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pulse generator

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Dates
1970
1989
circa 1970-1989
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007160
Description
Internal pacemaker; circular shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to top; insert for wire; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
Accession Number
994007160
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; circular shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to top; insert
for wire; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Medtronic
Site Made (City)
Minneapolis
Site Made (State)
Mn
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1989
circa 1970-1989
Material
rubber: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: 5995 // RATE PROGRAMMABLE // VENTRICULAR INHIBITED //
PULSE GENERATOR // VVI // MK001339 4R // MEDTRONIC INC // MINNEAPOLIS, MN // USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Width: 5.5 cm. x Depth: 1.8 cm. x Diam. : 5.5 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong
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pulse generator

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Dates
1970
1989
circa 1970-1989
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007161
Description
Internal pacemaker; circular shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to top; insert for wire; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
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Accession Number
994007161
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; circular shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to top; insert
for wire; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Medtronic - Industria Brasileira
Site Made (Country)
Brazil
Dates
1970
1989
circa 1970-1989
Date Remarks
estimate
Material
rubber: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: 5995 B// GERADOR DE PULSO // DE // FREQUENCIA PROGRAMAVEL //
VVI // MK5001181S // C.C.C. (MF) 63105.183/0001-20 // INDUSTRIA BRASILEIRA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Width: 5.5 cm. x Depth: 1.8 cm. x Diam. : 5.5 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #7
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pulse generator

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Dates
1970
1989
circa 1970-1989
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007162
Description
Internal pacemaker; circular shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to top; insert for wire; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
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Accession Number
994007162
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; circular shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to top; insert
for wire; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Medtronic
Site Made (Country)
Brazil
Dates
1970
1989
circa 1970-1989
Date Remarks
estimate
Material
rubber: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: 5995 B// GERADOR DE PULSO // DE // FREQUENCIA PROGRAMAVEL //
VVI // MK5000240S // C.C.C. (MF) 63105.183/0001-20 // INDUSTRIA BRASILEIRA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Width: 5.5 cm. x Depth: 1.8 cm. x Diam. : 5.5 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #7
Exhibit History
"Pacemakers: Technology Development," HDH, 14 Feb. 2007
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pulse generator

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Dates
1970
1989
circa 1970-1989
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007163
Description
Internal pacemaker; circular shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to top; insert for wire; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
Accession Number
994007163
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; circular shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to top; insert
for wire; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Medtronic
Site Made (Country)
Brazil
Dates
1970
1989
circa 1970-1989
Date Remarks
estimate
Material
rubber: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: 5995 B// GERADOR DE PULSO // DE // FREQUENCIA PROGRAMAVEL //
VVI // MK5000670S // C.C.C. (MF) 63105.183/0001-20 // INDUSTRIA BRASILEIRA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Width: 5.5 cm. x Depth: 1.8 cm. x Diam. : 5.5 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong
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lantern slide projector

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Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009004 a-e
Description
Small wooden case holds electrical gastro projector for viewing gastroscopic slides; small screen is included in lid; lid of projector swivels up; appears to be a better quality case than 994.009.003
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Accession Number
994009004 a-e
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy -- audiovisual aids
Audiovisual Aids
Description
Small wooden case holds electrical gastro projector for viewing gastroscopic slides; small
screen is included in lid; lid of projector swivels up; appears to be a better quality case
than 994.009.003
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - lid - Size: Length 30.0 cm. x Width 13.3 cm. x Depth 9.0 cm.
b - projector - Size: Length 29.0 cm. x Width 13.3 cm. x Depth 17.8 cm.
c - metal screen - Size: Length 24.0 cm. x Width 14.8 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm.
d - spare light bulb - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Width 2.4 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm. x Diameter2.4 cm.
e - spare metal parts - Size: Length 5.0 cm.
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Maker
Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Material
metal: putty/grey; black
leather: tan
wood: tan
Inscriptions
On metal plate: "GASTRO PROJECTOR II // A.C. 110V LAMP 100W // TOTAL 130W // MADE IN JAPAN";
on lens: "Olympus Zuiko 1:1.9 f = 3.2 cm"; "85"; "ENDO 14""
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-8
Condition Remarks
#2: Rubber requires special treatment.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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reproduction nurse's uniform

