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diagnosis outfit

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Dates
1917
circa 1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Bacteriology
Accession Number
1934.31.3 a-d
Description
Diagnosis outfit consisting of a glass tube (d) which is open at one end and sealed at the other with a cork; glass tube is contained in a two-piece metal tube (a-b) with a slight lip at both ends; metal tube is contained in a hollowed-out block of wood (c) with a flat cover which pivots on a nail …
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Accession Number
1934.31.3 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Bacteriology
MeSH Heading
Bacteriology
Disease
Germany
Description
Diagnosis outfit consisting of a glass tube (d) which is open at one end and sealed at the other with a cork; glass tube is contained in a two-piece metal tube (a-b) with a slight lip at both ends; metal tube is contained in a hollowed-out block of wood (c) with a flat cover which pivots on a nail at one corner and is held shut with a hinged metal clip.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - metal container - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b - lid for metal container - Size: Depth 2.5 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
c - wooden box - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
d - test tube - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Jean Chatham Duncan
Maker
E. Leitz
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (State)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1917
circa 1917
Date Remarks
One of the bottles in the group has the date, "Dec. 21, 1917."
Material
wood: brown
paper: pink, black
metal: black, grey
glass: clear
cork: brown
Inscriptions
On paper label on block: "Vorsicht! Infektiöses Material! // An // die bakteriologische Untersuchungsanstalt // In ………" [Caution! Infectious Material! / / To / / the bacteriological examination institute / / In ……..]; stamp near bottom of block: "E. Leitz // Berlin N.W. 6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Condition Remarks
#2: Cork on test tube is deteriorating; metal tube is dented in places which makes it difficult to remove test tube.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See "Bulletin," Vol. 8, No. 3, Dec. 1934, p. 47; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Container to seal infectious material, used for "investigation"; one of a group of items found in a McVitie & Price biscuit tin: 1934.31.1-.20.
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diagnosis outfit

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Dates
1918
circa 1918
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Bacteriology
Accession Number
1969.176.10 a-c
Description
Diagnosis outfit for throat, consisting of a glass tube (a) which is open at one end and sealed at the other with a cork with an attached swab with a metal shaft extending into the tube when sealed; glass tube is contained in a two-piece metal tube (b) with a slight lip at both ends; metal tube is …
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Accession Number
1969.176.10 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Bacteriology
MeSH Heading
Bacteriology
Disease
Otolaryngology
Germany
Description
Diagnosis outfit for throat, consisting of a glass tube (a) which is open at one end and sealed at the other with a cork with an attached swab with a metal shaft extending into the tube when sealed; glass tube is contained in a two-piece metal tube (b) with a slight lip at both ends; metal tube is contained in a hollowed-out block of wood (c) with a flat cover which pivots on a nail at one corner and is held shut with a hinged metal clip.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
E. Leitz
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (State)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1918
circa 1918
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
wood: brown
paper: pink, black
metal: grey
glass: clear
cork: brown
fabric: white
Inscriptions
On paper label on ( c): "Vorsicht! Infektiöses Material! // An // die bakteriologische Untersuchungsanstalt // In ………" [Caution! Infectious Material! / / To / / the bacteriological examination institute / / In ……..]; stamp near top of ( c) shows "D." inside a rectangle; stamp near top of (c ): "E. Leitz // Berlin N.W. 6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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diagnosis outfit

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Dates
1918
circa 1918
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Bacteriology
Accession Number
1969.176.7 a-c
Description
Diagnosis outfit consisting of a glass tube (a) which is open at one end and sealed at the other with a cork; glass tube is contained in a two-piece metal tube (b) with a slight lip at both ends; metal tube is contained in a hollowed-out block of wood (c) with a flat cover which pivots on a nail at…
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Accession Number
1969.176.7 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Bacteriology
MeSH Heading
Bacteriology
Disease
Germany
Description
Diagnosis outfit consisting of a glass tube (a) which is open at one end and sealed at the other with a cork; glass tube is contained in a two-piece metal tube (b) with a slight lip at both ends; metal tube is contained in a hollowed-out block of wood (c) with a flat cover which pivots on a nail at one corner and is held shut with a hinged metal clip.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
b - tube - Size (closed): Length 8.4 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
c - block - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
F & M Lautenschläger
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (State)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1918
circa 1918
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
wood: brown
paper: pink, black
metal: grey, white
glass: clear
cork: brown
Inscriptions
On paper label on ( c): "Vorsicht! Infektiöses Material! // An // die bakteriologische Untersuchungsanstalt // In ………" [Caution! Infectious Material! / / To / / the bacteriological examination institute / / In ……..]; stamp near top of ( c) shows "W" in a circle; stamp near top of (c ): "F & M Lautenschläger // [illeg.] hoflieferant // Berlin" [F & M Lautenschläger // [illeg.] purveyor // Berlin]
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-8
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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diagnosis outfit

