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Yankauer ether mask

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Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1973.5.31
Description
Ether mask with a solid frame, wire mesh tear-shaped form; tear-shaped spring with loop handle holds gauze over form.
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Accession Number
1973.5.31
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- mesh
Description
Ether mask with a solid frame, wire mesh tear-shaped form; tear-shaped spring with loop handle holds gauze over form.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
fabric: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row D
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal slightly corroded; gauze is dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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Jennings mouth gag

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1980.3.11
Description
A steel, nickel-plated mouth gag with a ratchet adjustment at one end and a tongue depressor at the other.
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Accession Number
1980.3.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- dilator -- mouth gag
Description
A steel, nickel-plated mouth gag with a ratchet adjustment at one end and a tongue depressor at the other.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Stevens
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Date Remarks
Record says, "First half 20th C."
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
Ann Baillie exhibit: The Trouble with . . . Tonsils! Sept. 2004
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
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Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
Dr. D. W. Cockburn Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
998015001
Description
Silver metal Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper consists of a single shaft ending with two curved tube spouts facing opposite directions, an 'S' shaped bend at the bottom and a piece of brown tapered cork located where the shaft would fit snugly into the ether bottle.
Accession Number
998015001
Collection
Dr. D. W. Cockburn Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Silver metal Esmarch's ether drop bottle stopper consists of a single shaft ending with two curved tube spouts facing opposite directions, an 'S' shaped bend at the bottom and a piece of brown tapered cork located where the shaft would fit snugly into the ether bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Date based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 11.1 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber with minor lifting at the bottom; spouts show evidence of minor red corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Wikipedia" website; "Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, 6th Ed."St. Louis, Missouri. 1895; p. 21 (similar to model # 3003)
Research Facts
Ether was created and used during the 1840's to eliminate pain during surgery. American physician Crawford W. Long noticed that his friends felt no pain when they injured themselves while staggering around his office while under the influence of ether and then thought about its potential during surgery.
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