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ultrasonic nebulizer machine

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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008011
Description
De Vilbiss ultrasonic nebulizer, model 35B, which consists of a rectangular plastic and metal case with a hollow cylindrical plastic piece on top; the top section has a plastic hose leading inside the machine and another hook-up section with an open/close attachment; the front of the machine has an…
Accession Number
997008011
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- machine
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- nebulizer
Description
De Vilbiss ultrasonic nebulizer, model 35B, which consists of a rectangular plastic and metal case with a hollow cylindrical plastic piece on top; the top section has a plastic hose leading inside the machine and another hook-up section with an open/close attachment; the front of the machine has an on/off switch and light, an add couplant light, a reset switch and a power adjust knob (numbered from 1 to 10); the base of the machine has four round feet and an electric cord coming from the back left; the nebulizer was attached to a 5-wheeled stand (997.008.032) by Dr. Matthews
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
The De Vilbiss Co.
Site Made (City)
Somerset
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Date Remarks
Machine dates from the 1980's; dated as having had preventive maintenance on March 26, 1990
Material
plastic: black; clear; white
metal: silver; yellow
Inscriptions
The bottom labels read, "115 VOLTS 50-60 HZ // 0.75 AMP. NOM. LINE CURRINE // THE DE VILBISS CO. // SOMERSET, PENNSYLVANIA" and "DEVILBISS Ultrasonic nebulizer // MODEL // 35B // SERIAL // 50455"; the front reads, "DE VILBISS // Ultrasonic nebulizer 35B // THE DEVILBISS COMPANY // SOMERSET, PA. // U.S. PAT. NO. 3,387,607 // CAN. PAT. NO. 777,453 // OTHER PATS. PENDING // F.C.C. TYPE APPROVAL NO. U346"; the switch, lights and knob are all labelled; the right side of the machine lists possible hazards of the machine and also has a label which reads, "PROPERTY OF // HOTEL DIEU HOSPITAL // CODE 199-6755336 500.99 // SUPPLIER Medishiled // DEPARTMENT Resp. Tech."; the left side of the machine lists possible explosion dangers; back top reads, "CHECK FILTER: To assure // proper orientation, replace // or clean air filter weekly"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-13-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 31.4 cm. x Width: 20.9 cm. x Depth: 18.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
The nebulizer arrived very dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; attached to 997.008.032
Research Facts
This machine was used to humidify gases used for anaesthesia, before they went into the patient; stored as part of 997.008.032
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