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obstetrical sutures tubes; box

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.10 a-d
Description
Three curved glass tubes containing non-boilable catgut sutures with atraumatic needle in a clear liquid; come in a cardboard box
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Accession Number
1980.3.10 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Three curved glass tubes containing non-boilable catgut sutures with atraumatic needle in a clear liquid; come in a cardboard box
Number Of Parts
4
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
catgut: brown
metal: silver
cardboard: yellow; black; red
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "Heat Sterilized [cursive] // Sutures [cursive] // THERMO-FLEX // (NON-BOILABLE) // 40-Day Chromic // Kalmerid Catgut // OBSTETRICAL // SUTURES // Half-Circle // Atraumatic Needle // Size 2 685 // THREE TUBES . . ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dermis strands tube; box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8058
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.4 a-b
Description
A glass vial with rubber cap contains boilable sutures; comes in a cardboard box.
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Accession Number
1980.3.4 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
A glass vial with rubber cap contains boilable sutures; comes in a cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
F.W. Jaeger
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
cardboard: white; black
glass: clear
suture material: brown
rubber: brown
Inscriptions
On box: "Twenty-five Strands // DERMIS (STERILE) // F.W. JAEGER (BOILABLE) 76 Atherton Street, Boston, Mass."; label on glass vial reads, "Medium Dermis Boilable 25 strands F.W. Jaeger"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Condition Remarks
Rubber decayed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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abdominal retractor

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.5
Description
Chrome handle and grip ends in a fenestrated, circular piece at right angles to the handle.
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Accession Number
1980.3.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- abdominal
Description
Chrome handle and grip ends in a fenestrated, circular piece at right angles to the handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Trudell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-6
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.8
Description
A whetstone or hone set into a wooden box with a lid; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1980.3.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A whetstone or hone set into a wooden box with a lid; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Date Remarks
Sheet has, "First half 20th C."
Material
flint: grey
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 10.3 cm x WIdth 3.6 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood is stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Harrington retractor

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034062
Description
Harrington retractor, which has a hollow acrylic handle with finger grooves on the underside for gripping and a rounded tip turning inwards; the top of the handle is flat; the handle flattens out with a flat blade embedded in the centre; the blade flares outwards and then curves in at a 90° angle; …
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Accession Number
997034062
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- abdominal
Description
Harrington retractor, which has a hollow acrylic handle with finger grooves on the underside for gripping and a rounded tip turning inwards; the top of the handle is flat; the handle flattens out with a flat blade embedded in the centre; the blade flares outwards and then curves in at a 90° angle; the end flares outwards to a heart shape with a rounded ridge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Weck
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Material
metal: silver
acrylic: green
Inscriptions
"Cardio" is engraved on bottom side of handle; "WECK -- USA STAINLESS" is stamped into the metal on the top of the handle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-5
Dimension Notes
Length 33.0 cm x Width 13.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion; the handle shows wear, with scratches and splits in the material
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Weck Surgical Instruments and Products," by Pilling Weck, 1992, p. A-85
Research Facts
Used for retracting tissue and organs during abdominal and chest surgery.
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Cushing tissue forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4365
Dates
1926
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034082
Description
Tweezer-like instrument with two flat pieces joined at a rounded end; inner sides are flat, tapering to points that turn inward at a 90° angle and end with sharp tips; the tips have teeth, two on one blade and one on the other, which interlock when the forceps are closed; the outer sides of blades …
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Accession Number
997034082
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Wound Healing
Dissection, instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Tweezer-like instrument with two flat pieces joined at a rounded end; inner sides are flat, tapering to points that turn inward at a 90° angle and end with sharp tips; the tips have teeth, two on one blade and one on the other, which interlock when the forceps are closed; the outer sides of blades are flat with horizontal gripping grooves at the mid-section.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1926
1980
circa 1960-1980
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"ORTHO H/85" etched on metal; "Germany 8510 Codman 62 30-1145 STAINLESS" stamped in the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-16
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows no staining or corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," by Codman and Shurtleff Inc., 1976, p. 36 (item # 30-1145)
Research Facts
Used for picking up and holding onto tissue during surgery; can also be used for changing sterile dressings of surgical wounds.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
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Doyen periosteal elevator

