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Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008081
Description
Metal mask ring, which is open and round in the centre and has four rounded pieces which come out into a square shape and are bent upwards to form four equally-spaced hooks; the ring attachment is made of a single piece of metal.
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Accession Number
997008081
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Metal mask ring, which is open and round in the centre and has four rounded pieces which come out into a square shape and are bent upwards to form four equally-spaced hooks; the ring attachment is made of a single piece of metal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.6 cm. x Width: 4.6 cm. x Depth: 0.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask attachment arrived dirty and dusty; the metal shows some wear, but is complete and has no corrosion visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The attachment was put onto the mount of an anaesthesia mask, then used with a strap to help hold the mask firmly onto a patient's face
Images
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Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008082
Description
Metal mask ring, which is open and round in the centre and has four rounded pieces which come out into a square shape and are bent upwards to form four equally-spaced hooks; the ring attachment is made of a single piece of metal.
Accession Number
997008082
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Metal mask ring, which is open and round in the centre and has four rounded pieces which come out into a square shape and are bent upwards to form four equally-spaced hooks; the ring attachment is made of a single piece of metal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.6 cm. x Width: 4.6 cm. x Depth: 0.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask attachment arrived dirty and dusty; the metal shows some wear, but is complete and has no corrosion visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The attachment was put onto the mount of an anaesthesia mask, then used with a strap to help hold the mask firmly onto a patient's face
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Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008083
Description
Metal mask ring, which is open and round in the centre and has four rounded pieces which come out into a square shape and are bent upwards to form four equally-spaced hooks; the ring attachment is made of a single piece of metal.
Accession Number
997008083
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Metal mask ring, which is open and round in the centre and has four rounded pieces which come out into a square shape and are bent upwards to form four equally-spaced hooks; the ring attachment is made of a single piece of metal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.6 cm. x Width: 4.6 cm. x Depth: 0.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask attachment arrived dirty and dusty; the metal shows some wear, but is complete and has no corrosion visible; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The attachment was put onto the mount of an anaesthesia mask, then 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-Oct. 24, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008088 a-b
Description
(a) Length of cylindrical hollow rubber hose with tapered metal ends; one end has a round piece attached, that is threaded inside to allow the attachment of (b) a cylindrical metal nozzle with a flat round plastic end; there are two holes in the end
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Accession Number
997008088 a-b
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- tube
Description
(a) Length of cylindrical hollow rubber hose with tapered metal ends; one end has a round piece attached, that is threaded inside to allow the attachment of (b) a cylindrical metal nozzle with a flat round plastic end; there are two holes in the end
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - hose - Size: Length 306.3 cm. x Diameter2.3 cm.
b - nozzle - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Diameter3.8 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Ohio
Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Material
rubber: green
metal: silver
plastic: blue
Inscriptions
(a) The small end of the hose has "N2O ["2" subscr.]" stamped in the metal; (b) the metal part of the nozzle has, "Ohio // UL [enclosed in a circle] // MOD.51 // N2O ["2" subscr.]" stamped in it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-4
Condition Remarks
The rubber is very flexible and shows no cracks or damage; there are two small paint stains visible; all metal and plastic parts show no damage or excessive wear; the hose arrived dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews, John Sikora
Research Facts
This hose is inaccurately set up with a green (oxygen) hose and a nitrous oxide attachment; the nozzle end with plastic attachment (b) would have attached to an anaesthesia machine
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Ruben nonrebreathing valve

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Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997016067 a-d
Description
Ruben nonrebreathing valve, which consists of a main body with side and bottom pieces; the main body (a) is made of hollow rounded clear plastic with round threaded openings on the left, right, and bottom sides; there is a piece of yellow plastic in the shape of two joined round discs and a wire sp…
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Accession Number
997016067 a-d
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Ruben nonrebreathing valve, which consists of a main body with side and bottom pieces; the main body (a) is made of hollow rounded clear plastic with round threaded openings on the left, right, and bottom sides; there is a piece of yellow plastic in the shape of two joined round discs and a wire spring inside the main body; the right side of the main body attaches with (b) an inlet channel; this channel is made of hollow cylindrical blue metal with threading at its left side to allow it to attach to the main body and an open round right side; there is a yellow plastic piece lining the inside of this channel with a metal wire inside it and a convex-shaped wire mesh covering the piece near the threading; the left side of the main body attaches with (c) an outlet channel; this channel is made of hollow cylindrical gold metal with threading at its right side to allow it to attach to the main body, and a round open left side; there is a round piece of plastic with six holes covering this opening and a wire spring behind that; the bottom of the main body attaches with (d) the airway connector channel; this channel is made of hollow cylindrical red metal with threading at the top to allow it to attach to the main body and a round open bottom.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - valve body - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b - inlet channel - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
c - outlet channel - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
d - airway connector channel - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond.
