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reducing valve oxygen regulator

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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
997008054
Description
Flynn oxygen therapy regulator, which consists of a solid cylindrical regulator which is rounded at one end and flat at the other; the top of the regulator has a round metal glass-fronted pressure gauge which reads PSIG of oxygen; the bottom of the regulator has a cylindrical threaded piece of meta…
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Accession Number
997008054
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Respiration
Description
Flynn oxygen therapy regulator, which consists of a solid cylindrical regulator which is rounded at one end and flat at the other; the top of the regulator has a round metal glass-fronted pressure gauge which reads PSIG of oxygen; the bottom of the regulator has a cylindrical threaded piece of metal which allows the regulator to be attached to an anaesthesia machine; the back of the regulator has a metal oxygen gas cylinder yoke which hooks up a cylinder of oxygen gas to the regulator.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Flynn
Site Made (Country)
USA / Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Regulator dates from the 1960's-1970'2
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
plastic: red
Inscriptions
A label on the side of the regulator reads, "FLYNN // O-TWO SYSTEMS // OXYGEN THERAPY // REGULATOR // USE NO OIL // R-2759 // MADE IN CANADA"; the pressure gauge reads, "Flynn // 4000 LB. TEST // UL [encased in a circle] // SA-479 BU-2581-AH // MADE IN U.S.A. // At 70° F (21.1° C.)"; the gauge is also labelled in increments of PSIG asn KPa as well as "1/4 // 1/2 // 3/4 // FULL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.0 cm. x Width: 11.6 cm. x Depth: 13.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The regulator arrived dirty and dusty; the metal parts show little wear and no corrosion; the glass and plastic parts are complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews, John Sikora; Ohio catalogue, 1964, p. 51
Research Facts
This is a single-stage oxygen regulator for a small tank (likely for an Etank)
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anaesthesia mask

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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008079
Description
Flynn anaesthesia mask, which consists of a mount, body and edge molded from a single piece of plastic; the mount is a short cylindrical hollow open piece; the body is convex-shaped with edges that turn up inside; the plastic is see-through.
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Accession Number
997008079
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
Flynn anaesthesia mask, which consists of a mount, body and edge molded from a single piece of plastic; the mount is a short cylindrical hollow open piece; the body is convex-shaped with edges that turn up inside; the plastic is see-through.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Flynn
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Mask dated to the 1970's
Material
plastic: light green
Inscriptions
Raised lettering at the bottom of the body reads, "FLYNN // 3 // MADE IN CANADA // 83-3"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.1 cm. x Width: 14.1 cm. x Depth: 8.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask arrived dirty and dusty; the plastic is sticky in some areas (even after cleaning) indicating deterioration; the plastic has no cracks or missing sections and is still flexible; minor discolouration of the plastic is visible; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthew
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery - Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Nov. 2, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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