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Bivale nasal speculum

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
998001013
Description
Nasal speculum with blades held together by a screw; easily disjointed; a spring clip holds handles apart and provides tension and is removable with a screwdriver.
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Accession Number
998001013
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- nasal
Description
Nasal speculum with blades held together by a screw; easily disjointed; a spring clip holds handles apart and provides tension and is removable with a screwdriver.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at KGH
Maker
Storz
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Imprinted into handle: "2 // Storz - // Stainless";"GERMANY"; "34"; printed on handle: "N2122"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Online Medical Dictionary: "MedicineNet"; "Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings," 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 244 (similar to item # 5318); CD #1.
Research Facts
An instrument used to widen the opening of a nostril so the inside can be more easily seen; "speculum" is the Latin word for mirror.
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folding tongue depressor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9639
Dates
1900
1934
circa 1900-1934
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001211
Description
Folding tongue depressor, which consists of two pieces hinged together to form a single instrument that folds out in a 90° angle, and folds in to lie flat together; both sides have straight handles with rounded outer edges and slightly concave inner edges; the handles flare out at the tips to form …
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Accession Number
997001211
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Diagnosis, Oral
MM= Depressor -- tongue
Description
Folding tongue depressor, which consists of two pieces hinged together to form a single instrument that folds out in a 90° angle, and folds in to lie flat together; both sides have straight handles with rounded outer edges and slightly concave inner edges; the handles flare out at the tips to form bulbous ends, both of which have elongated oval fenestrations.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Dates
1900
1934
circa 1900-1934
Date Remarks
Logo type used between 1900 and 1934
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The inside of one handle has the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-1
Dimension Notes
Length 7.9 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear and some plating loss; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 239 (item #8015) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #7
Exhibit History
On display in the Anaesthesia exhibit in the KGH Hall of Honour, Sept. 27, 1997-June 2011; on loan to Canadian Anesthesiologists Society, 18-23 June 2004: L-2004.1.
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Belocque's epistaxis cannula

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8434
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1986.18.2
Description
A silver-plated, curved tube with a ring attachment at the outer end and a ring-mounted steel spring that can be pulled from the outer end.
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Accession Number
1986.18.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tampons
Epistaxis -- instrumentation
Description
A silver-plated, curved tube with a ring attachment at the outer end and a ring-mounted steel spring that can be pulled from the outer end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Harmark of Milton, Ont.; from the practice of her father, Dr. James C. Hill of Orillia, Ont.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: grey; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 13.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 1966.11.40; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used to pack posterior nares to control hemorrhage; Dr. James C. Hill practised in Orillia, Ont., until 1985.
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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1988.10.9
Description
A two-piece telescoping dark red plastic "banjo-shaped" ear trumpet with a cream plastic ear tip; attached is a black woven tape for suspension.
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Accession Number
1988.10.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Description
A two-piece telescoping dark red plastic "banjo-shaped" ear trumpet with a cream plastic ear tip; attached is a black woven tape for suspension.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Sunnybrook Hospital, ENT Department.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
plastic: translucent red; cream
fabric: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Medicine, Mystery and the Macdonalds” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 35.0 cm x Diam. 12.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
A traditional banjo style, made with twentieth-century materials.
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Betz intubation tube introducer and extractors

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Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1989.14.2 a-c
Description
Bent thick metal wires of three sizes joined at one end
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Accession Number
1989.14.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Intubation, Intratracheal
Description
Bent thick metal wires of three sizes joined at one end
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - extractor/introducer - Size: Length 21.6 cm
b - extractor/introducer - Size: Length 20.6 cm
c - extractor/introducer - Size: Length 20.4 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H. Weizel.
Maker
Frank S. Betz Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved at joint at the distal end: "PATENT APPLD FOR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Condition Remarks
Metal of (c) corroded.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Betz catalogue, 1915, p. 243; CD #UHN
Research Facts
This is a single instrument that combines extraction and introduction.
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Hartman's ear forceps

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.3.31
Description
Scissor-like forceps with a sharp, almost 90° bend in the middle; pointed tips are serrated jaws.
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Accession Number
1975.3.31
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- aural
Description
Scissor-like forceps with a sharp, almost 90° bend in the middle; pointed tips are serrated jaws.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Material
metal: brownish-grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-16
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Width 7.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Finish has worn off in many places; rusting has occurred where the finish has gone; a pin is broken off; as a result, the whole upper piece of the jaws opens and closes, instead of sliding along and pivoting at that point; #2: metal rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Kramer's ear speculum

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.3.57
Description
Speculum with flat handles, rivet joint, screw to hold blades apart at different angles; rounded, tapered blades--"duck head" appearance.
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Accession Number
1975.3.57
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
Description
Speculum with flat handles, rivet joint, screw to hold blades apart at different angles; rounded, tapered blades--"duck head" appearance.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."; patent date on item given as Jan. 9, 1900.
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"PAT. PENDING"; "PAT. JAN 9 - 1900"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Slight wear; screw to hold blades apart is missing on the right side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 3082 (similar to item #C/-5913); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1976.6.12
Description
Head mirror connected to two cloth webbing straps with a buckle for sizing.
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Accession Number
1976.6.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Description
Head mirror connected to two cloth webbing straps with a buckle for sizing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Material
fabric: brown
metal: grey
glass: silvered
plastic: light brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-1
Dimension Notes
Diam. 8.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Some tarnishing of the mirror.
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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Dates
1900
1915
1900-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1976.6.13
Description
A one-piece, funnel-shaped ear trumpet with open trumpet and curved stem ending in an earpiece, made from brown Bakelite.
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Accession Number
1976.6.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Description
A one-piece, funnel-shaped ear trumpet with open trumpet and curved stem ending in an earpiece, made from brown Bakelite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1900
1915
1900-1915
Material
plastic: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 15.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files
Betz catalogue, 1915, p. 205
Research Facts
Resembles the "Baker's Pocket Hearing Horn" in the Betz catalogue.
This artefact belonged 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.
Exhibit History
On loan to Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Audiology for exhibit, "History of Earpieces," 1 May 2013.
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electric otoscope set

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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1976.6.40
Description
Fabric-lined case containing otoscope instruments, including three aural specula.
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Accession Number
1976.6.40
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Otolaryngology -- otoscope
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
Description
Fabric-lined case containing otoscope instruments, including three aural specula.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Material
fabric: purple
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Condition Remarks
#2: (a) Specula show no signs of corrosion; some minor discolouration and scratches; (d) minor signs of use; no signs of corrosion; some patches of discolouration on black plastic; (e) minor scratches and nicks throughout; no signs of corrosion; (g) minor signs of use; some discolouration around screws; minor scratches; no signs of corrosion; (h) some minor signs of use; scratches, patches of black discolouration; glass bulb is not cracked; (i) minor scratches; piece has fallen off near small tube; box shows some signs of wear; leather has peeled or is peeling off, approx. 5%; latch has some minor discolouration and scratches.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
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.
Exhibit History
On exhibit "When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
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