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Bridine Solution

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
995005020
Description
A plastic, cylindrical bottle with a closed, flat bottom; a casting seam bisects the bottom and there is a curving slot-like indentation; top tapers sharply to the stuck-on white plastic cap, which has a closed, flat top and vertical ridges on the sides; a paper label covers 5/6ths of the bottle's …
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Accession Number
995005020
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A plastic, cylindrical bottle with a closed, flat bottom; a casting seam bisects the bottom and there is a curving slot-like indentation; top tapers sharply to the stuck-on white plastic cap, which has a closed, flat top and vertical ridges on the sides; a paper label covers 5/6ths of the bottle's circumference.
Number Of Parts
1
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
The British Drug Houses (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: translucent white; white
paper: off-white; dark green
liquid contents: dark brown
Inscriptions
Printed label, left-hand column: "BDH // Bridine® // SOLUTION // POVIDONE – IODINE //SOLUTION N.F. // USES // For preparation of skin prior // to surgery and injections. // Emergency treatment of // lacerations, wounds, and // burns. Bacterial and my- // cotic infections of the skin. // DIRECTIONS // Apply directly to affected // area. May be covered with // gauze or adhesive bandage // with complete safety // CONTENTS: // 16 FLUID OUNCES // Store in a cool place."; middle column: "BDH // Bridine® // SOLUTION // AN ALL-PURPOSE TOPICAL GERMICIDE // NON-TOXIQUE NON-SENSITIZING // RAPID DEPENDABLE MICROBICIDAL ACTION // GERMICIDE TOPIQUE POUR USAGE GÉNÉRAL // NON-TOXIQUE NON-SENSIBILISANTE // ACTION MICROBICIDE RAPIDE ET SÛRE // Active ingredent: Ingrédient actif: // 10% Povidone - iodine 10% Povidone - iodine // (1% available iodine) (1% d'iode libre) // Manufactured by Fabriqué par // [written in white on a dark green bar] THE BRITISH DRUG HOUSES (CANADA) LTD. // TORONTO CANADA // Under License Pat. No. 615726 Sous License // Lot 90204"; right-hand column: "BDH // SOLUTION // Bridine® // POVIDONE – IODINE // SOLUTION N.F. // USAGES // Pour la préparation de // la // peau // avant une opération // ou une injection. Pour le // traitement d'urgence des la- // cérations, blessures, et brûlures. Infections bactéri- // ennes et mycotiques de la // peau. // MODE D'EMPLOI // Appliquer directement sur // la zone malade. Peut se // couvrir au moyen de gaze // ou de ruban adhésif en // toute sécurité. // CONTENU: // 16 ONCES FLUIDES // Conserverau frais."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.9 cm x Diam. 6.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The cap is stained and stuck on; the label is discoloured, stained, one corner folded over, but is stable and legible; plastic is stable and only slightly worn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
Bridine / Povidone still in use today
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Bridine Solution

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
995005021
Description
A plastic, cylindrical bottle with a closed, flat bottom; a casting seam bisects the bottom and there is a curving slot-like indentation; top tapers sharply to the stuck-on white plastic cap, which has a closed, flat top and vertical ridges on the sides; a paper label covers 5/6ths of the bottle's …
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Accession Number
995005021
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A plastic, cylindrical bottle with a closed, flat bottom; a casting seam bisects the bottom and there is a curving slot-like indentation; top tapers sharply to the stuck-on white plastic cap, which has a closed, flat top and vertical ridges on the sides; a paper label covers 5/6ths of the bottle's circumference.
Number Of Parts
1
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
BDH Pharmaceutical
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: translucent; white
paper: off-white; green
liquid contents: dark brown
Inscriptions
Printed label, left-hand column: "BDH // Bridine® // SOLUTION // POVIDONE – IODINE //SOLUTION N.F. // USES // [uses listed] // DIRECTIONS // [directions listed] // CONTENTS: // 16 FLUID OUNCES // Store in a cool place."; middle column: "BDH // Bridine® // SOLUTION // AN ALL-PURPOSE TOPICAL GERMICIDE // NON-TOXIQUE NON-SENSITIZING // RAPID DEPENDABLE MICROBICIDAL ACTION // GERMICIDE TOPIQUE POUR USAGE GÉNÉRAL // NON-TOXIQUE NON-SENSIBILISANTE // ACTION MICROBICIDE RAPIDE ET SÛRE // Active ingredent: Ingrédient actif: // 10% Povidone - iodine 10% Povidone - iodine // (1% available iodine) (1% d'iode libre) // Manufactured by Fabriqué par // BDH PHARMACEUTICALS // TORONTO CANADA // Under License Pat. No. 615726 Sous License"; right-hand column: "BDH // SOLUTION // Bridine® // POVIDONE – IODINE // SOLUTION N.F. // USAGES // [uses listed] // MODE D'EMPLOI // [directions listed] // CONTENU: // 16 ONCES FLUIDES // Conserverau frais."; embossed on bottle: "PAT. PEND."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.8 cm x Diam. 6.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The cap is stained, particularly in vertical grooves, and stuck on; the label has a scratch, adhesive remains strong; plastic bottle is stable.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
Bridine/Povidone still in use today
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adhesive dispenser