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Dates
1980
1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002017 a-e
Description
Reproducation nurse's uniform1886-style; vertical pleated white cotton / polyester bodice with red cotton collar and cuffs; red cross on right sleeve; long white floor length skirt with pleated red band around bottom; long white apron with side sash, red belt, white batiste cap with bow at front.
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Accession Number
995002017 a-e
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Reproducation nurse's uniform1886-style; vertical pleated white cotton / polyester bodice with red cotton collar and cuffs; red cross on right sleeve; long white floor length skirt with pleated red band around bottom; long white apron with side sash, red belt, white batiste cap with bow at front.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - bodice - Size:
b - skirt - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - belt - Size:
e - cap - Size:
Dates
1980
1990
Date Remarks
Replica of 1886 style
Material
fabric: white; red
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet G; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5; (c) Storage Room 0007, Closet I; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15; (e) Storage Room 0007 Closet B
Condition Remarks
#1: overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed markedly with age; #2: no damage from being on exhibit; suitable to put back on exhibit
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for Kingston General Hospital School of Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by nursing students in the 1886s until the mid-1890s.
Exhibit History
Bodice and skirt (a,b) on exhibit in Hall of Honour, Sept. 1995–Jan. 19, 2001; on exhibit at Museum, Jan. 22, 2001-June 9, 2008.
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Dates
1961
1980
circa 1961-1980
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
995005110 a-b
Description
Empty brown cylindrical glass bottle (a) with black metal screw cap (b); paper label covers circumference; embossed letters on base.
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Accession Number
995005110 a-b
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Antidepressive Agents
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty brown cylindrical glass bottle (a) with black metal screw cap (b); paper label covers circumference; embossed letters on base.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Site Made (City)
Kirkland
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
1980
circa 1961-1980
Date Remarks
Expiry date; Merck Sharp & Dohme formed in 1961
Material
glass: brown
metal: black
paper: white
ink: black, green, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label, left side, vertical: "18821 // ANTIDEPRESSANT // Usual Adult Dosage: // For maintenance, 25 mg. two to four times a day. // Complete prescribing information available on request. // Keep container tightly closed. // Protect from light. // For Oral Use Only."; left side, horizontal: "MSD // 100
Ca3288 // DIN 016330 // Pr // TABLETS // 124 // ELAVIL* // AMITRIPTYLINE HYDROCHLORIDE // TABLETS, MDS Std. // 25 mg each // * Trademark // MERCK SHARP & DOHME // CANADA LIMITED KIRKLAND, QUE."; / LOT 2939 W // EX. DATE 10-80"; embossed on bottom of bottle: "18 // 20"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1
Dimension Notes
a - Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
b - Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor residue on top rim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Web site
Research Facts
Amitriptyline, sold under the brand name Elavil among others, is a medicine used to treat a number of mental illnesses.
Elavil (amitriptyline) is a tricyclic antidepressant. Elavil affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression and is used to treat symptoms of depression.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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promotional pill holder

