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skin staple extractor

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
995005059
Description
(a) Metal scissor-like staple extractor with flat arms and narrow, beak-like jaws; (b) clear plastic and paper package; plastic is contoured, while cardboard packaging has printed information and illustrations of staple removal.
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Accession Number
995005059
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Wound Healing
MM= Ligation and Suture -- stapler -- staples and wound clips
Description
(a) Metal scissor-like staple extractor with flat arms and narrow, beak-like jaws; (b) clear plastic and paper package; plastic is contoured, while cardboard packaging has printed information and illustrations of staple removal.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - staple remover - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - package - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 1.8 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
Ethicon, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Somerville
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Based on date on package
Material
paper: white
metal: silver
plastic: clear
cardboard: white
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on arm: "Z1046"; engraved on other arm: "PAT. NO. // 4026520"; (b) printed on back of package: "STAPLE REMOVAL // PSX // PROXIMATE* // SKIN STAPLE EXTRACTOR // CONTENTS: ONE SKIN STAPLE EXTRACTOR // STERILE – DISPOSABLE: STERILITY GUARANTEED UNLESS // PACKAGE OPENED OR DAMAGED. DO NOT RESTERILIZE // DIRECTIONS // [directions listed] // Dispose of extracted staple and extractor safely. // ETHICON* // MANUFACTURED FOR ETHICON, INC., SOMERVILLE, N.J. 08876 // MADE IN U.S.A. *TRADEMARK LOT NO. XH6943 // © ETHICON, INC. 1979 // PAT. NO. 4026520 PEEL TAB"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Condition Remarks
(a) Shows a general lack of wear; (b) package opened, paper creased, but still flexible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Images
Less detail