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Dates
1935
1955
circa 1935-1955
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034084
Description
Periosteal elevator, with a handle that is hexagonal and tubular with a rounded end; the handle tapers to a cylindrical shaft; the shaft tapers slightly to a blade that curves at an acute, rounded angle and comes around to form a semi-elongated circle with a rounded tip; the inside of the handle is…
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Accession Number
997034084
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Dissection, instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- elevator -- periosteal
Description
Periosteal elevator, with a handle that is hexagonal and tubular with a rounded end; the handle tapers to a cylindrical shaft; the shaft tapers slightly to a blade that curves at an acute, rounded angle and comes around to form a semi-elongated circle with a rounded tip; the inside of the handle is flat.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Downs
Site Made (City)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1935
1955
circa 1935-1955
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"OR Gen INST Room 2/86" engraved on handle; "ENGLAND R DOWNS SURGICAL" stamped on metal on handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-16
Dimension Notes
Length 18.2 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows no corrosion; some staining on shaft of instrument.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., by Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. M3 (item MC-105-02-Q)
Research Facts
Used for dissecting the periosteum from the ribs and separation of the ribs.
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Deaver retractor

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034093
Description
The Deaver retractor has a hollow handle with grooves to fit the human hand; the end of the handle is four-sided with rounded edges; tip of handle joins with a flat blade; the blade curves out and then in to form a semicircle with flat edges; the tip of the blade is rounded; overall, the object loo…
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Accession Number
997034093
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- general operating
Description
The Deaver retractor has a hollow handle with grooves to fit the human hand; the end of the handle is four-sided with rounded edges; tip of handle joins with a flat blade; the blade curves out and then in to form a semicircle with flat edges; the tip of the blade is rounded; overall, the object looks like a question mark.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"OR" engraved on handle; "Lawton [in script] Germany LAMB HANDLE U.S. PAT. 2390544 GERM. PAT. 802467" stamped into metal on handle; "STAINLESS" stamped into metal on blade.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 31.7 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Finish on the handle shows a great deal of wear; some staining on blade; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalogue No. 2/80," by Lawton Surg. Inst., p. 421 (item #20-1816)
Research Facts
Used for retracting tissue and organs during surgery.
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Deaver retractor

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034094
Description
The Deaver retractor has a hollow handle with grooves to fit the human hand; the end of the handle is four-sided with rounded edges; tip of handle joins with a flat blade; the blade curves out and then in to form a semicircle with flat edges; the tip of the blade is rounded; overall, the object loo…
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Accession Number
997034094
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- general operating
Description
The Deaver retractor has a hollow handle with grooves to fit the human hand; the end of the handle is four-sided with rounded edges; tip of handle joins with a flat blade; the blade curves out and then in to form a semicircle with flat edges; the tip of the blade is rounded; overall, the object looks like a question mark.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Cardio" engraved on blade; "C.U." engraved on handle; "lawton Germany LAMB HANDLE U.S. Pat. 802467" stamped into metal on handle; "STAINLESS" stamped into metal on blade.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 31.7 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Finish on the handle shows a great deal of wear; minor staining on blade; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalogue No. 2/80," by Lawton Surg. Inst., p. 421 (item #20-1816)
Research Facts
Used for retracting tissue and organs during surgery.
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Deaver retractor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4613
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034096
Description
The Deaver retractor has a hollow bulbous handle witha turned-up rounded tip at the end; the tip of the handle joins with a flat blade with rounded edges; the blade curves out and then in to form a semicircle; the tip of the blade is rounded; overall, the object looks like a question mark.
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Accession Number
997034096
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- general operating
Description
The Deaver retractor has a hollow bulbous handle witha turned-up rounded tip at the end; the tip of the handle joins with a flat blade with rounded edges; the blade curves out and then in to form a semicircle; the tip of the blade is rounded; overall, the object looks like a question mark.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Stille
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"OR" engraved on inside of blade; "STILLE // SWEDEN" inside of an oval with a star at either end; a larger star layer beneath oval; this is all etched on inside of blade.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 32.0 cm x Width 13.5 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle is discoloured with minor dents and scratches; minor scratches on blade; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Weck Surgical Instruments and Products," by Pilling Weck, 1992, p. A-84 (similar to item #481803)
Research Facts
Used for retracting tissue and organs during surgery.
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