Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Circle anaesthesia system, which consists of (a) two lengths of clear plastic corrugated breathing hose, joined together at one end to form a single round opening (for attachment of (b), the gas sampling elbow); the single tube ends are both round and open (for attachment to inlet and outlet nozzle…
Circle anaesthesia system, which consists of (a) two lengths of clear plastic corrugated breathing hose, joined together at one end to form a single round opening (for attachment of (b), the gas sampling elbow); the single tube ends are both round and open (for attachment to inlet and outlet nozzles on an absorber); (b) the gas sampling elbow attaches onto the single opening on (a); the elbow is made of a hollow cylindrical piece of clear plastic tubing bent at a 90 deg. angle; there is a blue plastic cap just above the bend which covers a round hole in the tubing; both ends of the elbow are open and round; one end fits into (a), the other is for the attachment of an anaesthesia mask; (c) anaesthetic rebreathing mask which is made of a single piece of oval-shaped hollow grey rubber, tapered at both ends; the bottom and sides are closed and there is a closed cylindrical piece at the bottom; the top of the bag is open with a round plastic connector inserted in and taped on to provide an airtight seal; information is stamped on the back in black lettering; Note: Item is missing (Nov. 2005).
Number Of Parts
a - two joined hoses - Size: Length 113.8 cm. x Width 4.9 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm.
b - gas sampling elbow - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 2.4 cm.
c - rebreathing bag (uninflated) - Size: Length 32.7 cm. x Width 8.4 cm. x Depth 3.1 cm.
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Taken from stock currently being used at Kingston General Hospital at time of donation
plastic: grey; clear; blue
(a) the number "4" is raised on the plastic where the two tubes join; (c) the rebreathing bag is stamped "2L // SINGLE USE ONLY // NON CONDUCTIVE"; manufacturing information listed on a piece of paper enclosed with the system reads, "Cat. 19408-212 // Baxter // Circle // Anaesthesia // System // 22 mm x 120 cm (40") // with Gas Sampling Elbow // 2 Litre Rebreather Bag // (L) A7E07 // Single Patient Use // Made in Canada // Distributed by // Baxter Corporation // Toronto, Ontario, Canada" - in English and French (original attached)
Storage Room 0009
Circle anaesthesia system was puto onto the Ohio Modulus Anaesthetic Gas Machine
The system arrived new and in its original packaging; #2 no new damage
Dr. Ray Matthews; see product information label (attached)
Circle anaesthesia system was puto onto the Ohio Modulus Anaesthetic Gas Machine (on loan from OHMEDA - a division of BOC Canada Ltd.) by Dr. Matthews
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001