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Dates
1918
circa 1918
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Bacteriology
Accession Number
1969.176.8 a-c
Description
Diagnosis outfit for feces, consisting of a glass tube (a) which is open at one end and sealed at the other with a cork with an attached metal spoon extending into the tube when sealed; glass tube is contained in a two-piece metal tube (b) with a slight lip at both ends; metal tube is contained in …
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Accession Number
1969.176.8 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Bacteriology
MeSH Heading
Bacteriology
Disease
Germany
Description
Diagnosis outfit for feces, consisting of a glass tube (a) which is open at one end and sealed at the other with a cork with an attached metal spoon extending into the tube when sealed; glass tube is contained in a two-piece metal tube (b) with a slight lip at both ends; metal tube is contained in a hollowed-out block of wood (c) with a flat cover which pivots on a nail at one corner and is held shut with a hinged metal clip.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
b - tube - Size (closed): Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
c - block - Size: Length 11.1 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
E. Leitz
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (State)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1918
circa 1918
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
wood: brown
paper: pink, black
metal: grey
glass: clear
cork: brown
Inscriptions
On paper label on ( c): "Vorsicht! Infektiöses Material! // An // die bakteriologische Untersuchungsanstalt // In ………" [Caution! Infectious Material! / / To / / the bacteriological examination institute / / In ……..]; faded stamp near top of ( c) may read "Staat." [Government]; stamp near bottom of (c ): "E. Leitz // Berlin N.W. 6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.6.24 a-f
Description
Polygraph, consisting of a main unit (a) in a case (f), with a wrist tambour (b), tubing (c-d), and a smaller metal box (e).
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Accession Number
1969.6.24 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Pulse -- polygraphy
Description
Polygraph, consisting of a main unit (a) in a case (f), with a wrist tambour (b), tubing (c-d), and a smaller metal box (e).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - main unit - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 13.5 cm
b - wrist tambour - Size: Length 28.6 cm x Depth 7.3 cm
c - tubing - Size: Length 73.3 cm
d - tubing - Size: Length 62.2 cm
e - metal box - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
f - case - Size: Length 18.2 cm x Width 15.2 cm x Depth 11.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.J. Kerwin of Toronto.
Maker
Woehmke
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal
wood
plastic
leather
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J2-5
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber in bad condition; leather worn; metal tarnished; #3: box is cracked; rubber and leather are deteriorating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
1971.3.1
Description
Original photo of Lord Joseph Lister.
Accession Number
1971.3.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
History of Medicine, 19th Cent. -- pictorial works
Physicians -- portraits
Description
Original photo of Lord Joseph Lister.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
graphite: grey
Inscriptions
Handwritten on back: "1971 // Presented by Stanley Cambell"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3 Box D
Dimension Notes
Length 43.0 cm x Width 31.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Stable
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Prev. # 71.3.1
Research Facts
Baron Joseph Lister (1827-1912) invented antiseptic techniques in surgery.
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Beckmann's adenotome

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1980.23.9 a-b
Description
Adenotome consists of (a) an all-metal curette with a ridged handle and a cutting edge, and (b) a hinged gripping device.
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Accession Number
1980.23.9 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- adenotome
Description
Adenotome consists of (a) an all-metal curette with a ridged handle and a cutting edge, and (b) a hinged gripping device.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - curette - Size: Length 20.8 cm
b - gripping device
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On (a): "HARTZ" and "4"; on (b): "H. PFAU BERLIN N.W. 1" and "4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Urology
Accession Number
1981.4.1 a-k
Description
Three urethroscopes of different sizes (a-f); (a,b) is size 23; (c,d) is size 21; (e,f) is size 25; each is a straight urethroscope with an obturator; (g) is a contact clamp; (h,i) are distal illuminators, made of metal with a glass lamp at one end, the other end threaded; (j) is a fabric-covered c…
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Accession Number
1981.4.1 a-k
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Urology
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- British
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- laboratory
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- urethroscope
Description
Three urethroscopes of different sizes (a-f); (a,b) is size 23; (c,d) is size 21; (e,f) is size 25; each is a straight urethroscope with an obturator; (g) is a contact clamp; (h,i) are distal illuminators, made of metal with a glass lamp at one end, the other end threaded; (j) is a fabric-covered conducting cord; all stored in a wooden case with fitted slots for the instruments; a metal label is nailed to the outside of the case.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a-b - urethroscope - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 8.0 mm
c-d - urethroscope - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 8.0 mm
e-f - urethroscope - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 8.0 mm
g - clamp - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 7.0 mm
h - illuminator - Size: Length 13.5 cm
i - illuminator - Size: Length 13.5 cm
j - cord - Size: Length 1.8 m
k - case - Size: Length 24.1 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Gordon Edmund, R.O.M.
Maker
Sass Wolf & Co.
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Material
metal: silver
fabric: red; blue
wood: light brown
glass: clear
Inscriptions
On metal label on outside of case: "LAMERIS // °—UTRECHT—° // INSTRUMENTEN"; label on inside of lid reads, "Sass Wolf & Co // G.m.b.h. //Berlin N. 24 // Oranienburgerstn 63"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-11
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon Edmund during WW II in Holland and Germany when he was a lab tech. in the British Army.
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Panza's turbinotomy scissors

