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clinical oral thermometer

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.27.2
Description
Pale blue plastic case with a plastic screw-on cap containing a glass Fahrenheit thermometer with mercury.
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Accession Number
1979.27.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Thermometers
Physical Examination
Description
Pale blue plastic case with a plastic screw-on cap containing a glass Fahrenheit thermometer with mercury.
Part Names
thermometer - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H. O. Macnamara of Scarborough, Ont.
Maker
Madribon Roche
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
plastic: light blue
glass: clear
mercury: silver
Inscriptions
On thermometer: "b128 Max, 7 Min. W1365 Rexall Monogram Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the practice of Dr. H. O. Macnamara c. 1920–1930.
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dual oral thermometers case

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Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.27.3 a-c
Description
An "Empire Stubby" thermometer (a) in a plastic case (b) with a metal clip-on top (c) for insertion in a pocket; case has compartments for two thermometers while only one thermometer inside; mercury.
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Accession Number
1979.27.3 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Thermometers
Physical Examination
Description
An "Empire Stubby" thermometer (a) in a plastic case (b) with a metal clip-on top (c) for insertion in a pocket; case has compartments for two thermometers while only one thermometer inside; mercury.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H. O. Macnamara of Scarborough, Ont.
Maker
Becton & Dickinson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Material
plastic: brown
metal: silver
glass: clear
mercury: silver
Inscriptions
"B-D" inscribed on steel cap; temperature gradations marked on thermometer.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
One thermometer missing; plastic slightly decayed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Research Facts
Dr. Macnamara practised in Toronto throughout his life; retired in 1960.
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hourglass timer

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Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1981.26.7
Description
Hourglass glass timer with wooden base; contains fine grains of sand; sand glass; possibly a minute or two timer.
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Accession Number
1981.26.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Physical Examination
Description
Hourglass glass timer with wooden base; contains fine grains of sand; sand glass; possibly a minute or two timer.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Material
glass: clear
wood: reddish-brown
sand: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 9.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Lowrie's worked 62 years at his Toronto practice.
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McKesson Dermalor

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1982.4.4
Description
A wooden box containing a Wheatstone Bridge and a platinum wire skin applicator; a rectangular enamel dial occupies the top third of the box; a rheostat and an on / off switch are at the bottom; a metal attachment provides storage for the electric cord, which ends in a wand.
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Accession Number
1982.4.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Skin Temperature
Physical Examination
Description
A wooden box containing a Wheatstone Bridge and a platinum wire skin applicator; a rectangular enamel dial occupies the top third of the box; a rheostat and an on / off switch are at the bottom; a metal attachment provides storage for the electric cord, which ends in a wand.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
McKesson Appliance Co.
Site Made (City)
Toledo
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
enamel: white
plastic: black
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 22.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 10.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dermalor is an instrument for measuring skin temperature; antedates the "electronic age"; consists of a Wheatstone Bridge with variable resistance for calibration in one side of the bridge and a platinum wire skin applicator in the other.
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Folin-Wu blood sugar tube

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1986.1.6 a
Description
A narrow glass 25-ml tube open at one end that has a very small lip; the tube narrows halfway down and ends with a bulb; there is a ground space near the open end for labelling.
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Accession Number
1986.1.6 a
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Blood Glucose
Description
A narrow glass 25-ml tube open at one end that has a very small lip; the tube narrows halfway down and ends with a bulb; there is a ground space near the open end for labelling.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. G. Watt of Toronto.
Maker
Exax
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved in ground space: "1"; below that is engraved "K // EXAX // [illeg.] // 25 ml"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used to make a blood sugar determination; the test solution and reagent are mixed in the bulb and during subsequent heating, the mixture is protected from aerial reoxidation by the decrease in surface area created by the constriction in the tube; Otto Knut Olof Folin (1867-1934) was an American biochemist; Dr. J. G. Watt practised internal medicine and haematology at the Toronto Western Hospital ca. 1950-1980s.
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Folin-Wu blood sugar tube

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1986.1.6 b
Description
A narrow glass 25-ml tube open at one end that has a very small lip; the tube narrows halfway down and ends with a bulb; there is a ground space near the open end for labelling.
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Accession Number
1986.1.6 b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Blood Glucose
Description
A narrow glass 25-ml tube open at one end that has a very small lip; the tube narrows halfway down and ends with a bulb; there is a ground space near the open end for labelling.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. G. Watt of Toronto.
Maker
Exax
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved in ground space: "2"; below that and on the other side of the tube is engraved "K // EXAX // [illeg.] // 25 ml"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used to make a blood sugar determination; the test solution and reagent are mixed in the bulb and during subsequent heating, the mixture is protected from aerial reoxidation by the decrease in surface area created by the constriction in the tube; Otto Knut Olof Folin (1867-1934) was an American biochemist; Dr. J. G. Watt practised internal medicine and haematology at the Toronto Western Hospital ca. 1950-1980s.
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Folin-Wu blood sugar tube

