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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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Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup

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Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849-1865
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1991.17.17
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
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Accession Number
1991.17.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Maker
Curtis & Perkins
Site Made (City)
Bridge Banger
Site Made (State)
Maine
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849-1865
Material
glass: green
Inscriptions
Embossed on side: "MRS WINSLOW'S // SOOTHING SYRUP // CURTIS & PERKINS // PROPRIETORS // 8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row B
Length
13.0 cm
Diameter
3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Overall cloudy surface; minor crack at lip goes to outside
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup; Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology.
Research Facts
The original formula was made by Mrs. Charlotte Winslow; the mother-in-law of Curtis; while she was a nurse caring for infants; many children died from this product from either designated or over dosage; contained morphine.
Exact card found on p. 19 of "American Health Quackery" by James Harvey Young; started in 1830's; in 1906 dropped "soothing" from the name and eliminated the morphine, and was a mixture of carminatives and laxatives, previously also had alcohol, morphin sulphate, aniseed, caraway, etc.; original "recipe" was: sassafrass, cedar, opium, guaiac, capsicum, ammonia, camphor, turpentine, chloroform, alcohol.
The dangers of unregulated patent medicines prompted the Canadian government to adopt drug control laws in the early 20th century.
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Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup

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Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849 - 1865
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005034
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
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Accession Number
014005034
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent cylindrical green glass bottle with long straight neck; embossed product name on the side; missing cork closure; mould lines visible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Curtis & Perkins
Site Made (City)
Bridge Banger
Site Made (State)
Maine
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1849
1865
circa 1849 - 1865
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: green
Inscriptions
Embossed on side: "MRS WINSLOW'S // SOOTHING SYRUP // CURTIS & PERKINS // PROPRIETORS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row D
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Length
12.5
Diameter
3.3
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Overall cloudy surface; minor residue inside
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup; Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology.
Research Facts
The original formula was made by Mrs. Charlotte Winslow; the mother-in-law of Curtis; while she was a nurse caring for infants; many children died from this product from either designated or over dosage; contained morphine.
Exact card found on p. 19 of "American Health Quackery" by James Harvey Young; started in 1830's; in 1906 dropped "soothing" from the name and eliminated the morphine, and was a mixture of carminatives and laxatives, previously also had alcohol, morphin sulphate, aniseed, caraway, etc.; original "recipe" was: sassafrass, cedar, opium, guaiac, capsicum, ammonia, camphor, turpentine, chloroform, alcohol.
The dangers of unregulated patent medicines prompted the Canadian government to adopt drug control laws in the early 20th century.
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