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995005032 a-f
Description
Adhesive dispenser with wall rack for adhesives used in a medical office; rectangular base with curved top with lid that rolls open; rolls of adhesive are held in place by a metal spring-loaded rod; wall rack has holes for screw attachment to wall; three rolls of adhesive tape are on a cardboard ro…
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Accession Number
995005032 a-f
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Adhesive dispenser with wall rack for adhesives used in a medical office; rectangular base with curved top with lid that rolls open; rolls of adhesive are held in place by a metal spring-loaded rod; wall rack has holes for screw attachment to wall; three rolls of adhesive tape are on a cardboard roll that sits on a metal rod inside dispenser.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - dispenser, lid, wall rack - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 9.5 cm
b - rod - Size: Length 36.1 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
c - cardboard roll - Size: Length 31.4 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
d - surgical tape - Size: Depth 2.4 cm x Diam. 5.3 cm
e - surgical tape - Size: Depth 2.4 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
f - surgical tape - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 4.3 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
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
enamelware: white
metal: silver
cardboard: brown
adhesive tape: off-white
paint: red
Inscriptions
Printed on rolling lid exterior in red enamel paint: "MADE IN U.S.A. // ADHESIVE TAPE"; printed insdie of lid on rim, "CLOSE COVER WHEN NOT IN USE // Johnson & Johnson"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-1
Condition Remarks
Active corrosion on and below enamel on the enamelware; rod shows scratches due to use over time; adhesives are yellowing with age.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 274 (similar to items #6H-948 and #6H-950) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
995005044
Description
Wooden test tube rack with base and two tiers; all these are pierced with holes to hold vials and test tubes; five circular rods are mounted at back to hold empty test tubes.
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Accession Number
995005044
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
MM= Chemical Apparatus
Description
Wooden test tube rack with base and two tiers; all these are pierced with holes to hold vials and test tubes; five circular rods are mounted at back to hold empty test tubes.
Number Of Parts
1
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.
Material
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Dimension Notes
Length 24.6 cm x Width 17.9 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Stains on wood; paint spatters on side; one rod missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
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universal ear piercer

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
995005062 a-q
Description
(a) Metal ear piercer with cylindrical body, "C"-shaped head, gull-wing extensions for the fingers just behind the head, and a circular plunger at the foot; (b) rectangular plastic snap case, with paper cards stuck in both top and bottom; (c) rectangular advertisement card for needles and heads; (d…
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Accession Number
995005062 a-q
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Cosmetic Techniques -- instrumentation
Description
(a) Metal ear piercer with cylindrical body, "C"-shaped head, gull-wing extensions for the fingers just behind the head, and a circular plunger at the foot; (b) rectangular plastic snap case, with paper cards stuck in both top and bottom; (c) rectangular advertisement card for needles and heads; (d) rectangular folded paper sheet of additional instructions; (e) square plastic snapcase that holds (f-q); (f-i) cylindrical plastic slugs; (j-q) metal piercing pins; each pin is a cylindrical metal head attached to a thin pin.
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a - ear piercer - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - plastic case - Size: Length 14.4 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
c - card - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Width 4.7 cm
d - instructions - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 6.8 cm
e - pin case - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
f - plastic head - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
g - plastic head - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
h - plastic head - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
i - plastic head - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
j - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
k - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
l - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
m - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
n - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
o - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
p - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
q - piercing pin - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 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
Goodrich–Universal Inc.
Site Made (City)
Saint Paul
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: white; off-white; light blue
metal: silver
plastic: clear; white
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on cylinder: "GOODRICH // UNIVERSAL INSTRUMENTS CO. // ST. PAUL MINN."; (b) printed on top cover, outside: "GOODRICH–UNIVERSAL INC. // 500 NO. ROBERT ST. // ST. PAUL. MINN. 55101 // UNIVERSAL // EAR // PIERCER"; printed on top cover, inside: "UNIVERSAL EAR PIERCER // "DIRECTIONS" // [directions listed] // Guarantee: If at any time the Universal Ear Piercer does not function properly, return it to us and it will be // replaced at no charge. This guarantee only applies when genuine Goodrich–Universal needles and heads are // used. The use of needles and heads from other manufacturers voids this guarantee. // Additional needles and pin heads (@ $5.00 per doz.) available from your favorite supplier // or direct from: // GOODRICH–UNIVERSAL INC. // MANUFACTURERS OF PRECISION INSTRUMENTS // 500 ROBERT STREET . SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA 55101"; printed on inside of bottom cover: "RECOMMENDED STERILIZATION TECHNIQUES: // AUTOCLAVE @ 260° F // COLD SOLUTIONS — Mephane, Bard–Parker Gerlmicide, Metaphene, // Lehn and Fink Instrument Germicide // DOO NOT USE: Zephiran, any mercuric derivatives // GOODRICH UNIVERSAL, INC. // 500 N. Robert Street // St. Paul, Minnesota 55101"; bottom cover, outside is identical to bottom cover, inside; (c) printed on both sides: "One Dozen No. 200 // NEEDLES and HEADS // for the // UNIVERSAL EAR PIERCER // For Best Results, Use Needles and Heads // Only Once // [guarantee identical to that on (b) listed] // GOODRICH–UNIVERSAL, INC. // 500 No. Robert St. St. Paul, Minn. 55101"; (d) printed on front side: "Do not store instrument for prolonged periods in // solutions containing anti-rust chemicals. // Do not autoclave plastic heads above 260° F. // Best results are obtained by using needles and plastic heads only once. // GOODRICH UNIVERSAL, INC. // 500 No. Robert Street // St. Paul, Minnesota 55101 // Form No. 800"; printed on reverse side: "WARNING // THE USE OF NEEDLES AND HEADS OTHER THAN // THOSE MANUFACTURED BY GOODRICH–UNIVERSAL // MAY CAUSE THIS UNIVERSAL EAR PIERCER TO JAM OR OTHERWISE MALFUNCTION."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Condition Remarks
(a) tarnish on head, on inside curve of "C" shape; (b) cracks in case, but structurally sound; grimy; (c) slightly faded; (d) paper stained; (e) light wear; small crack in bottom; (f-i) some wear; (j-q) little wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
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tuberculin hypodermic syringe

