Skip header and navigation

Refine By

   MORE
   MORE

77 records – page 1 of 8.

needle sterilizer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6571
Dates
1900
1949
1900-1949
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1973.2.17 a-c
Description
A three-part cylindrical needle sterilizer consisting of a top, bottom and middle portion; the middle tray is perforated with little holes.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1973.2.17 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Needles
Suture Techniques
Antisepsis
Sterilization -- instrumentation
Description
A three-part cylindrical needle sterilizer consisting of a top, bottom and middle portion; the middle tray is perforated with little holes.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Winston S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Dates
1900
1949
1900-1949
Date Remarks
Original record had "firat half of the 20th c."
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-9
Condition Remarks
The outer case (a,b) is pocked and discoloured where the coating has worn off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 2241 (item # B/-6625); CD #UHN
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1920
1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1973.5.48
Description
A clear glass vial containing a frame wound with catgut; in about 1 1/4" of alcohol; a label is inside the vial, at the bottom.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1973.5.48
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Ligation -- instrumentation
Sutures
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
A clear glass vial containing a frame wound with catgut; in about 1 1/4" of alcohol; a label is inside the vial, at the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G. A. MacGowan of Toronto
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
1900-1920
Material
glass: clear
wood (?): beige
alcohol: clear
catgut: orange
paper (?): white
ink: black
Inscriptions
On label: "Catgut No. 1 // PLAIN // ETHICON // DON'T BOIL // Johnson & Johnson"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1920
1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1973.5.49
Description
A clear glass vial containing a frame wound with catgut; in about 1 1/4" of alcohol; a label is inside the vial, at the bottom.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1973.5.49
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Ligation -- instrumentation
Sutures
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
A clear glass vial containing a frame wound with catgut; in about 1 1/4" of alcohol; a label is inside the vial, at the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G. A. MacGowan of Toronto
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
1900-1920
Material
glass: clear
wood (?): beige
alcohol: clear
catgut: orange
paper (?): white
ink: black
Inscriptions
On label: "Catgut No. 0 // PLAIN // ETHICON // DON'T BOIL // Johnson & Johnson"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
Images
Less detail

Micro-Halstead hemostatic forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7558
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.12.21
Description
Scissor-like forceps with two rings for finger grips; snap catch ratchet; long shanks with thin, pointed jaws serrated on the inside surface edges.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1979.12.21
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hemostat
Description
Scissor-like forceps with two rings for finger grips; snap catch ratchet; long shanks with thin, pointed jaws serrated on the inside surface edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Murdoch.
Maker
Master
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-1
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Mrs. Murdoch was the daughter of the late Dr. Haber F. Teney.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.21.17
Description
An envelope of silk sutures enclosed in a sealed plastic package with a firm backing.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1979.21.17
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
An envelope of silk sutures enclosed in a sealed plastic package with a firm backing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
Ethicon, Inc.
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
plastic: clear; white
fabric: black
Inscriptions
Printed on envelope containing silk: "00 Surgical Silk // NON-BOILABLE BLACK BRAIDED // U.S.P. [U-shaped black symbol denoting silk; or perhaps the silk itself showing] TYPE B // 18 INCHES STERILE // © 685 ETHICON, INC."; at right angles to the right margin: "00 // SILK // - - - - TEAR HERE - - - - -"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 5.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1860
1952
1860-1952
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1979.24.2
Description
A folding pocket tenaculum with a tortoiseshell handle; tenaculum is a slightly curved shaft with a U-shaped hook at the end.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1979.24.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- tenaculum
Description
A folding pocket tenaculum with a tortoiseshell handle; tenaculum is a slightly curved shaft with a U-shaped hook at the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Norman Wyvell Burritt via Mrs. Rosalind Biggerstaff McLeod.
Maker
S. Maw
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1860
1952
1860-1952
Material
shell: brown
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On piece that connects the tenaculum to the handle: "S Maw // London"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Dimension Notes
Length 12.1 cm x Width 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Handle is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Norman Burritt (1894-1952) was an ENT and bronchoscopy specialist who practised in Summit, New Jersey; he was an adopted member of the Biggerstaff family in Summit and Chatham, Ont. throughout his practising life.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1870
1930
1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.28.1 a-x
Description
A walnut veneer, brass-bound box (x) with a brass lockplate and nameplate; two loose trays lined with velvet; contains 24 instruments: (a) tourniquet of brass, webbing, and leather, patented 1855; (b) trephine of brass and steel; (c) trephine handle made of synthetic horn; (d,e) flat retractors wit…
  3 images  
Accession Number
1980.28.1 a-x
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Trephining -- instrumentation
Calculi
Description
A walnut veneer, brass-bound box (x) with a brass lockplate and nameplate; two loose trays lined with velvet; contains 24 instruments: (a) tourniquet of brass, webbing, and leather, patented 1855; (b) trephine of brass and steel; (c) trephine handle made of synthetic horn; (d,e) flat retractors with curved ends; (f) trepanning elevator; (g) Hey's skull saw with cross-hatched ebony handle; (h) curved bistoury with plain ebony handle; (i) aneurism needle with plain ebony handle; (j) hernia knife; (k) scalpel with plain ebony handle; (l) canicula knife with plain ebony handle; (m) stop needle with plain ebony handle; (n) tenaculum forceps; (o) rectal trocar with plain ebony handle; (p) rectal trocar guard, silver plate; (q) lithotomy knife with cross-hatched ebony handle; (r) Dounle hook with cross-hatched ebony handle; (s) silver wire sutures; (t) ligature silk wound on a card; (u) blunt hook (?), no handle; (v) sharp hook (?), no handle; (w) keratome with bone and brass handle.
Number Of Parts
24
Part Names
a - tourniquet
b - trephine - Size: Length 12.0 cm
c - trephine - Size: Length 9.5 cm
d - retractor - Size: Length 15.0 cm
e - retractor - Size: Length 15.0 cm
f - trepanning elevator - Size: Length 14.0 cm
g - Hey's skull saw - Size: Length 17.0 cm
h - bistoury - Size: Length 17.0 cm
i - aneurism needle - Size: Length 17.0 cm
j - hernia knife - Size: Length 17.0 cm
k - scalpel - Size: Length 15.5 cm
l - canicula knife - Size: Length 15.5 cm
m - stop needle - Size: Length 12.0 cm
n - tenaculum forceps - Size: Length 24.0 cm
o - rectal trocar - Size: Length 21.0 cm
p - rectal trocar guard - Size: Length 14.0 cm
q - lithotomy knife - Size: Length 21.0 cm
r - Dounle hook - Size: Length 15.0 cm
s - wire
t - ligature silk
u - blunt hook (?) - Size: Length 4.0 cm
v - sharp hook (?) - Size: Length 4.0 cm
w - keratome - Size: Length 16.0 cm
x - case - Size: Length 34.0 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
G. Tiemann & C.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1930
1870-1930
Material
wood: brown; black
metal: yellow; silver
fabric: purple
leather
synthetic horn
bone
cardboard
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-1
Condition Remarks
(i) eye of aneurism needle is broken; (x) veneer on box is starting to rise
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

obstetrical sutures tubes; box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8054
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
  1 image  
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
Images
Less detail

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.
  1 image  
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
Images
Less detail

abdominal retractor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8059
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.
  1 image  
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
Images
Less detail

77 records – page 1 of 8.