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urine specimen bottle

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
995005001
Description
Cylindrical urine specimen bottle, wider at the base and with a pouring spout at the top; sides have writing embossed on the glass including graduated measurements; deep cap seat holds cover securely.
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Accession Number
995005001
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Description
Cylindrical urine specimen bottle, wider at the base and with a pouring spout at the top; sides have writing embossed on the glass including graduated measurements; deep cap seat holds cover securely.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., graduate of the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1947; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the front of the bottle: "URINE // SPECIMEN // BOTTLE"; embossed on the back and differentiated with full lines at number markings and half markings in between: "1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 OZ."; embossed on bottom of bottle are five symbols: " 6 // 4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row D
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass shows signs of mild wear on base of bottle; upon arrival, bottle was very dirty and had an opaque film of dirt, dust and mould inside; cleaning has returned bottle to original state, with clean, clear glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalogue (C30)," AHSC (Canada) Ltd., 1964 (item #13600)
Research Facts
Used for medical analysis of urine specimens.
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urine specimen bottle

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
995005002
Description
Cylindrical urine specimen bottle, wider at the base and with a pouring spout at the top; sides have writing embossed on the glass including graduated measurements; deep cap seat holds cover securely; empty.
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Accession Number
995005002
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Description
Cylindrical urine specimen bottle, wider at the base and with a pouring spout at the top; sides have writing embossed on the glass including graduated measurements; deep cap seat holds cover securely; empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., graduate of the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1947; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the front of the bottle: "URINE // SPECIMEN // BOTTLE"; embossed on the back and differentiated with full lines at number markings and half markings in between: "1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 0Z."; embossed on bottom of bottle are five symbols: "6 // 4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row D
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass shows signs of mild wear on base of bottle; upon arrival, bottle was very dirty and had an opaque film of dirt, dust and mould inside; cleaning has returned bottle to original state, with clean, clear glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalogue (C30)," AHSC (Canada) Ltd., 1964 (item #13600)
Research Facts
Used for medical analysis of urine specimens.
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urine specimen bottle

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
995005003
Description
Cylindrical urine specimen bottle, wider at the base and with a pouring spout at the top; sides have writing embossed on the glass including graduated measurements; deep cap seat holds cover securely.
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Accession Number
995005003
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Description
Cylindrical urine specimen bottle, wider at the base and with a pouring spout at the top; sides have writing embossed on the glass including graduated measurements; deep cap seat holds cover securely.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., graduate of the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1947; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on the front of the bottle: "URINE // SPECIMEN // BOTTLE"; embossed on the back and differentiated with full lines at number markings and half markings in between: "1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 OZ."; embossed on bottom of bottle are five symbols: " 6 // 4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row D
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass shows signs of mild wear on base of bottle; upon arrival, bottle was very dirty and had an opaque film of dirt, dust and mould inside; cleaning has returned bottle to original state, with clean, clear glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalogue (C30)," AHSC (Canada) Ltd., 1964 (item #13600)
Research Facts
Used for medical analysis of urine specimens.
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Boehringer Ingelheim dermatology portfolio

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
995005085 a-oo
Description
(a) A vinyl portfolio case, which opens like a book and has a plastic pocket on the left inside flap and a vinyl pouch that closes fully via a flap; contains (b-oo) a series of dermatology identification cards with full-colour pictures; clinical, epidemiological and treatment information; as well a…
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Accession Number
995005085 a-oo
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Dermatology
Manuals
Description
(a) A vinyl portfolio case, which opens like a book and has a plastic pocket on the left inside flap and a vinyl pouch that closes fully via a flap; contains (b-oo) a series of dermatology identification cards with full-colour pictures; clinical, epidemiological and treatment information; as well as an advertisement for the drug Betnovate.
