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infant hand resuscitator

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Dr Kim Turner Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
998032001 a-j
Description
An infant hand resuscitator consisting of a resuscitator; one impulse timer; a complete mask; a mask cushion; a glass tube with rubber tubing; a glass tube; rubber tube; two catheter adapters; all are contained in a triple-hinged case with two latches.
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Accession Number
998032001 a-j
Collection
Dr Kim Turner Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Resuscitation -- instrumentation
Pediatrics
Emergency Medicine
Description
An infant hand resuscitator consisting of a resuscitator; one impulse timer; a complete mask; a mask cushion; a glass tube with rubber tubing; a glass tube; rubber tube; two catheter adapters; all are contained in a triple-hinged case with two latches.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - resuscitator - Size: Length 36.25 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
b - impulse timer - Size: Length 64.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 12.0 cm
c - complete mask - Size: Length 5.6 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
d - mask cushion with valve stem - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
e - glass tube with rubber tubing - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
f - glass tube - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
g - rubber tubing - Size: Length 82.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
h - catheter adapter - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
i - catheter adapter with metal ring - Size: Length 3.2 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
j - case (propped open) - Size: Length 39.0 cm x Width 23.5 cm x Depth 12.5 cm
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Dr Kim Turner of Kingston General Hospital, Department of Anesthesia.
Maker
V. Ray Bennett and Associates, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Los Angeles
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Date based on a similar item in a magazine with the same date.
Material
Metal: silver, grey
rubber: red, brown, black
glass: clear
plastic: clear, red, green, black
paint: black, yellow, white
wood: grey
fabric: black
paper: beige
Inscriptions
(a) has a metal plate fixed to the side of the gauge with the name of the object and the name and place of its maker; also "PATENT APPLIED FOR // MODEL IHR-5 SER. NO. 104"; a pressure scale on the top; (b) text painted on includes the object's particulars and "CALIBRATED FOR // 50 CM PRESSURE"; (c) "PATENT NO. 2540567 BENNETT INF-1" pressed into the plastic under the rubber and only mirror image is visible; (d) "A6" printed on the rubber; (e) "[Illeg.] BARDEX [Illeg.]" printed on the rubber; (j) "NICKLE IV" handwritten on tape under the handle; "MASKS" and "CATHETER // ADAPTERS" printed on the shelf inside the case; text on the label on the inside of the lid includes the object's particulars and information regarding oxygen use.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-1
Condition Remarks
(a) has dried rubber tubing; (b) has discoloured tubing; (c) rubber is very discoloured and misshapen; (d) rubber is blackened and misshapen; (e) rubber is drying and discoloured in parts; (f) good; (g) spots on rubber tubing; (h) stain on glass; (i) glass is misshapen; (j) areas of corrosion on latches; lining is frayed and stained in parts; label on inside of lid is yellowing and peeling off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Pictorial Review of Pediatric Anesthesia Artifacts," George S. Bause, published in "American Society of Anesthesiologists Newsletter," Vol. 62 No. 9, September 1998, p. 13; CD #2.
Research Facts
Used for resuscitation in the case of a respiratory emergency in newborn infants; model GBL (Goddard-Bennett-Lovelace); it is manually operated and controls the degree of lung inflation.
Images
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