Maker
S & W
Site Made (Country)
Denmark
Dates
1990
2000
circa 1990-2000
Material
metal: yellow; red; blue; silver
plastic: clear; white; yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Lettering etched onto the front of the main body reads, "S & W // Patent // MADE IN // DENMARK"; "709" is etched into the back of the main body
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-3
Condition Remarks
The plastic and metal parts show only very minor wear; the plastic parts are complete and undamaged and the metal parts show no corrosion; #2: severe rubber and leather damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Articles on the valve use (see attached photocopies); CD #1
Research Facts
The airway connector channel connects with the airways of the patient
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rebreathing bag

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Dates
1995
2000
circa 1995-2000
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023003
Description
Anaesthetic rebreathing bag, which consists of a piece of oval-shaped hollow rubber, tapered at both ends; the bottom and sides are closed and there is a solid cylindrical piece with a rubber ring attached to it at the bottom; the top is open with a round rubber lip; the bag will inflate and hold a…
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Accession Number
997023003
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Respiration, Artificial
Description
Anaesthetic rebreathing bag, which consists of a piece of oval-shaped hollow rubber, tapered at both ends; the bottom and sides are closed and there is a solid cylindrical piece with a rubber ring attached to it at the bottom; the top is open with a round rubber lip; the bag will inflate and hold air; manufacturing information is stamped onto the front, near the top, in yellow lettering.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Medical & Industrial Equipment
Site Made (Country)
United Kingdom
Dates
1995
2000
circa 1995-2000
Date Remarks
Rebreathing was new in 1997
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Lettering stamped onto the outside front, near the top, reads: "MIE // CONDUCTIVE // BS 3353 // ISO 5362 // 2 LITRE // MADE IN // UNITED KINGDOM."; the back near the bottom is stamped, "0595 20"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.9 cm. x Width: 32.7 cm. x Depth: 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
#1 The rebreathing bag is new and has never been used; the rubber has no cracks or stains; #2 after being on exhibit, the rubber deteriorated at the connection ring and broke apart; the bag and the connection ring are now separated
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
This rebreathing bag was attached to anaesthesia machine (997.008.009) by Dr. Ray Matthews
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Aug. 1999 (removed due to damage)
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Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
Accession Number
997023007 a-b
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, isoflurane (now empty) and a safety cap with spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom and a cylindrical threaded neck; below the threading on the neck is a piece of purple plastic which h…
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Accession Number
997023007 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Pharmacy
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle which contained liquid inhalation anaesthetic, isoflurane (now empty) and a safety cap with spout; (a) the bottle is made of amber glass; it is cylindrical in shape with a flat closed bottom and a cylindrical threaded neck; below the threading on the neck is a piece of purple plastic which has notches corresponding with (b) a safety cap, which is round and threaded inside; there are two notches on the side which fit the bottle notches; there is a hole in the top of the cap with a plastic tube going through it; the plastic tube has another corrugated plastic tube around it; the end of the tube has a pin index piece of plastic which will only fit into an isoflurane vaporizer.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.7 cm. x Diameter5.0 cm.
b - safety cap with spout - Size: Length 18.4 cm. x Diameter3.7 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Material
metal: dark grey
plastic: purple; clear
glass: amber
paper: white
Inscriptions
(a) a printed paper label on the bottle reads, "100 ml e No ["o" superscripted] B506 // Pr DIN 02032384 // ISOFLURANE USP // Inhalation // Anaesthetic // Anesthesique // par inhalation // ABBOTT // Contains: ISOFLURANE 99.9% // Administration: Surgical Anaesthesia: [listed] // Maintenance: [listed] // nonflammable non explosive // Abbott Laboratories, Limited // Montreal Canada // 005-525-202" (in English and French); "(L)31094VA // Exp. 07-2002"; the bottom of the bottle has a raised "8" and "N" in the glass; (b) raised lettering in the top of the cap reads, "ISOFLURANE // Ohmeda"; the pin indexed end piece is stamped "010096"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row E
Condition Remarks
The bottle and cap arrived with no evidence of heavy wear; the bottle seal has been broken and the contents used; the paper, glass and plastic parts are in pristine condition; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The pin index system ensures that the proper anaesthetic agent is put into a vaporizer; this is done by having unique pin index shapes for each anaesthetic agent
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13 1997-Nov. 2, 2001
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Dates
1995
2000
1995-2000
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023009
Description
Bottle of intravenous anaesthetic, pentothal, that is about 1/3 full of a very pale yellow liquid; the bottle is cylindrical in shape with a flat round bottom which has a flattened section on one side; the bottle has rounded shoulders and a short cylindrical neck; the top is round and plugged with …