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995005068 a-f
Description
(a) Hollow glass cylindrical syringe barrel, with a rectangular neck and thin mounting tube for needles; gradation marks are etched up the sides; (b) solid glass cylindrical plunger, with circular head and thin glass ring around bottom; (c) metal C-shaped clamp, with an arm extending from each end …
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Accession Number
995005068 a-f
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Tuberculin
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
(a) Hollow glass cylindrical syringe barrel, with a rectangular neck and thin mounting tube for needles; gradation marks are etched up the sides; (b) solid glass cylindrical plunger, with circular head and thin glass ring around bottom; (c) metal C-shaped clamp, with an arm extending from each end of the "C" to help hold the syringe plunger in place; (d) rectangular cardboard box bottom with insert to support syringe; (e) rectangular cardboard box top with semicircular indentations on side for easy opening; (f) rectangular sheet of paper bearing instructions.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - syringe barrel - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
b - syringe plunger - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - C-clamp - Size: Length 1.2 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
d - box bottom - Size: Length 13.8 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
e - box top - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
f - instruction sheet - Size: Length 12.6 cm x Width 9.0 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
Cyanamid of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear; cloudy amber
metal: silver
cardboard: baby blue
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
(a) Etched on barrel: "Lederle // CYANAMID OF CANADA LIMITED // MADE IN USA // c // 20 40 60 80 100 // 1 cc // E // 2197 // 4 8 12 16 M"; (b) etched on plunger: "E // 2197"; (e) printed on top: "TUBERCULIN ALL-GLASS // HYPODERMIC SYRINGE "; printed on side: "1 c.c. // 16 min. // L.C. // Z490/B106"; (f) printed on certificate: "CERTIFICATE OF EXAMINATION // EVERETT SYRINGES // This syring has been carefully inspected and is guaranteed for // accuracy as well as against imperfections in workmanship // and material. // It is made of a special formula resistance glass which will // retard erosion usually caused by sterilization or medications. // Notwithstanding the unusual qualities of this syringe, its // satisfactory service may be materially increased by observing // the suggestion below. // DATE_____INSPECTOR'S NO 10 // SUGGESTIONS FOR THE CARE // OF YOUR EVERETT SYRINGE // Thorough cleaning of the syringe is imperative before steriliz- // ation by either:—hot-air, autoclaving or boiling. // [Autoclaving instructions listed] // CLEANING AFTER USE. — Immediately after use the syringe should // be flushed out with cold water by sucking up and expelling the // water several times; dismantle plunger from barrel. The separate // parts should be thoroughly rinsed in at least two changes of // water and put away dry. // N.B. — Detailed recommendations and layout for a "Syringe Sterilization Service" will gladly be sent to Hospitals and similar Institutions upon application to:— // S. & R. J. EVERETT & CO., LTD., // THORNTON HEATH, SURREY, ENGLAND // Tel.: Thornton Heath 3252-3"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-2
Condition Remarks
(a) Wear on glass; (b) general light wear; (c) tarnished metal; (d) cardboard is stained inside and out; (e) stains on outside; (f) paper creased from folding
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 284 ([c]similar to item #6H–1080) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995005072
Description
Hollow, cylindrical metal cup; open, bilaterially symmetrical top with semicircular divot in the rim; cup tapers to closed, flat bottom.
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Accession Number
995005072
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Cooking and Eating Utensils
Food Services, Hospital
Description
Hollow, cylindrical metal cup; open, bilaterially symmetrical top with semicircular divot in the rim; cup tapers to closed, flat bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
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
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on side: "ALLEN & HANBURYS LTD ["TD" superscripted] // ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-8
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Outside slightly tarnished and worn; inside very tarnished, with a residue of undetermined origin.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
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Atlas of Technics