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1986.1.6 c
Description
A narrow glass 25-ml tube open at one end that has a very small lip; the tube narrows halfway down and ends with a bulb; there is a ground space near the open end for labelling.
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Accession Number
1986.1.6 c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Blood Glucose
Description
A narrow glass 25-ml tube open at one end that has a very small lip; the tube narrows halfway down and ends with a bulb; there is a ground space near the open end for labelling.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. G. Watt of Toronto.
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Inscriptions
Engraved in ground space: "STAND"; below that and on the other side of the tube is engraved "K // EXAX [surrounded by an oval shape] // [triangle] // 25 ml"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used to make a blood sugar determination; the test solution and reagent are mixed in the bulb and during subsequent heating, the mixture is protected from aerial reoxidation by the decrease in surface area created by the constriction in the tube; Otto Knut Olof Folin (1867-1934) was an American biochemist; Dr. J. G. Watt practised internal medicine and haematology at the Toronto Western Hospital ca. 1950-1980s.
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bracelet stethoscope

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1986.12.2 a-b
Description
A wooden box contains a Bowles-type stethoscope; there is a chestpiece with a metal cover over the diaphragm, joined metal tubes, and a metal bracelet; all rubber connecting tubes are absent; box has a paper label on the inside of the lid.
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Accession Number
1986.12.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Stethoscopes
Auscultation -- instrumentation
Blood Pressure Determination
Description
A wooden box contains a Bowles-type stethoscope; there is a chestpiece with a metal cover over the diaphragm, joined metal tubes, and a metal bracelet; all rubber connecting tubes are absent; box has a paper label on the inside of the lid.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
stethoscope chest piece - Size: Diam. 4.5 cm
box - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. C. Filkin; miscellaneous items from the practice of her late husband, Dr. Armstrong, surgeon at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto.
Maker
George P. Pilling & Son Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
wood: brown
paper: yellow
ink: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "BRACELET STETHOSCOPE // A BLOOD PRESSURE STETHOSCOPE // BOWLES PATENT // MADE BY THE GEORGE P. PILLING & SON CO. // PHILADELPHIA, PA."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Condition Remarks
All rubber tubing is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Armstrong practised in Toronto from 1920 to 1950.
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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009006 a-o
Description
Long narrow hinged wooden box holds the Truelove-Salt Biopsy instrument and six blades, Frankfeld grasping forceps, tweezers, oritinal instrument and syringe instructions.
Accession Number
994009006 a-o
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Description
Long narrow hinged wooden box holds the Truelove-Salt Biopsy instrument and six blades, Frankfeld grasping forceps, tweezers, oritinal instrument and syringe instructions.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 56.0 cm. x Width 12.3 cm. x Depth 7.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 19.0 cm. x Width 3.4 cm. x Depth 0.6 cm.
c - syringe barrel - Size: Length 9.4 cm. x Diameter1.9 cm.
cc - syringe plunger - Size: Length 10.2 cm. x Diameter1.5 cm.
d - biopsy instrument - Size: Length 51.0 cm. x Width 7.6 cm. x Depth 3.0 cm.
e - grasping forceps - Size: Length 50.0 cm. x Width 3.0 cm. x Depth 2.1 cm. x Diameter0.4 cm.
f - forceps - Size: Length 14.5 cm. x Width 1.2 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
g-h - loose blade x 2 - Size: Length 2.0 cm. x Width 0.6 cm. x Depth 0.6 cm.
i-l - blades (pkg) x 4 - Size: Length 7.2 cm. x Width 2.8 cm. x Depth 0.7 cm.
m - syringe instructions - Size: Length 22.0 cm. x Width 9.4 cm.
n - instrument instructions - Size: Length 44.7 cm. x Width 10.1 cm.
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Maker
Vann Bros. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
metal: silver
nylon: black; white
cellophane: clear
paper: blue; black; white
wood: light brown
Inscriptions
"VANN BROS. LTD. // 63, WEYMOUTH STREET // LONDON, ENGLAND // BRITISH PAT. // APPLIED FOR. // MADE IN ENGLAND"; "British Pat. No. 815046"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-6
Research Facts
this instrument is designed for taking biopsy specimens of the mucosa of the lower colon and rectum in cases of ulcerative colitis, amoebiasis, schistosomiasis and bacillary dysentery; this instrument is for use under direct vision through a sigmoidoscope with a 20.0 cm reach.
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009022
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps with alligator jaws with 60.0 cm working length and "basket" to retain specimen; activated by a scissor grip.
Accession Number
994009022
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Bronchoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps with alligator jaws with 60.0 cm working length and "basket" to retain specimen; activated by a scissor grip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital patients.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
"Mueller & Co. (1956) Catalogue", #SU-1101, p. 504
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MEDICON // GERMANY // STAINLESS STEEL // 3 // SIU"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 67.5 cm. x Width: 9.5 cm. x Depth: 0.5 cm.
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