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tongue depressor

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Dates
1850
1910
c. 1850-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.192.1
Description
Blunt metal instrument with brown wooden handle that has a fine geometric pattern on both sides.
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Accession Number
1969.192.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Diagnosis, Oral -- instrumentation
MM= Depressor -- tongue
Description
Blunt metal instrument with brown wooden handle that has a fine geometric pattern on both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1850
1910
c. 1850-1910
Date Remarks
The pattern on the handle indicates the date the instrument was made.
Material
metal: black
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-1
Dimension Notes
Length 21.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.222.1
Description
Brass syringe with plunger.
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Accession Number
1969.222.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Brass syringe with plunger.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
S. Maw, Son & Thompson
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
On cylinder: "S. MAW // THOMPSON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Gruber's ear speculum

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6020
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.358.1
Description
A metal ear speculum with an oval tip.
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Accession Number
1969.358.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
Description
A metal ear speculum with an oval tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: brownish-grey
Inscriptions
"T. G. H." three times.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 3.75 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Laycock's folding tongue depressor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6047
Dates
1875
1906
circa 1875-1906
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.383.1
Description
Metal tongue depressor with two metal, slightly spoonlike, blades hinged so it can open and close; opens to about 100-110°.
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Accession Number
1969.383.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Diagnosis, Oral -- instrumentation
MM= Depressor -- tongue
Description
Metal tongue depressor with two metal, slightly spoonlike, blades hinged so it can open and close; opens to about 100-110°.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1875
1906
circa 1875-1906
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-1
Dimension Notes
Length 11.4 cm x Width 3.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Arnold & Sons catalogue, 1876, p. 134 (similar to Fig. 339); Down 1906 catalogue, p. 301 (similar to item #1367); CD #UHN
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laryngeal guillotine

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6184
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.52.1
Description
An L-shaped metal tube with a wooden handle at one end and two tiny cutting loops at the other end; a lever at end of handle is pressed to move the the cutting loops.
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Accession Number
1969.52.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Description
An L-shaped metal tube with a wooden handle at one end and two tiny cutting loops at the other end; a lever at end of handle is pressed to move the the cutting loops.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.A.S. Vokes.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record has "19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 25.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
"Forceps for removing growths from larynx and vocal cords" - Register AM4416.
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Birmingham nasal douche

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6693
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1974.6.1
Description
A glass bottle, tubular, with one end curving upward for placement in nose; there is a hole at the end; on the upward side is a small spouted opening.
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Accession Number
1974.6.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Description
A glass bottle, tubular, with one end curving upward for placement in nose; there is a hole at the end; on the upward side is a small spouted opening.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Lillian Massey of Scarborough.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Item belonged to a friend of Mrs. Massey living in the same building; the family had had it for about sixty years.
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1980.18.118
Description
Syringe has a bakelite body open at one end (no nozzle); at the other end is the plunger, which has graduation marks and numbers on it; plunger has a large loop at the end.
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Accession Number
1980.18.118
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Syringe has a bakelite body open at one end (no nozzle); at the other end is the plunger, which has graduation marks and numbers on it; plunger has a large loop at the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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bristle probang

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1984.19.2
Description
A sponge-tipped, flexible rod with expanding bristles and an ivory tip at the pushing end.
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Accession Number
1984.19.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cotton/Sponge, Carrier -- probang
Description
A sponge-tipped, flexible rod with expanding bristles and an ivory tip at the pushing end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.H. Wesley.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
sponge: beige
bristle: beige
ivory: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 37.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Rod has lost its flexibility.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used to locate and test strictures in the esophagus and for displacing foreign bodies down to the stomach; replaced by x-ray diagnosis and peroral endoscopy; part of a group of instruments belonging to the donor's great-grandfather, Dr. W.W. Ogden (1837-1917) and grandfather, Dr. S.M. Hay (?-1943).
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Jarvis's nasal snare

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Dates
1880
1889
circa 1880-1889
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1988.15.3
Description
Silver-plated, slender hollow tube contains piano wire that forms a loop at the distal end; secured to two pins at the proximal end of a sliding outer cover to the tube; winged projections on the tube permit the rotation of the snare, which is drawn tight by sliding the cover down.
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Accession Number
1988.15.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- snare -- loop -- nasal
Description
Silver-plated, slender hollow tube contains piano wire that forms a loop at the distal end; secured to two pins at the proximal end of a sliding outer cover to the tube; winged projections on the tube permit the rotation of the snare, which is drawn tight by sliding the cover down.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. M. Swain for Dr. Robert B. Aylesworth.
Dates
1880
1889
circa 1880-1889
Material
metal: grey; yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 17.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Plate is wearing off; a part may be missing from the proximal end--probably a milled nut.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Mechanics of Surgery," Truar, 1899, p. 732; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Robert B. Aylesworth (M.D. Victoria College 1867) practised in various parts of Ontario from 1869-1892, ending up in Toronto.
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Fraenkel's nasal speculum

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.3.4
Description
Nasal speculum has parallel, curved, fenestrated blades and a screw mechanism for dilation.
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Accession Number
1975.3.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- nasal
Description
Nasal speculum has parallel, curved, fenestrated blades and a screw mechanism for dilation.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had"late 19c."
Material
metal: greyish-brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 7.5 cm x Width 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Plating almost entirely worn off; intact, in working order; needs cleaning.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Tiemann, 1872, p. 55 (Fig. 237) and Tiemann, 1889, p. 205 (Fig. 2155) (very similar; slight difference in shape of cross piece near screw); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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