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Ambu transparent mask; anaesthesia mask

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008077
Description
Ambu anaesthesia mask, which consists of a rubber mount on a plastic body with a rubber edge attached; the mount is round and open and fits onto the clear convex-shaped plastic body; the bottom outside of the body has five round pieces which stick out and allow the attachment of the rubber edge (th…
Accession Number
997008077
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask
Description
Ambu anaesthesia mask, which consists of a rubber mount on a plastic body with a rubber edge attached; the mount is round and open and fits onto the clear convex-shaped plastic body; the bottom outside of the body has five round pieces which stick out and allow the attachment of the rubber edge (there are holes in the rubber which correspond to the plastic pieces sticking out); the rubber edge is molded to fit snugly over a patient's nose and mouth; the top of the edge has a hollow cylindrical tube with a yellow plastic cap sticking upwards.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Ambu
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Mask dated to the 1960's-1970's
Material
rubber: black
plastic: clear; yellow
Inscriptions
The top of the body has the word, "AMBU" molded into the plastic; the raised number "13" can be seen at the right side of the mount
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.3 cm. x Width: 11.9 cm. x Depth: 8.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask arrived dirty and dusty; the rubber edge is badly cracked, but has no missing sections; the plastic pieces are complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; "Understanding Anaesthetic Equipment: Construction Care and Complications" by Jerry A. Dorsch M.D. and Susan E. Dorsch M.D., 1975, p. 222; "Ward's Anaesthetic Equipment", 3rd ed., by Andrew Davey, John T.B. Moyle and Crispian S. Ward, 1992, pp. 146-147
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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
Less detail