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reducing valve oxygen regulator

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Dates
1965
1985
circa 1965-1985
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008054
Description
Flynn oxygen therapy regulator, which consists of a solid cylindrical regulator which is rounded at one end and flat at the other; the top of the regulator has a round metal glass-fronted pressure gauge which reads PSIG of oxygen; the bottom of the regulator has a cylindrical threaded piece of meta…
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Accession Number
997008054
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Respiration
Description
Flynn oxygen therapy regulator, which consists of a solid cylindrical regulator which is rounded at one end and flat at the other; the top of the regulator has a round metal glass-fronted pressure gauge which reads PSIG of oxygen; the bottom of the regulator has a cylindrical threaded piece of metal which allows the regulator to be attached to an anaesthesia machine; the back of the regulator has a metal oxygen gas cylinder yoke which hooks up a cylinder of oxygen gas to the regulator.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Flynn
Site Made (Country)
USA / Canada
Dates
1965
1985
circa 1965-1985
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
plastic: red
Inscriptions
A label on the side of the regulator reads, "FLYNN // O-TWO SYSTEMS // OXYGEN THERAPY // REGULATOR // USE NO OIL // R-2759 // MADE IN CANADA"; the pressure gauge reads, "Flynn // 4000 LB. TEST // UL [encased in a circle] // SA-479 BU-2581-AH // MADE IN U.S.A. // At 70° F (21.1° C.)"; the gauge is also labelled in increments of PSIG asn KPa as well as "1/4 // 1/2 // 3/4 // FULL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.0 cm. x Width: 11.6 cm. x Depth: 13.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The regulator arrived dirty and dusty; the metal parts show little wear and no corrosion; the glass and plastic parts are complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews, John Sikora; Ohio catalogue, 1964, p. 51
Research Facts
This is a single-stage oxygen regulator for a small tank (likely for an Etank)
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anaesthesia mask

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008079
Description
Flynn anaesthesia mask, which consists of a mount, body and edge molded from a single piece of plastic; the mount is a short cylindrical hollow open piece; the body is convex-shaped with edges that turn up inside; the plastic is see-through.
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Accession Number
997008079
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
Flynn anaesthesia mask, which consists of a mount, body and edge molded from a single piece of plastic; the mount is a short cylindrical hollow open piece; the body is convex-shaped with edges that turn up inside; the plastic is see-through.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Flynn
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
plastic: light green
Inscriptions
Raised lettering at the bottom of the body reads, "FLYNN // 3 // MADE IN CANADA // 83-3"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.1 cm. x Width: 14.1 cm. x Depth: 8.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask arrived dirty and dusty; the plastic is sticky in some areas (even after cleaning) indicating deterioration; the plastic has no cracks or missing sections and is still flexible; minor discolouration of the plastic is visible; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthew
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery - Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Nov. 2, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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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.
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