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Munde's placenta curette (irrigating)

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997034513
Description
Munde's placenta irrigating curette has a square-shaped handle with longitudinal gripping grooves on all sides; the proximal end is round and hollow to receive the irrigating tube; the tip is oval and open, with a sharp edge on one side.
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Accession Number
997034513
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery -- instrumentation
Irrigation -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- placental
Description
Munde's placenta irrigating curette has a square-shaped handle with longitudinal gripping grooves on all sides; the proximal end is round and hollow to receive the irrigating tube; the tip is oval and open, with a sharp edge on one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 29.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 317 (similar to item #9817) (please see attached photocopy); CD #4; CD #1.
Research Facts
Used to irrigate the uterine cavity to remove a retained placenta.
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Barnes' midwifery forceps

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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1976.6.16
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Accession Number
1976.6.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery
Obstetrical Forceps
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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Collyer's pelvimeter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7014
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1976.9.11
Description
Pelvimeter is composed of two rounded metal pieces connected by a roughly triangular piece that has a set screw for adjustment and a finger (?) hole; graduated in inches and cm; maximum opening 16 inches (45 cm).
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Accession Number
1976.9.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Pelvimetry -- instrumentation
Description
Pelvimeter is composed of two rounded metal pieces connected by a roughly triangular piece that has a set screw for adjustment and a finger (?) hole; graduated in inches and cm; maximum opening 16 inches (45 cm).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-5
Dimension Notes
Length 28.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Identical to 1976.9.12; CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Waterloo Region Museum and Historic Sites, Ontario L-2017-2; 4 April 2017 – 12 Jan 2018.
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Collyer's pelvimeter

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1976.9.12
Description
Pelvimeter is composed of two rounded metal pieces connected by a roughly triangular piece that has a set screw for adjustment and a finger (?) hole; graduated in inches and cm; maximum opening 16 inches (45 cm).
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Accession Number
1976.9.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Pelvimetry -- instrumentation
Description
Pelvimeter is composed of two rounded metal pieces connected by a roughly triangular piece that has a set screw for adjustment and a finger (?) hole; graduated in inches and cm; maximum opening 16 inches (45 cm).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-5
Dimension Notes
Length 28.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusted.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Identical to 1976.9.11, but in worse condition; CD #UHN
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Placenta curette

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Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1966.11.114
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Accession Number
1966.11.114
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Curettage
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Date Remarks
Original record had "1915?ca.1900"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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McLean's obstetrical forceps

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Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1972.18.2 a-b
Description
Long obstetrical forceps; solid blades; straight, overlapping parellel shanks; English lock, Simpson handles.
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Accession Number
1972.18.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
Long obstetrical forceps; solid blades; straight, overlapping parellel shanks; English lock, Simpson handles.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
b - forcep - Size: Length 38.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. G. Harvey Agnew, via Mrs. G. Harvey Agnew.
Maker
W.F. Ford
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c"
Material
metal: silver; grey
Inscriptions
"W.F. FORD // S [illeg.] CO. N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-3
Condition Remarks
Some rust and corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Braun's cranioclast

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
007023010 a-d
Description
Solid steel Braun's cranioclast with black wood attached to metal handles; consisting of a (a) straight blade and a (b) curved blade attached by a (c) metal spacer and a (d) wing nut.
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Accession Number
007023010 a-d
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
Fetal Death
Description
Solid steel Braun's cranioclast with black wood attached to metal handles; consisting of a (a) straight blade and a (b) curved blade attached by a (c) metal spacer and a (d) wing nut.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - straight blade - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - curved blade - Size: Length 45.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
c - spacer - Size: Length 0.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - wing nut - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Provenance
Designed and prototype used by Dr. Jacques-Emile Rioux, MD, MPH, FACOG.; part of the SOGC historical collection.
Maker
S. Mawson & Thompson
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
Inscriptions
Stamped in metal handle: "S. MAWSON // LONDON// & THOMPSON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-4
Condition Remarks
Some rust and wear on metal blades and screw; some scratches on wood.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Document
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Supplier's catalogue: "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 5012 (similar to item E/-545); Internet: "Accoucheur's Antique"; remarks by donor, Dr. Rioux.
"Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada," Oct. 2006, pp 909-12; both hard copy and from journal Web site; "Electrical Considerations of Laparoscopic Sterilization" in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Oct. 1973, Vol. II No. 4; CD #4.
Research Facts
Powerful destructive craniotomy forceps used to extract stillborn fetus. The smaller blade is introduced to the perforated skull, with the larger blade placed to the outer surface of the skull. The blades are locked and the fetus is extracted out.
Exhibit History
S.O.G.C. Headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario exhibit "Safe Laparoscopic Tubal Sterilisation: A Made-in-Canada Solution"--May 28, 2008 - August 2009
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