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Baxter Circle Anaesthesia System

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Dates
1990
1997
circa 1990-1997
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023004 a-c
Description
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…
Accession Number
997023004 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
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
3
Part Names
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.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Baxter Corporation
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1990
1997
circa 1990-1997
Date Remarks
Taken from stock currently being used at Kingston General Hospital at time of donation
Material
rubber: grey
plastic: grey; clear; blue
tape: white
Inscriptions
(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)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-1
Temporary Location
Circle anaesthesia system was puto onto the Ohio Modulus Anaesthetic Gas Machine
Condition Remarks
The system arrived new and in its original packaging; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; see product information label (attached)
Research Facts
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
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001
Less detail
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
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
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
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
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments", Storz, 1966, p. 239 (similar to item # N-7434)
Research Facts
Used in the OR at KPH during oral surgery.
Images
Less detail