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anaesthesia mask

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008087
Description
Ohio anaesthesia mask, which consists of a convex-shaped body with a metal support attached to the top; the bottom of the mask has a hollow cylindrical piece with round openings at both sides and a round opening at the bottom; the inside of this has a round foam insert at both sides; the edges of t…
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Accession Number
997008087
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask
Description
Ohio anaesthesia mask, which consists of a convex-shaped body with a metal support attached to the top; the bottom of the mask has a hollow cylindrical piece with round openings at both sides and a round opening at the bottom; the inside of this has a round foam insert at both sides; the edges of the mask are rounded and turned up inside the mask.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Ohio Chemical & Surgical Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Mask dates from early 1950's
Material
rubber: green
metal: black; silver
foam: beige
Inscriptions
The bottom outside of the mask has the manufacturer's symbol of "OHIO [enclosed in a diamond shape]"; the inside has "4C" raised in the rubber
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Width: 15.7 cm. x Depth: 6.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask arrived dirty and dusty; the rubber is cracked in several spots and is no longer very flexible; the foam is very deteriorated and is disintegrating into powder; the metal parts show no corrosion; #2: dried, hard foam
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Dr. Valentinus "Nick" Nekus; manufacturing information from 1964 Ohio catalogue
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inhaler mask strap

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008089
Description
Black rubber anaesthesia mask strap, which consists of a single piece of rubber with a square central section that has a round hole in the centre and four vertical straps coming off each corner; the vertical straps are flat and each have 22 small round holes punched into them; there is a small manu…
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Accession Number
997008089
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Black rubber anaesthesia mask strap, which consists of a single piece of rubber with a square central section that has a round hole in the centre and four vertical straps coming off each corner; the vertical straps are flat and each have 22 small round holes punched into them; there is a small manufacturer's label at the bottom of the central section.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Ohio Chemical & Surgical Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Mask strap dates from the 1960's-1970's
Material
rubber: black; red; white
Inscriptions
The manufacturer's label reads, "OHIO [enclosed in a diamond shape] // Ohio Chemical // CONDUCTIVE // UL ["U" superscr.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.6 cm. x Width: 68.2 cm. x Depth: 0.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask arrived dirty and dusty; the rubber has some very small cracks, but is still flexible; the manufacturer's label is cracked, but complete; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; similar to the strap illustrated in 1964 Ohio catalogue, p. 31
Research Facts
The strap was used to hold an anaesthesia mask down firmly onto a patient's face over the nose and mouth
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery - Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 18, 2001
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oxygen regulator

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997037401
Description
Oxygen regulator has two chromium-plated brass gauges with glass covers; one gauge is graduated from 2 to 15 litres flow per min.; the second gauge is graduated from 0 to 3,000 lbs per square inch; plastic adjustment knob has knurled finger grip and automatic stop at on/off positions; adjustment kn…
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Accession Number
997037401
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Respiration
Description
Oxygen regulator has two chromium-plated brass gauges with glass covers; one gauge is graduated from 2 to 15 litres flow per min.; the second gauge is graduated from 0 to 3,000 lbs per square inch; plastic adjustment knob has knurled finger grip and automatic stop at on/off positions; adjustment knob connects to both gauges; metal fitting extends from rear of adjustment knob, terminating in a hexagonal bolt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Linde
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
plastic: green; white
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The left-hand gauge has increment marks on the outer edge of the front and the numbers, "0 1000 2000 3000"; centre of the front of the gauge reads: "MADE IN U.S.A. // LB. PER SQ. IN. // USE NO OIL // Linde® // UNION // CARBIDE UL // LINDE COMPANY // OXYGEN"; the right-hand gauge also has increment lines and numbers on the outer edge of the front:"2 4 6 8 10 12 15"; centre reads, "MADE IN U.S.A. // LITERS PER MIN // USE NO OIL // OXYGEN"; top of plastic adjustment knob has embossed on it: "LINDE // TRADEMARK"; on back of central piece: "IM LINDE COMPANY [raised lettering] // UL FM [raised lettering] // MADE IN U.S.A. [raised lettering] // PATENTED R-513 [numbers stamped]"; attachment screw on back has the number "0" stamped in it.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 10.3 cm x Width 9.7 cm x Depth 8.8 cm
Condition Remarks
No apparent wear marks; ring holder on left-hand gauge is broken and no longer holds the glass in
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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