Number Of Parts
40
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 21.4 cm x Width 21.5 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - wide scope betnovate card - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 18.5 cm
c - herpes fibrilis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
d - listerosis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
e - herpes zoster card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
f - tularaemia card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
g - vaccinia card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
h - discoid lupus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
i - dermatomysitis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
j - morphoea card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
k - fixed drug eruptions card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
l - bromoderma card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
m - necrobiosis lipoidica card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
n -purpura card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
o - pigmented purpura eruptions card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
p - Waterhouse-Fredrichsen card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
q - allergic purpura card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
r - idiopathic t. purpura card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
s - purpura eruptions card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
t - tumours card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
u - keratoacanthoma (coarse) card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
v - early lesion card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
w - lamellar card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
x - lentigo maligna card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
y - histology card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
z - lichen planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
aa - geographic tongue card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
bb - l. planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
cc - l. planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
dd - stomatitis nicotinica card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
ee - l. planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
ff - scrofuloderma card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
gg - cutis laxa card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
hh - poikiloderma card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
ii - keratosis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
jj - Peutz-Jeghers card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
kk - berloque card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
mm - tuberculosis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
nn - porphyria card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
oo - erysipeloid card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Boehringer Ingelheim Products
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
vinyl: black; white
paper: white; black, tan
i8nk:black, silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front cover: "Boehringer Ingelheim Portfolio"; on spine: "Dermatology"; on back cover: "BOEHRINGER // INGELHEIM // Boehringer Ingelheim Products // Division of Geigy (Canada) Limited // Montreal 9."; (b) printed on front: "Pr // Wide scope Betnovate // In the treatment of Lichen Simp;ex // [illustration captions listed]"; on reverse: "Pr // Wide scope Betnovate // Swiftly suppresses // all steroid responsive dermatoses // [medical information listed] // Glaxo-Allenburys (Canada) // Ltd, 52 Barton Toad, Weston // Ontario // OC5301–BS/9265 Printed in England"; (c) printed on front: "27.51 // Dermatoses caused by virus // HERPES SIMPLEX // (Herpes febrilis) // [medical information listed]"; on back: "Boehringer Ingelheim Portfolio // Division of Geigy (Canada) Limited // Montreal 9 // Printed in England"; (d) printed on front: "24.81 // Dermatoses caused by bacilli // LISTERIOSIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (e) printed on front: "27.33 // Dermatoses caused by virus // HERPES ZOSTER // (Shingles) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c);
(f) printed on front: "24.37 // Dermatoses caused by bacilli // TULARAEMIA // (Rabbit fever, dry fly fever) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (g) printed on front: "27.13 // Dermatoses caused by virus // VACCINIA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (h) printed on front: "48.41 // Collagen diseases // DISCOID Lupus // ERYTHEMATOSUS [sic] // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (i) "48.83 // Collagen diseases // DERMATOMYOSITIS // (Polymyositis) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (j) "49.13 // Collagen diseases // MORPHOEA // (localized scleroderma) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (k) "52.71 // Drug eruptions // FIXED DRUG ERUPTIONS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (l) "52.71 // Drug eruptions // BROMODERMA// [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (M) "55.53 // Skin and general medicine // NECROBIOSIS LIPOIDICA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (n) "65.01 // Purpura // GENERAL DESCRIPTION // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (o) "66.73 // Purpura // PIGMENTED PURPURIC ERUPTIONS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (p) "65.01 // Purpura // WATERHOUSE-FREDERICHSEN SYNDROME // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (q) "66.43 // Purpura // ANAPHYLACTOID PURPURA (Allergic Purpura) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (r) "65.32 // Purpura // IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPOENIC PURPURA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (s) "66.75 // Purpura // PIGMENTED PURPURIC ERUPTION // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (t) "85.20 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (General) // (Molluscum sebaceum) // [medical information listed]"; on back: copyright information identical to (c) listed in top right corner; medical information listed; (u) "85.23 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA (course) // (Molluscum sebaceum) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (v) "85.21 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (early lesion) // (Molluscum sebaceum) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (w) "85.25 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (lamellar) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (x) "73.61 // Pigment // LENTIGO MALIGNA // (Hutchinson's