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air supply module and accessory blower unit

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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997008012
Description
De Vilbiss air supply module, model 3-100, accessory blower unit, which consists of a rectangular metal and plastic case with an on/off switch and light on the front; the right side of the module has a plastic hose coming off it; the back of the module has a plastic attachment with four tightening …
Accession Number
997008012
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Respiratory Therapy -- instrumentation
Description
De Vilbiss air supply module, model 3-100, accessory blower unit, which consists of a rectangular metal and plastic case with an on/off switch and light on the front; the right side of the module has a plastic hose coming off it; the back of the module has a plastic attachment with four tightening screws which allows the module to be attached to a four-wheeled stand (997.008.033); under the attachment is an out-going electric cord and an inset area for an electric plug to be attached; the base of the module has four round feet and is open to allow air to pass through.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
De Vilbiss (Canada) Limited
Site Made (City)
Barrie
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Date Remarks
Machine dates from the 1980s
Material
plastic: black; clear; white; red; beige
metal: silver; yellow
Inscriptions
The front of the machine reads, "CANOX // DE VILBISS // air supply module 3-100 // The DeVILBISS COMPANY SOMERSET, PA."; the right side of the machine has a manufacturer's label which reads, "MODEL 3-100 // ACCESSORY BLOWER UNIT // 115 V 60 C 0.3 A CSA [the "SA" enclosed in the larger "C"] // DEVILBISS (CANADA) LIMITED // BARRIE, ONTARIO"; a small label under this reads, "HOTEL DIEU HOSPITAL // ASSET NO. 03411"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-13-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.8 cm. x Width: 13.6 cm. x Depth: 19.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The module arrived very dirty and dusty; the module shows no excessive wear; the metal shows no corrosion and all plastic parts are complete and uncracked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; attached to 997.008.033
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Gynergen ampoules

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.25 a-f
Description
A flat cardboard box contains three sterile Gynergen ampoules and a metal blade.
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Accession Number
1977.8.25 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Migraine -- drug therapy
Headache -- drug therapy
Analgesics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A flat cardboard box contains three sterile Gynergen ampoules and a metal blade.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a-c - glass ampoules - Size: Length 4.7 cm
d - container top - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
e - container bottom - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
f - blade - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Sandoz Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: yellow; brown; white
metal
glass
Inscriptions
On the front face of the cardboard container is printed: "GYNERGEN // TRADE MARK //ERGOTAMINE STOLL // 6 sterile ampules // (1 c.c. = 0.00005 Gm) // [logo: a triangle with "S" in the centre and "SANDOZ" printed underneath // SANDOZ Ltd. Sole distributors for Canada // BASLE (Switzerland) THE WINGATE CHEMICAL Co., Ltd., // Montreal, Can."; the opposite face on the cardboard container gives the same information in French; on the bottom side of the box is printed: "Ergotamin tartaric 1/2 mgr. // Natrium chloratum 7 mgr. // Aqua ad. 1 ccm"; the foregoing is enclosed in a box shape; below this is "07500"; this number is also printed on each of the three ampoules.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row D
Copy Type
Original
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Digifoline ampoules

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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1977.8.27
Description
A cardboard box containing physician sample box of two glass ampoules of Digifoline.
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Accession Number
1977.8.27
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cardboard box containing physician sample box of two glass ampoules of Digifoline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
CIBA
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; red
glass
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "2 // sterile ampoules // 1.1 c.c. // DIGIFOLINE // T.M. Reg. // "CIBA" // POISON // TRADE MARK // Registered // [inside a box shape: One c.c. represents 0.1 gm. // (1 1/2 grains) of digitalis // leaves standardised by the // Focke method] // SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL // INDUSTRY IN BASLE // (Switzerland) // Sale Representatives: // CIBA COMPANY, Ltd // MONTREAL"; printed at an angle across the above: "Complimentary Package"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a tear in the box's top
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Digifoline is a product made of digitalis leaves.
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hypodermic syringe set

