Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
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…
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
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Machine dates from the 1980's; dated as having had preventive maintenance on March 26, 1990
plastic: black; clear; white
metal: silver; yellow
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"
Storage Room 0009
Length: 31.4 cm. x Width: 20.9 cm. x Depth: 18.8 cm.
The nebulizer arrived very dirty and dusty
Dr. Ray Matthews; attached to 997.008.032
This machine was used to humidify gases used for anaesthesia, before they went into the patient; stored as part of 997.008.032