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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
997008075 a-b
Description
(a) Heidbrink anaesthesia mask, which consists of a metal body and mount and a rubber edge; the mount is round, open and threaded to allow the attachment and removal of (b) a metal attachment which is round with four hooks on it enabling it to be used with a strap to hold the mask firmly onto a pat…
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Accession Number
997008075 a-b
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
(a) Heidbrink anaesthesia mask, which consists of a metal body and mount and a rubber edge; the mount is round, open and threaded to allow the attachment and removal of (b) a metal attachment which is round with four hooks on it enabling it to be used with a strap to hold the mask firmly onto a patient's face; the body is convex in shape and the rubber edge fits inside the body and around the bottom; the edge is molded to fit snugly over a patient's nose and mouth.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anaesthesia mask - Size: Length 9.0 cm. x Width 13.9 cm. x Depth 8.4 cm.
b - mount attachment - Size: Length 4.5 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Heidbrink
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Mask dates from the mid- to late 1960's
Material
rubber: green
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The words, "HEIDBRINK NO. 116" are stamped into the upper left side of the edge; the letter "R" is on the lower left side of the mask; the upper right of the body has, "PAT. NO. 133,699" stamped into it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-9
Condition Remarks
The mask arrived dirty and dusty; the metal parts are complete and undamaged; no corrosion is visible; the rubber edge has some cracking visible, but is still flexible; #2 no new damage; #3: severe rubber damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews, Dr. Valentinus "Nick" Nekus
Research Facts
The round metal attachment with the hooks was used with a strap to help hold the mask firmly onto a patient's face
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery - Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Nov. 2, 2001; returned to storage on Dec. 17, 2001
Images
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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.
Images
Less detail