melanotic freckle) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (y) "85.27 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (histology) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (z) "42.11 // Papular Dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (aa) "95.18 // Mucous membrane // GEOGRAPHIC TONGUE // (Exfoliata areata linguae) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (bb) "42.15 // Papular dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (cc) "42.35 // Papular dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (dd) "95.83 // Mucous membrane // STOMATITIS NICOTINICA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (ee) "42.13 // Papular dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (ff) "22.23 // Dermatoses caused by // Mycobacteria // LUPUS VULGARIS - SCROFULODERMA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (gg) "16.21 // Congenital disorders // CUTIS LAXA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (hh) "16.21 // Congenital disorders // POIKILODERMA // CONGENITALE // (Rothmund-Thompson syndrome) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (ii) "18.51 // Congenital disorders // KERATOSIS PALMARIS // ET PLANTARIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (jj) "13.61 // Congenital disorders // PEUTZ-JEGHERS SYNDROME // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (kk) "16.21 // External effects on the skin // Light // BERLOQUE DERMATITIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (mm) "22.41 // Dermatoses caused by // Mycobacteria // TUBERCULOSIS // VERRUCOSA CUTIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (nn) "32.65 // External effects on the skin // Light //PORPHYRIA CUTANEA TARDA // (Actinic, traumatic, bullous, // porphyrin dermatosis) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (oo) "24.31 // Dermatoses caused by // bacilli // ERYSIPELOID // (ROSENBACH) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c);
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Condition Remarks
Vinyl cover is worn and slightly stained; (aa) has a dog-eared corner
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
The pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim was founded in 1885 by Albert Boehringer (1861-1939) in Ingelheim am Rhein. From its beginnings in 1885 when it employed just 28 people in Nieder-Ingelheim, the company has since become a global enterprise.
Ingelheim portfolio. Physical description; unpaged : color illustrations ; 21 cm. Notes; No date or title page; title from slip case spine. Alternative title from head of printed letter in front pocket of each volume. Includes index. Index .Summary; Comprises separate cards, some folded, contained in slip cases. Each card describes and illustrates a type of infection or disease. Subjects; Atlases. Skin Diseases. Genre; Illustrated.
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Dates
1961
1980
circa 1961-1980
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
995005110 a-b
Description
Empty brown cylindrical glass bottle (a) with black metal screw cap (b); paper label covers circumference; embossed letters on base.
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Accession Number
995005110 a-b
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Antidepressive Agents
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty brown cylindrical glass bottle (a) with black metal screw cap (b); paper label covers circumference; embossed letters on base.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Site Made (City)
Kirkland
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
1980
circa 1961-1980
Date Remarks
Expiry date; Merck Sharp & Dohme formed in 1961
Material
glass: brown
metal: black
paper: white
ink: black, green, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label, left side, vertical: "18821 // ANTIDEPRESSANT // Usual Adult Dosage: // For maintenance, 25 mg. two to four times a day. // Complete prescribing information available on request. // Keep container tightly closed. // Protect from light. // For Oral Use Only."; left side, horizontal: "MSD // 100
Ca3288 // DIN 016330 // Pr // TABLETS // 124 // ELAVIL* // AMITRIPTYLINE HYDROCHLORIDE // TABLETS, MDS Std. // 25 mg each // * Trademark // MERCK SHARP & DOHME // CANADA LIMITED KIRKLAND, QUE."; / LOT 2939 W // EX. DATE 10-80"; embossed on bottom of bottle: "18 // 20"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1
Dimension Notes
a - Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
b - Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor residue on top rim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Web site
Research Facts
Amitriptyline, sold under the brand name Elavil among others, is a medicine used to treat a number of mental illnesses.
Elavil (amitriptyline) is a tricyclic antidepressant. Elavil affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression and is used to treat symptoms of depression.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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dental drill controls

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Dates
1957
1970
circa 1957-1970
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997010003
Description
Controls for Borden Airotor dental drill consists of vertical rectangular metal carcass supported by base on wheels; carcass has slot for retractable drill bit , metal handle, dial and gage at front and top, hook on side and handle at back which opens panel to interior compartment; interior has mec…
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Accession Number
997010003
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental High Speed Equipment
Dentistry
Dental Restoration, Permanent
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- drill
Description
Controls for Borden Airotor dental drill consists of vertical rectangular metal carcass supported by base on wheels; carcass has slot for retractable drill bit , metal handle, dial and gage at front and top, hook on side and handle at back which opens panel to interior compartment; interior has mechanism including plastic and metal tubes, cloth braided cable, two glass jars and plastic bottle; carcass has cables at back; one cable ends in foot-operated pedal and another cable in metal nozzle attachment for external compressor.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston
Maker
Amalgamated Dental Engineering Industries Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walton-On-Thames
Site Made (State)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1957
1970
circa 1957-1970
Date Remarks
Date based on date of first commercially manufactured and distributed Borden Airotor, style of "Sterling" label indicates c 1950s.