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
995005082
Description
A flip-book, square in shape, 45 pages; the book describes the techniques for intra-articular, soft-tissue and intrabursal injections with suspension; pages are bound with a plastic binding and cover overlay is plastic; book is divided into 13 subsections for different parts of the body; book has n…
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Accession Number
995005082
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Injections
Manuals
Description
A flip-book, square in shape, 45 pages; the book describes the techniques for intra-articular, soft-tissue and intrabursal injections with suspension; pages are bound with a plastic binding and cover overlay is plastic; book is divided into 13 subsections for different parts of the body; book has numerous pictures to illustrate technique.
Number Of Parts
1
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
Merck, Sharp & Dohme
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: white
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Printed on the cover: "ATLAS OF TECHNICS // FOR INTRA-ARTICULAR, SOFT-TISSUE AND INTRABURSAL INJECTIONS WITH SUSPENSION // MERCK SHARP & DOHME"; a small illustration is present in the lower left hand corner of two overlapping surfaces with the initals M, S, and D within it; printed on the thirteen sub-section tabs are the following: "PARACENTESIS OF THE TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT"; "PARACENTESIS OF THE ELBOW"; "PARACENTESIS OF THE SHOULDER AND NEARBY JOINTS"; "PARACENTESIS OF THE WRIST AND FINGERS"; "PARACENTESIS OF THE HIP"; "PARACENTESIS OF THE KNEE"; "PARACENTESIS OF THE ANKLE AND JOINTS OF THE FOOT"; "VALUE OF PARACENTESIS OF THE BURSAE IN TREATMENT OF BURSITIS"; "TENOSYNOVITIS"; "TRIGGER FINGER/ANKLE SPRAIN"; "UPPER AND LOWER BACK PAIN"; "GANGLIA/KNEE SPRAINS AND STRAINS"; "PERITENDINITIS/DOSAGE"; printed inside back: "WHEN SYSTEMIC EFFECTS ARE REQUIRED . . . // THE ALL-PURPOSE PARENTERAL STEROID // INJECTION // HYDELTRASOL® // Prednisolone 21-phosphate // [see attached photcopy for more detail]".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #2
Dimension Notes
Length 23.2 cm x Width 21.7 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Plastic and paper have yellowed with age; plastic cover overlay is completely torn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
Promotional item for Merck Sharp & Dohme's Hydeltrasol.
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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995005086
Description
A rubber bulb attached to a hollow cylindrical glass tube, with a hole in the top; both ends of tube inside have rubber stops with holes to match the one in the glass; nested inside this is a metal slug with a flat top and conical bottom; squeezing the ball propels the metal slug up the tube.
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Accession Number
995005086
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Exercise Therapy -- instrumentation
Hand Injuries
Hand Strength
Description
A rubber bulb attached to a hollow cylindrical glass tube, with a hole in the top; both ends of tube inside have rubber stops with holes to match the one in the glass; nested inside this is a metal slug with a flat top and conical bottom; squeezing the ball propels the metal slug up the tube.
Number Of Parts
1
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.
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
rubber: yellow; blue-grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-10
Dimension Notes
Length 17.9 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Bulb rubber is worn but in good condition; wear and scratches on glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalog (C30)," Div. of AHSC (Canada), 1964 (similar to item #72305-060, although the artifact is mechanical, not digital) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
For strengthening finger grip after injury or illness.
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thermometer carrying case

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
995005087
Description
(a) Hollow, cylindrical metal tube with an open top and closed bottom; approximately 1 cm from top two small (approx. 2 mm) bars of metal project from the tube; (b) cap, a hollow cylindrical metal tube with a closed top and open bottom.
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Accession Number
995005087
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Physical Examination
Description
(a) Hollow, cylindrical metal tube with an open top and closed bottom; approximately 1 cm from top two small (approx. 2 mm) bars of metal project from the tube; (b) cap, a hollow cylindrical metal tube with a closed top and open bottom.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 9.4 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Diam. 0.6 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.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
Minor wear only
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalog (C30)," Div. of AHSC (Canada), 1964 (similar to item #14595-002) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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