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Trilene ampoules; box

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Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1982.3.12 a-f
Description
A cardboard box (f) containing 5 crushable ampoules (a-e) of trilene (trichloroethylene); designed for inhalation; paper labels on box and ampoules.
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Accession Number
1982.3.12 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Description
A cardboard box (f) containing 5 crushable ampoules (a-e) of trilene (trichloroethylene); designed for inhalation; paper labels on box and ampoules.
Number Of Parts
6
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
Imperial Chemical (Pharmaceuticals) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Manchester
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Material
cardboard: black
glass: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
Printed on box label: "TRILENE // brand of // TRICHLOROETHYLENE // CRUSHABLE AMPOULES // (FOR INHALATION) // 5 x 1 c.c. // EMA.25830 // Re-order No. 65061 // [logo] // IMPERIAL CHEMICAL (PHARMACEUTICALS) LTD. // MANCHESTER // Made in England // HHL-1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Photocopy attached to accession sheet; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
Images
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Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1982.3.13 a-b
Description
A cardboard box (b) containing a glass cylinder (b) with a spring-loaded valve to keep the ethyl chloride in a liquid state; paper labels on box and cylinder. bottle; box
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Accession Number
1982.3.13 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Description
A cardboard box (b) containing a glass cylinder (b) with a spring-loaded valve to keep the ethyl chloride in a liquid state; paper labels on box and cylinder. bottle; box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cylinder - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
Oxygen Company of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Material
cardboard: dark blue
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: off-white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on both labels: "ETHYL CHLORIDE, B.P. // [logo] FOR ANAESTHESIA [logo] // 100 GRAMS // OXYGEN COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED // COMPAGNIE D'OXYGENE DU CANADA, LIMITÉE // 2549 ST. JAMES ST. WEST, MONTEAL, QUE."; box label has "MEDIUM" at top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1982.3.14
Description
A brown glass rectangular bottle contains 300 ml of trilene; has a screw-on bakelite cap and a paper label.
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Accession Number
1982.3.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Description
A brown glass rectangular bottle contains 300 ml of trilene; has a screw-on bakelite cap and a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
Ayerst Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: white
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "300 ml No. 3150 // TRICHLOROETHYLENE B.P. // anesthetic . analgesic [in cursive] // [in a box, divided into French, to the left, and English, to the right] Conserver en // récipient fermé et // garder au frais, à // l'abri de la lumière. Store in closed // container, ina cool // place, protected // from light. //Ayerst [in cursive] // AYERST LABORATORIES // division of // Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison Limited, // Montreal // Made in Canada by arrangement with // IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES LTD."; cautionary information on sides, French on one side and English on the other.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row A
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
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Vinethene bottles

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8222
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1982.3.15 a-e
Description
A box containing three glass bottles of Vinethene anaesthetic agent with a black Bakelite drip cap; bottles have paper labels.
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Accession Number
1982.3.15 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- substance
Description
A box containing three glass bottles of Vinethene anaesthetic agent with a black Bakelite drip cap; bottles have paper labels.
Number Of Parts
5
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
Sharp & Dohme
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Material
cardboard: beige
glass: brown
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "3 x 10 cc. (BOTTLES) No. 7752 // SHARP // & // DOHME // 'VINETHENE' // (VINYL ETHER FOR ANESTHESIA U.S.P. MERCK) // CONTAINS 3.5% Alcohol and 0.01% Phenyl-alpha-naphthylamine // SHARP & DOHME // TORONTO, ONT. // DIVISION OF MERCK & CO. LIMITED"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row B
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Research Facts
This anaesthetic agent was packaged in this way because it is decomposed by exposure to light and air and could not be kept after it was opened; used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
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Yankauer ether mask