Material
metal: beige, silver, yellow
plastic: grey, black, clear
rubber: black, grey, clear
glass: clear
fabric: black, grey
liquid: yellow
Inscriptions
Embossed on nameplate affixed to carcass: "Sterling"; printed on metal plate: "STERLING CONTROLS // FOR // BORDEN AIROTOR // AN "AMALGAMATED DENTAL" PRODUCT // TYPE 4 // SERIAL NO 2477".
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 99.0 cm x Width 32.0 cm x Depth 27.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paint wearing off carcass; minor scratching on sides; organic residue on base and in slot; rubber edging is cracked and detaching from carcass at top; interior walls of carcass stained and rusting; rubber ring stiff; plastic bottle stained; glass jar showing fracture lines; cloth braided cable is frayed and cut at one end; cable to pedal is beginning to pulverize; rubber on pedal is torn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Wikipedia; CD #6
Research Facts
Used as controls for Borden Airotor dental drill
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examination chair

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997010009 a-b
Description
(a) examination chair consists of enamel painted metal base with 4 legs; threaded vertical shaft with wheel to adjust height extends from base to support vinyl covered seat; seat back and arm rests are adjustable; two gooseneck lamps extend from seat back; bulbs of lamps have round plastic casing w…
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Accession Number
997010009 a-b
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination -- instrumentation
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
(a) examination chair consists of enamel painted metal base with 4 legs; threaded vertical shaft with wheel to adjust height extends from base to support vinyl covered seat; seat back and arm rests are adjustable; two gooseneck lamps extend from seat back; bulbs of lamps have round plastic casing with glass convex lens; each lamp has switch and electric cord and plug; adjustable head rest extends from seat back and includes rolls of paper; loose paper (b) label attached to seat with tape.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - examination chair - Size: Length 1.30 m. x Width 65.0 cm. x Depth 57.5 cm.
b - label - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm.
Provenance
Used at Hotel Dieu Hospital
Maker
Surgical Mechanical Research Inc.
Site Made (City)
Newport Beach
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Date based on appearance of object
Material
metal: silver, light green
paint: light green
vinyl: dark green
plastic: black, grey
rubber: black
wood: brown
fabric: black
glass: transparent, translucent
paper: white, yellow, black
Inscriptions
Printed on sticker affixed to head rest: "Surgical Mechanical Research, Inc. // 883 WEST 16th STREET, NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA"; engraved on metal of seat back: "R66015"; printed on sticker affixed to lamp: "AJUSCO // ADJUSTABLE // FIXTURE CO. // MILWAUKEE, WIS."; embossed on plastic casing of lamp: "SURG.MECH.RESEARCH // L.A. CALIF."; printed on label taped to artifact: "Underwriter's Laboratories. Inc. // LISTED // PORTABLE LAMP // ISSUE 50,148 // AJUSCO // [MIL]WAUKEE, WISCONSIN"
Permanent Location
(a): Storage Room W1
W1-11-1
(b): Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 18
Condition Remarks
Coating flaking from leg and exposed metal rusting; legs are scratched; fabric detaching from back of seat; light rust on arm and head rests; plastic broken on right arm rest and on left lamp casing; adhesive residue on seat back; slight pulverization of rubber on head rest; paper on head rest ripped.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5; CD #6
Research Facts
Used for examination, possibly dental
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Dates
1968
1986
circa 1968 – 1986
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis
Cardiology
Supplies, Hospital
Accession Number
997010011
Description
Full cylindrical semi-transparent plastic Cardio-Cream squeeze bottle with non-removable cylindrical white plastic screw cap; nearly full with white cream; base has slight circular push up with lot number stamped in black ink and manufacturer information embossed; cylindrical body has straight side…
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Accession Number
997010011
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis
Cardiology
Supplies, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Supplies, Hospital
Electrocardiography
Electroencephalography
Electrosurgery
Diagnosis
Description
Full cylindrical semi-transparent plastic Cardio-Cream squeeze bottle with non-removable cylindrical white plastic screw cap; nearly full with white cream; base has slight circular push up with lot number stamped in black ink and manufacturer information embossed; cylindrical body has straight sides with product information and direction printed in English on front and in French on back in navy ink; mold lines on sides from base to top; flat shoulders taper to cylindrical finish with continuous external thread; cap has thick vertical indents in sides and sides taper to flat top with hinged rectangular spout nozzle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1968
