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Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
993004168
Description
Metallic-green-coloured short metal finger splint; slightly curved.
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Accession Number
993004168
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Description
Metallic-green-coloured short metal finger splint; slightly curved.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Orthopedic Equip. Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: metallic green
Inscriptions
Stamped: "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIP. CO. // BOURBON IND. / 17 / B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Width: 2.0 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
imprint of skin etched into metal finish
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
Less detail

Lewin finger splint

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Dates
1956
circa 1956
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037205
Description
A formed splint of flattened aluminum, consisting of a main flat plate that bends in a rounded fashion over the top with two side wraps extending from each side; the bottom has a round arm that bends out from the bottom side and wraps around the base of the finger
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Accession Number
997037205
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Finger Injuries
Description
A formed splint of flattened aluminum, consisting of a main flat plate that bends in a rounded fashion over the top with two side wraps extending from each side; the bottom has a round arm that bends out from the bottom side and wraps around the base of the finger
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1956
circa 1956
Date Remarks
1956 catalogue shows similar item
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into aluminum along splint: "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO. // BOURBON IND 81"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Splint is scratched and discoloured with some staining on inside rim; there is some inactive oxidation on top finger wrap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing," V. Mueller & Co., Chicago, 1956, p. 369 (similar to item OS-10030) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
Less detail
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037406
Description
A long, narrow square-shaped flat piece of metal with slightly upturned sides; a small hole is punched in one end; two metal arms on side of splint arch over; splint tapers to a slender end and bends over to a bent tip that curves.
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Accession Number
997037406
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Description
A long, narrow square-shaped flat piece of metal with slightly upturned sides; a small hole is punched in one end; two metal arms on side of splint arch over; splint tapers to a slender end and bends over to a bent tip that curves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
This marks the end of the Bird practice.
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
The words "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO. // BOURBON IND 117" appear on the splint
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 22.6 cm x Width 0.2 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Inactive corrosion shows on splint.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co., Ltd., 1960, p. 122 (similar) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
Less detail
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037450
Description
A metal finger splint that consists of a single strip of metal that curves inwards at the side to fit the finger; four arms curve downwards at the sides to secure splint
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Accession Number
997037450
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
A metal finger splint that consists of a single strip of metal that curves inwards at the side to fit the finger; four arms curve downwards at the sides to secure splint
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Embedded on splint are the words, "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO // BOURBON IND 24 C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Some adhesive on interior
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Images
Less detail