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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
000003374
Description
A stainless steel, scissor-like instrument with "blades" that bow out to form a rough oval shape; where the blades meet, they bend down with the tips flaring out and away from each other.
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Accession Number
000003374
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- dilator -- mouth gag
Description
A stainless steel, scissor-like instrument with "blades" that bow out to form a rough oval shape; where the blades meet, they bend down with the tips flaring out and away from each other.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Miltex
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless used for medical instruments from 1920 on.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On left blade: "STAINLESS // GERMANY" is stamped; on right blade is stamped "MILTEX"; on right handle is stamped "N"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-2
Dimension Notes
Length 12.9 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Used; hair-like scratches on instrument; no discolouration or corrosion; movable parts move easily; one screw bent.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments", Storz, 1966, p. 239 (similar to item # N-7434) (see attached photocopy); CD #8
Research Facts
Used in the OR at KPH during oral surgery.
Images
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