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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
994011005
Description
A pair of solid, curved turbinotomy scissors, consisting of two metal arms, one end with closed oval finger grips; a metal arm extends from each of the two finger grips; these arms interlock one-third of the way down; the arms are attached by a small nut and bolt two-thirds of the way down, nearing…
Accession Number
994011005
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears -- operating
Description
A pair of solid, curved turbinotomy scissors, consisting of two metal arms, one end with closed oval finger grips; a metal arm extends from each of the two finger grips; these arms interlock one-third of the way down; the arms are attached by a small nut and bolt two-thirds of the way down, nearing the cutting end; the bolt has a flat, narrow groove bisecting it; from the nut and bolt, the arms curve together and each thins to a cutting edge and narrows to a rounded point; a small ridge marks the point at which each arm becomes a blade; the outside of each arm is rounded; the inside of each arm is flat.
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.
Maker
H. Pfau Inh.
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Similar to an item found in 1906 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"H. Pfau Berlin N W 6." appears on the outside of one arm around the mid-point; when the scissors are opened, the number "100" can be seen stamped into the metal on the flat inside surface of each arm toward the finger grips, just above the point where the arms interlock.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
This item displays some corrosion along the edges of the metal and at the point where the arms interlock and are joined; the plating has been worn in these spots; rust also appears on the edges of the cutting blades; there are some small accretions of grime on these blades; #2: rusty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Appliances, Also of Aseptic Hospital Furniture," Down Bros. Ltd., 1906, p. 482 (similar to item #2119) (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
Although identified by Dr. Williams as Beckmann's scissors, this item bears a closer resemblance to Panza's turbinotomy scissors, advertised in a 1906 catalogue.
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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Jansen-Middleton's nasal septum forceps

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001312 a-c
Description
Jansen-Middleton's nasal septum forceps, which consists of an instrument made up of three parts which, when joined together, are mirror images and look plier-like; the handles curve outwards and have flat inner edges, rounded outer edges and rounded ends; the top of the handles come together and cu…
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Accession Number
997001312 a-c
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- nasal
Description
Jansen-Middleton's nasal septum forceps, which consists of an instrument made up of three parts which, when joined together, are mirror images and look plier-like; the handles curve outwards and have flat inner edges, rounded outer edges and rounded ends; the top of the handles come together and curve at a 45° angle; they are joined together with a screw; beyond the screw joint are the blades; the blades are jointed and go out, then in, then cross over and are joined with a screw just before the tips; the tips are elongated ovals with concave inner edges, rounded outer edges and tips and sharp sides; the blades have flat inner edges and rounded outer edges; when the handles are squeezed together, the blades close together; two removable tension bars (b,c) hold the handles apart and provide tension between them when they are squeezed; the bars are both made of flat metal that curves outwards; the bars are held onto the handle at the bottom with a pivot and interlock with each other at the top (between the handles) with a notch and slot; the outer edges of the handles have gripping grooves stamped into them.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - nasal septum forceps - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 4.6 cm
b - tension bar - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
c - tension bar - Size: Length 8.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
H. Pfau
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The inside edge of both handles and both blades have the number "13" stamped into the metal; the outside edge of the right handle has the words, "H. PFAU BERLIN N.W."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-12
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear and one small area of plating loss; no corrosion visible; moving parts move freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #630; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; came in surgical roll 997.001.305 with 31 other instruments; "A Catalogue of Operation Tables, Sterilizers, Hospital Furniture, Surgical Instruments, Appliances, Ligatures & Sutures," by Allen & Hanburys, 1957, p. 257 (item 26094) (see attached photocopy); very similar to 997.001.313; CD #5
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