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Yankauer ether mask

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1972.15.13 a-b
Description
Ether mask consisting of a wire mesh in a cup shape with a metal lip (a) and a ring of metal coil with a ring handle (b) to fit around (a).
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Accession Number
1972.15.13 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- mesh
Description
Ether mask consisting of a wire mesh in a cup shape with a metal lip (a) and a ring of metal coil with a ring handle (b) to fit around (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - wire mesh - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - loop - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Marked with symbol of Kny-Scheerer Co., a caduceus with a crown above it, and "Hartz"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row E
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," 20th ed., by Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 200
Images
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