Accession Number
997023009
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Bottle of intravenous anaesthetic, pentothal, that is about 1/3 full of a very pale yellow liquid; the bottle is cylindrical in shape with a flat round bottom which has a flattened section on one side; the bottle has rounded shoulders and a short cylindrical neck; the top is round and plugged with a rubber and metal stopper; a plastic pouring spout goes through the rubber stopperl this spout has two cylindrical plastic tubes coming from it -- one goes upwards, the other at a 45 deg. angle from the central spout; both tubes have plastic caps on them; there are two paper manufacturing labels on the outside of the bottle: a yellow label on top of a white label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1995
2000
1995-2000
Date Remarks
Expirey date of Sept. 22/97 is written on the bottle
Material
metal: silver
plastic: white; clear
glass: clear
paper: white; yellow
rubber: black
pentothal: light/clear yellow
Inscriptions
The outside of the bottle has a raised scale in the glass; this scale is marked in increments of "50 // 100 // 150 // 200"; raised figures on the bottom of the bottle read, "0 // 95 // III // 27"; the yellow paper label reads, "PENTOTHAL * 2.5% SOLUTION (25 mg/ml) // THIS BOTTLE CONTAINS MEDICATION FOR SEVERAL PATIENTS // USE RECONSTITUTED SOLUTION WITHIN 24 HOURS. DISCARD UNUSED PORTION // PREPARED BY A. MEIKLE DATE SEPT. 22/97 // * TM // ABBOTT LABORATORIES, LIMITED // Montreal, Canada" in English and French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.7 cm. x Diam. : 7.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
All parts of the bottle (glass, plastic, metal, rubber and paper) are in pristine condition with no visible damage; some of the bottle's contents have been used; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The solution will settle over time.
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13 1997-Oct. 2, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Olivercrona-Norlen aneurysm clip applicator and removing forceps

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Dates
1970
2000
circa 1970-2000
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
997034066
Description
The aneurysm clip applicator has a scissor-like handle with thumb and mid-finger holds; both handles are bevelled and saddle-like; 4.5 cm from the thumb ring is a circular-topped bolt, fully threaded, with a serrated top, that goes through upper and lower handles, acting as a lock and release mecha…
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Accession Number
997034066
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- clip
Description
The aneurysm clip applicator has a scissor-like handle with thumb and mid-finger holds; both handles are bevelled and saddle-like; 4.5 cm from the thumb ring is a circular-topped bolt, fully threaded, with a serrated top, that goes through upper and lower handles, acting as a lock and release mechanism for the applicator; riveted to the lower sides of top inner handles is a flat, metal strip extending to just below the serrated bolt inserted on the inside of lower handle; this strip acts as a spring; 9 cm from base of handle is a sliding box joint with two attached blades extending for 14 cm; distal end is shaped like a duck's head, with a beak; inner side of "beak" has serrated markings ending with jaws that meet at each end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman & Shurtleff
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1970
2000
circa 1970-2000
Material
metal: silver (dull)
Inscriptions
Right side: "GERMANY" stamped into the metal; left side, top arm of handle has "CODMAN & SHURTLEFF" stamped into the metal; lower arm has "STAINLESS" stamped into the metal; inner side of right arm has "11"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 14.5 cm x Width 12.2 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
There are scratch marks on handles; discolouration at sliding joint on shaft; well used; slight amount of rust at sliding joint; #2: no active corrosion; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments & Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca 1982, p. J42 (item JN-190-01-E)
Research Facts
Used for applying and removing clips during brain surgery; also for clipping aneurysms
Exhibit History
On display at the Goethe Institut, Toronto, October 18, 2002-March 2003
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Gigli wire saw handle

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Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
997034224
Description
Saw handle, which is T-shaped; the top is solid, circular metal contoured for finger gripping on both sides of centre; the ends are flat; the bottom of the "T" is a solid metal hook.
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Accession Number
997034224
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
Neurology -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- saw -- skull
Description
Saw handle, which is T-shaped; the top is solid, circular metal contoured for finger gripping on both sides of centre; the ends are flat; the bottom of the "T" is a solid metal hook.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1980
2000
circa 1980-2000
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Codman Stainless USA" etched into handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Dimension Notes
Length 5.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Small amount of staining, no corrosion; #2: no change
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Weck Surgical Instruments and Products," by Pilling Weck, 1992, p. G-52 (similar to item #572130)
Research Facts
Used for holding end of Gigli saw to cut through the cranium.
Exhibit History
On display at the Goethe Institut, Toronto, October 18, 2002-March 2003
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