1986
circa 1968 – 1986
Date Remarks
Presence of Ingram & Bell logo adopted in late 1960s; company became Ingram & Bell Inc. in 1986
Material
plastic: semi-clear, white
ink: navy, black
Inscriptions
Printed on front of bottle: “CARDIO-CREAM // An electroconductive cream designed // to give maximum conductivity between // skin and electrode. For use in electro- // cardiography, electroencephalography // and electrosurgical procedures. // DIRECTIONS: Apply a thin layer of // cream onto the skin areas. // Choose // areas relatively free of hair. Spread the // cream evenly and attach the electrode. // The emulsifying action solubilizes the // skin oils thus ensuring a good contact. // After using, the cream may be mas- // saged into skin or wiped off with // a tissue. // FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY // INGRAM & BELL LIMITED // TORONTO // CANADA”; stamped on bottom in black ink: “(L) 384140”; embossed on bottom: “PLAX”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row B
Length
13.4 cm
Diameter
4.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor fading of stamped lot number on base
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Artifact
Document
Website
Reference Comments
Label on artifact (997.010.011)
Ingram & Bell Limited. Pharmaceutical Catalogue, 1969.
MDS Inc. “Mds Inc. Annual Information Form for the Year Ended October 31, 2002.” MDS Inc., 2003.
“Cardinal Health Canada Inc.” Canadian Business Resource, Canadian Newspaper Services International Limited, 2019. Accessed 7 August 2019.
Research Facts
Cardio-Cream was a product marketed by Ingram & Bell specifically for use in hospitals and for medical professionals; it was an electroconductive cream used in electrocardiography, electroencephalography, and electrosurgical procedures.
Ingram & Bell Limited was a medical supply company first established in Toronto in 1905; the company became a Canadian leader in the distribution of medical products; their wide selection included equipment, surgical tools, and pharmaceuticals; as the company grew, they established branches in Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver; became Ingram & Bell Inc. and 49% owned by MDS in 1986; MDS acquired 100% in 1993; became Source Medical Corporation after merger with Allegiance Healthcare Canada Inc. in 1997; acquired by Cardinal Health Canada Inc. in 2005.
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Dates
1968
1986
circa 1968 – 1986
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis
Cardiology
Supplies, Hospital
Accession Number
997010012
Description
Full cylindrical semi-transparent plastic Cardio-Cream squeeze bottle with non-removable cylindrical white plastic screw cap; nearly full with white cream; base has slight circular push up with lot number stamped in black ink and manufacturer information embossed; cylindrical body has straight side…
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Accession Number
997010012
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis
Cardiology
Supplies, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Supplies, Hospital
Electrocardiography
Electroencephalography
Electrosurgery
Diagnosis
Description
Full cylindrical semi-transparent plastic Cardio-Cream squeeze bottle with non-removable cylindrical white plastic screw cap; nearly full with white cream; base has slight circular push up with lot number stamped in black ink and manufacturer information embossed; cylindrical body has straight sides with product information and direction printed in English on front and in French on back in navy ink; mold lines on sides from base to top; flat shoulders taper to cylindrical finish with continuous external thread; cap has thick vertical indents in sides and sides taper to flat top with hinged rectangular spout nozzle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1968
1986
circa 1968 – 1986
Date Remarks
Presence of Ingram & Bell logo adopted in late 1960s; company became Ingram & Bell Inc. in 1986
Material
plastic: semi-clear, white
ink: navy, black
Inscriptions
Printed on front of bottle: “CARDIO-CREAM // An electroconductive cream designed // to give maximum conductivity between // skin and electrode. For use in electro- // cardiography, electroencephalography // and electrosurgical procedures. // DIRECTIONS: Apply a thin layer of // cream onto the skin areas. // Choose // areas relatively free of hair. Spread the // cream evenly and attach the electrode. // The emulsifying action solubilizes the // skin oils thus ensuring a good contact. // After using, the cream may be mas- // saged into skin or wiped off with // a tissue. // FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY // INGRAM & BELL LIMITED // TORONTO // CANADA”; stamped on bottom in black ink: “(L) 384140”; embossed on bottom: “PLAX”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row B
Length
13.4 cm
Diameter
4.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor fading of stamped lot number on base
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Artifact
Document
Website
Reference Comments
Label on artifact (997.010.012)
Ingram & Bell Limited. Pharmaceutical Catalogue, 1969.
