.0 cm x 2.2 cm h - instruction booklet closed
Condition Remarks
Paper sleeve for colour chart is missing upper corner of one side, shows liquid damage and stains; booklet shows liquid damage along bottom creating colour transfer of burgundy paper cover on white paper, shows stains and wrinkles
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Research Facts
Smithsonian's National Museum of American History: Lilly Urine Sugar Test Kit, Sheftel, Test Kit No. 6, 1940s. A diabetes manual from 1947 describes the kit as “a compact, portable set suitable for the handbag; it employs reagents in tablet form so there is no danger of spilling. It can be set up anywhere, and an accurate quantitative test for sugar can be run in five minutes.”
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