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Dates
1924
circa 1924
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
992070075 a-j
Description
Hypodermic syringe set consisting of a metal case (a) which is hinged at the back; lid has a hinged compartment containing four full hypodermic vials of medicine: strychnine sulphate (g), ergotinine citrate (h), digitalin (i) and atropine sulphate (j); compartment can be opened to stand perpendicul…
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Accession Number
992070075 a-j
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Drug Packaging
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Hypodermic syringe set consisting of a metal case (a) which is hinged at the back; lid has a hinged compartment containing four full hypodermic vials of medicine: strychnine sulphate (g), ergotinine citrate (h), digitalin (i) and atropine sulphate (j); compartment can be opened to stand perpendicular to lid of case and also contains two compartments for needles, which are missing; base of case contains glass barrel (b), plunger (c) with removable metal ring (e) for pulling barrel, a glass tip for the syringe (d) and a thin hollow metal shaft (f).
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - barrel - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
c - plunger - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
d - glass tip - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
e - metal ring - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - metal shaft - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
g-j - vials - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R.R. MacGregor; note in Travill Catalogue: Nov. 1967 catalogue entry:
"Hypodermic in case 88/2 Tabloid Brand shelf, Dr. R.R. MacGregor, Nov. 1967"
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
(g-j) London
Site Made (Country)
(a-b) Germany; (g-j) England
Dates
1924
circa 1924
Date Remarks
The Wellcome Foundation Ltd. was registered in 1924
Material
glass: clear, brown, purple
wax: brown, red
metal: grey
pills: white
paper: white, black
Inscriptions
Stamped on top of case: "'TABLOID' // BRAND // HYPODERMIC CASE"; stamped on case front: "BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO. // LONDON. (ENG.) NEW YORK MONTREAL // SYDNEY CAPE TOWN MILAN // BOMBAY SHANGHAI BUENOS AIRES"; stamped at right side of case: "MADE IN GERMANY"; stamped on bottom of case: DR. R.R. MACGREGOR"; printed on (b): "BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO. LONDON (ENG.) // (THE WELLCOME FOUNDATION LTD.)"; at side of (b): "MADE IN GERMANY"; near base of (b): ""AGLA" // TRADE MARK"; (b) is calibrated from 0 cc to 1 cc in 0.1 cc increments and from 0 min to 20 min in 1 min increments; printed on label of (g): "A.N. S020 / POISON // No. 75 // TRADE MARK 'Tabloid' BRAND Hypodermic // Strychnine Sulphate // 20 products each containing gr. 1/30 (0.0022 gm.) // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO., LONDON (ENG.) // (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.) // MADE IN ENGLAND // Poison Schedule Part 1"; printed on label of (h): "No. 37 D713 POISON // TRADE MARK 'Tabloid' BRAND Hypodermic // Ergotine Citrate // 20 products containing gr. 1/100 (0.00065 gm.) // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO., LONDON (ENG.) // (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.) // MADE IN ENGLAND"; printed on label of (i): "A.N. // No. 30 S355 POISON // TRADE MARK 'Tabloid' BRAND Hypodermic // Digitalin (Amorphous) // 20 products each containing gr. 1/100 (0.00065 gm.) // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO., LONDON (ENG.) // (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.) // MADE IN ENGLAND // Poison Schedule Part 1"; printed on label of (j): "A.N. S301 // No. 14 / POISON // TRADE MARK 'Tabloid' BRAND Hypodermic // Atropine Sulphate // 20 products each containing gr. 1/100 (0.00065 gm.) // Poison Schedule Part 1 // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO., LONDON (ENG.) // (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.) // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
Shows wear; #2: contains pills that should be assessed and possibly destroyed.
Reference Types
Document
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Wellcome Trust corporate website, "The Wellcome Foundation Ltd." page [Accessed March 2014]; object 997001947; CD #5
Research Facts
Dr. Rob Roy MacGregor (1873-1970) graduated from Queen's Medical School in 1916. He served in World War I with the RCAMC and later became Kingston's first paediatrician; he was Chief of the Department of Paediatrics at Kingston General Hospital from 1929 to 1956.
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