MDS Inc. “Mds Inc. Annual Information Form for the Year Ended October 31, 2002.” MDS Inc., 2003.
“Cardinal Health Canada Inc.” Canadian Business Resource, Canadian Newspaper Services International Limited, 2019. Accessed 7 August 2019.
Research Facts
Cardio-Cream was a product marketed by Ingram & Bell specifically for use in hospitals and for medical professionals; it was an electroconductive cream used in electrocardiography, electroencephalography, and electrosurgical procedures.
Ingram & Bell Limited was a medical supply company first established in Toronto in 1905; the company became a Canadian leader in the distribution of medical products; their wide selection included equipment, surgical tools, and pharmaceuticals; as the company grew, they established branches in Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver; became Ingram & Bell Inc. and 49% owned by MDS in 1986; MDS acquired 100% in 1993; became Source Medical Corporation after merger with Allegiance Healthcare Canada Inc. in 1997; acquired by Cardinal Health Canada Inc. in 2005.
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Grass photo stimulator

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Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
997024001 a-d
Description
A photo stimulator consisting of (a) removable flash lamp, attached to adjustable horizontal rod supported by (b) vertically adjustable stand with triangular cast iron base; lamp connects to (c) control unit by electrical cord with specialized five-prong plug; control unit has vents on two sides, …
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Accession Number
997024001 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Neurology -- instrumentation
Epilepsy
Seizures
Description
A photo stimulator consisting of (a) removable flash lamp, attached to adjustable horizontal rod supported by (b) vertically adjustable stand with triangular cast iron base; lamp connects to (c) control unit by electrical cord with specialized five-prong plug; control unit has vents on two sides, rubber feet and metal supporting stand; control unit sides have various outlets; electrical cord with plug is attached to control unit; (d) external monitor cable attaches to control unit via two-pronged metal connector.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - flash lamp - Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 14.0 cm
b - stand - Size: Length 131.5 cm x Width 79.0 cm x Depth 36.0 cm
c - control unit - Size: Length 24.8 cm x Width 20.2 cm x Depth 18.8 cm
d - external monitor cable - Size: Length 245.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Donated by KGH via Graeme McKay
Maker
Grass Medical Instruments
Site Made (City)
Quincy
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Date Remarks
Date based on appearance of artifact
Material
metal: silver, black, grey
plastic: grey, black, yellow, translucent
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Imprinted on flash lamp end: "HEYCO"; printed on sticker affixed to stand: "ATLAS SOUND"; printed on face of control unit: "GRASS PS22 // PHOTO // STIMULATOR // MODEL PS22 A // SERIAL"; imprinted on the end of connector of external monitor cable: "HEYCO".
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-2-2
Condition Remarks
Flash lamp is scratched on handle and paint has minor chipping; horizontal rod, shaft and base of stand are rusted; plastic coating on electrical cord is cracked at joint of control unit; control unit top has minor stains; otherwise control unit is very good; external monitor cable is stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Effect of Photo-Stimulation on the Autonomic Nervous System As Measured by Entrainment Ratios of Heart Rate Variability" by Julie Penick, 2003, pages 58-62; CD #5; CD #6.
Research Facts
Used as diagnostic tool for epilepsy and other seizure disorders and for light therapy. Stand has been assembled from various parts. Flash lamp and control unit have different manufacturer than stand.
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