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8224
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1982.3.5
Description
Ether mask is an oval metal frame with gauze inside.
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Accession Number
1982.3.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- mesh
Description
Ether mask is an oval metal frame with gauze inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
M & I.E. Ltd.
Dates
1943
1945
circa 1943-1945
Material
fabric: white
metal: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row D
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon (Major) at Basingstoke Neurological and Plastic Surgery Hospital, RCAMC.
Images
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1983.22.16
Description
A moulded glass dropper bottle, size 2, with a ground glass stopper.
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Accession Number
1983.22.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
A moulded glass dropper bottle, size 2, with a ground glass stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.W.H. Rudd of Toronto.
Maker
T.C.W. Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M.S.K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
Images
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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994009015 a-g
Description
Paper package of six cream plastic mouth pieces used in patient's mouth for insertion of endoscopes, gastroscopes, etc.; package is for use in autoclave and has marks which turn colour when sterilized; this package has not been in autoclave yet
Accession Number
994009015 a-g
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Paper package of six cream plastic mouth pieces used in patient's mouth for insertion of
endoscopes, gastroscopes, etc.; package is for use in autoclave and has marks which turn
colour when sterilized; this package has not been in autoclave yet
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 23.0 cm. x Width 17.1 cm.
b-g - mouthguards - Size: Length 3.0 cm. x Width 2.8 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Material
paper: white; turquoise
plastic: cream; clear
Inscriptions
Printed on back of package: "BLUE LEAF TURNS GREEN IN GAS // LA FEUILL BLEURE DEVIENT VERTE
DANS LE GAZ // THE GREENLINE TM MADE BY // DRG // CANADA // PINK LEAF TURNS BLACK IN STEAM //
LA FEUILLE ROSE DEVIENT NOIRE SANS LA VAPEUR"; on mouthpieces: "OLYMPUS TOKYO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
"Chirurgie-Katalog," 24th ed. by Martin, Tuttlingen, Germany, 1978, p. 248; "Catalogue of
Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," miniature edition, Chas. F. Thackray, Ltd.,
Leeds, ca. 1970, p. G17; Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
Similar in concept and design to airways in two catalogues; used for laser bronchoscopy
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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994009016 a-f
Description
Long narrow white paper package for autoclave holds five clear plastic mouthguards with separate opening for extra tubing; used, some teeth marks on guards; package indicates if package was sterilized; this package has not
Accession Number
994009016 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Long narrow white paper package for autoclave holds five clear plastic mouthguards with
separate opening for extra tubing; used, some teeth marks on guards; package indicates if
package was sterilized; this package has not
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 26.2 cm. x Width 10.1 cm.
b-f - mouthguards - Size: Length 2.6 cm. x Diameter4.4 cm.
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Material
paper: white; blue
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Printed on back of package: "AMERICAN TM // AMERI-WRAP TM PACKAGING SYSTEM // DATE: // CONTENTS:
// MADE IN U.S.A. FOR AMERICAN HOSPITAL SUPPLY / DIVISION OF AMERICAN // HOSPITAL SUPPLY CORPORATION
. MCGAW PARK . ILLINOIS . 60085 // LINE TURNS DARK BROWN DURING AUTOCLAVING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
"Chirurgie-Katalog," 24th ed. by Martin, Tuttlingen, Germany, 1978, p. 248; "Catalogue of
Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," miniature edition, Chas. F. Thackray, Ltd.,
Leeds, ca. 1970, p. G17; Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
Similar in concept and design to airways in two catalogues; identified by O.R. nurse
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Bennett's inhaler

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4632
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994011014
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposi…
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Accession Number
994011014
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposite ends of the diameter of the cap; the bottom of the cap is flat; a metal disk caps this cylinder; from the curved top of this disk, two hollow metal tubes extend, curving outwards slightly away from each other, and forwards; these tubes are each capped by a brown plastic applicator; each applicator has a rounded conical shape with a round hole at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Identified in a 1920 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
plastic: brown
Inscriptions
"HARTZ CO", "DETROIT, CLEVELAND, TORONTO" and "PAT. APPL'D FOR" stamped into the metal cylinder
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Accretion of a white deposit on nasal applicators at rim of metal attachment; moderate patches of corrosion on metal surface; cap at the bottom of the instrument cannot be removed; #2: tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Illustrated Catalogue of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 23 (item #1253) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
This anaesthetic inhaler was filled with cotton batting saturated with ether or chloroform; the anaesthetic was delivered to the patient by inserting the delivery cups into the nostrils. Dr. Williams identified this item as a "nasal douche."
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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folding anaesthesia mask

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4649
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994011031 a-b
Description
Anaesthesia mask (a) and attachment (b); both components are largely comprised of solid, smooth, metal wires; the mask (a) is a circular frame with a looped arm at one end; four thinner wires are attached to each side of the frame, so that they intersect at a midpoint; several fabric threades tie t…
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Accession Number
994011031 a-b
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- folding
Description
Anaesthesia mask (a) and attachment (b); both components are largely comprised of solid, smooth, metal wires; the mask (a) is a circular frame with a looped arm at one end; four thinner wires are attached to each side of the frame, so that they intersect at a midpoint; several fabric threades tie the wires together at the midpoint; the frame tapers at one end to form the looped arm; a thin band of metal holds the wires together, and they separate at the other end of this band and form a loop; a small, round, solid metal rod extends from the outer surface of this band, and is capped by a metal button; attachment (b) joins the mask by this button; (b) is composed of one thin round wire; it is roughly the same size and shape as the frame of (a); the metal arm extending from (b) is much shorter than the arm of (a); it extends only as far as the button on the mask, and there is no flat band of metal joining its wires.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mask - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
b - attachment - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Identified similar item in 1915 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
fabric: light brown
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-12
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
The wires holding the objects to the mount board caused small patches of corrosion to transfer; some small scratches, slight signs of wear and marks from securing wires exist along rims of both metal frames; no dents; slight wearing of plating where mask wires are attached to frame (a); #2: metal is tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," The Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 2002 (similar to item #B/-53) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. Williams identified the item as an "ether mask"; similar to item shown in catalogue, but artifact has one additional mask wire, and no clip at the top; the artifact also has a securing button on the lower arm to attach (b)
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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