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capillary dialyzer

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Dates
1990
circa 1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Renal Dialysis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Nephrology
Accession Number
998020042
Description
Hemoflow F4 capillary dialyzer for hemodialysis, which consists of a cylindrical clear plastic hollow tube with round screw-on caps at both ends; the caps have been glued in place and have short cylindrical pieces on top with ends that twist off to allow access to a small round opening in the tube;…
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Accession Number
998020042
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Renal Dialysis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Nephrology
MeSH Heading
Hemofiltration -- instrumentation
Hemodialysis -- instrumentation
Renal Insufficiency -- therapy
Nephrology -- instrumentation
Description
Hemoflow F4 capillary dialyzer for hemodialysis, which consists of a cylindrical clear plastic hollow tube with round screw-on caps at both ends; the caps have been glued in place and have short cylindrical pieces on top with ends that twist off to allow access to a small round opening in the tube; the tube is filled with thousands of white fibers that run the length of the tube; the outside front of the tube has a paper label stuck to it; this label has printed manufacturing information on it; the back top and bottom of the tube has attached small hollow cylindrical pieces of tubing coming out from the tube; these pieces are open at the unattached ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the Renal Dialysis Unit at Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Fresenius AG
Site Made (City)
Bad Homburg
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Date Remarks
Sterilized in January 1990
Material
plastic: clear; brown
fibers: white
paper: white
Inscriptions
The label on the front reads, "Fresenius // Hemoflow // F4 // Hollow Fiber Dialyzer // Ethylene oxide sterilized. For single use only. // Refer to instructions. // Batch Number AAF 174 // Date of sterilization 01.90 // Expiration date 30.06.92 [in German, English, French, and Spanish] // Fresenius AG . Bad Homburg // D-6380 Bad Homburg v.d.H. // Postfach 1480 . Tel. 06171/60-0 // 7503591 /01"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 29.5 cm. x Width: 4.3 cm. x Depth: 7.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The dialyzer arrived sealed in a paper and plastic envelope and has never been used; all parts are
complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Peter Morrin
Research Facts
Also called a hollow fibre dialyzer
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Nature's Remedy Vegetine [advertising trade card]

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001403
Description
Trade card of light card advertising "Vegetine"; front: upper left corner shows bottle on its side with "Nature's Remedy Vegetine The Great Blood Purifier" printed on it in capitals; illustration of two little boys being chased by a giant bee; back: black printing on white describing composition; t…
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Accession Number
996001403
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Trade card of light card advertising "Vegetine"; front: upper left corner shows bottle on its side with "Nature's Remedy Vegetine The Great Blood Purifier" printed on it in capitals; illustration of two little boys being chased by a giant bee; back: black printing on white describing composition; testimonial; maker's name and address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before).
Maker
H. R. Stevens
Site Made (City)
Boston; Toronto
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts; Ontario
Site Made (Country)
USA / Canada
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Date Remarks
Colour lithograph
Material
light card: silver-grey; brown; white; tan
Inscriptions
Front reads, "NATURE'S REMEDY // VEGETINE // THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER"; back reads: "VEGETINE // THE BARKS, ROOTS AND HERBS // FROM WHICH VEGETINE IS MADE, // IN POWDER FORM // SOLD FOR 50 CTS A PACKAGE. // ONE PACKAGE WILL MAKE // TWO BOTTLES OF VEGETINE // IN LIQUID FORM // VEGETINE // IN POWDER FORM // WILL MEET THE WANTS OF THOUSANDS. // [testimonial follows] // PREPARED BY // H. R. STEVENS, // SOLE PROPRIETOR OF VEGETINE // 464 BROADWAY, BOSTON, MASS. // VEGETINE IS SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Width: 11.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
No rips or tears, flexible; back has four marks from previous gluing, and some writing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"One For a Man, Two For a Horse: A Pictorial History, Grave and Comic, of Patent Medicine" by Gerald Carson, New York: Bramhall House, 1961; "Step Right Up" by Brooks McNamara, p.4 of colour insert (a different picture); "Nineteenth-Century Proprietary Medicine Trade Cards", a slide show prepared by William H. Helfand for the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy
Research Facts
A tonic for "tired blood" -- Vegetine's advertising copywriters promised that it was a radical cure for diseases arising from blood i mpurity -- recommended for skin diseases and almost everything else.
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