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Dates
1980
2015
circa 1980-2015
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
017020013
Description
Rectangular blue plastic pill holder with an attached self hinged lid and six equal compartments inside with white text on the top advertising "Peters Drugs Ltd,"
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Accession Number
017020013
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Advertisements
Pharmacies -- advertisements
Pharmacy -- advertisements
Drug Storage
Description
Rectangular blue plastic pill holder with an attached self hinged lid and six equal compartments inside with white text on the top advertising "Peters Drugs Ltd,"
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, a hematologist and historian who held the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University from 1988 to 2017.
Dates
1980
2015
circa 1980-2015
Date Remarks
Date based on design, text style, and material, as well as the history of Peters Drugs
Material
plastic: blue
ink: white
Inscriptions
Printed on top: "Peters Drugs Ltd. // Established 1930 // 640 King St. West // Kingston. Ont Ph: (613) 546-5165 // Rx PharmaChoice"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A7-6
Length
8.6 cm
Width
5.9 cm
Height
1.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor scratches
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
https://www.petersdrugs.ca/about-us
Research Facts
Peters Drugs is a small, family run pharmacy established in 1930 in Portsmouth Village, now part of Kingston.
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Dates
1977
2005
circa 1977-2005
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
017020014
Description
Rectangular pin made of thin metal with safety pin closure on reverse, from the ALS Society of Canada; front contains a monochrome photograph of Lou Gehrig, made to look like it has been torn up with text printed in black ink; on the edge of the front is the pin manufacturers name and phone number.
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Accession Number
017020014
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertisements -- ephemera
Advertisements
Fund Raising -- advertisements
Description
Rectangular pin made of thin metal with safety pin closure on reverse, from the ALS Society of Canada; front contains a monochrome photograph of Lou Gehrig, made to look like it has been torn up with text printed in black ink; on the edge of the front is the pin manufacturers name and phone number.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, a hematologist and historian who held the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University from 1988 to 2017.
Maker
ALS Society of Canada / Productive Marketing Inc.
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1977
2005
circa 1977-2005
Date Remarks
ALS Society of Canada was founded in 1977; pin most likely pre-1990s as there is no website listed on the pin.
Material
metal: grey
plastic: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "LOU GEHRIG // Lou Gehrig says // WE'RE FIGHTING LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE WITH EVERYTHING YOU GIVE // LA SOCIÉTÉ // CANADIENNE // DE LA SLA // ALS // SOCIETY OF // CANADA"; printed on edge: "PRODUCTIVE MARKETING INC. (905) 660-6198"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-7
Length
7.0 cm
Width
4.4 cm
Height
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
https://www.als.ca
Research Facts
The ALS Society of Canada was founded in 1977, and is dedicated to working "with the ALS community to improve the lives of people affected by ALS through support, advocacy and investment in research for a future without ALS." ALS stands for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and causes the death of neurons controlling voluntary muscles. It is sometimes called Lou Gehrig's disease after a famous baseball player who died of it.
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universal ear piercer

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Dates
1950
1990
circa 1950-1990
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
017020015 a-f
Description
Metal universal ear piercer stored in clear plastic two piece case; piercer comnprised of three parts, (a) the cyclinder body, (b) the winged ring for a person's fingers to grasp, and (c) the hooked end which goes around the ear lobe and through which the needle pierces the ear; no needle; clear pl…
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Accession Number
017020015 a-f
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Cosmetic Techniques -- instrumentation
Equipment and Supplies
Description
Metal universal ear piercer stored in clear plastic two piece case; piercer comnprised of three parts, (a) the cyclinder body, (b) the winged ring for a person's fingers to grasp, and (c) the hooked end which goes around the ear lobe and through which the needle pierces the ear; no needle; clear plastic case (e, f) snaps together and contains a sheet of yellowed paper (d) with instructions on one side and an illustration of the assembled item on the other.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a) body of ear piercer: Length 9.5 cm X Diameter 1.4 cm
b) ring with wings: Length 4.8 cm X Width 1.9 cm X Height 0.7 cm
c) hook: Length 5.2 cm X Width 1.5 cm X Height 0.8 cm
d) paper: Length 13.5 cm X Width 5.6 cm
e) case top: Length 14 cm X Width 6.3 cm X Height1.3 cm
f) case bottom: Length 14 cm X Width 6.3 cm X Height 1.3 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, a hematologist and historian who held the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University from 1988 to 2017.
Maker
Universal Instrument Co.
Site Made (City)
Saint Paul
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1990
circa 1950-1990
Date Remarks
Date difficult to pin down due to lack of information about the company, etc. Date based on the condition and design of the object.
Material
metal: grey
plastic: clear
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cylinder (a): "GOODRICH-UNIVERSAL INC. // SAINT PAUL, MINN."; on instructions sheet: "UNIVERSAL // EAR // PIERCER // UNIVERSAL INSTRUMENT CO. // 500 ROBERT ST. // ST. PAUL, MINN. 55101";
on reverse: "UNIVERSAL EAR PIERCER // "DIRECTIONS" // 1. Sterilize instrument, needle, and pin head. // 2. Insert pin head in opening. Insert needle in end of plunger. // 3. Pierce full depth of plunger, needle penetrating pin head. // 4. Needle pierced through ear secures itself to pin head, ejects from instrument. Needle and head to remain in // ear during healing period. // 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. // Additional needles and pin heads (@ $5.00 per doz.) available from your favourite supplier // or direct from: // UNIVERSAL INSTRUMENT CO. // MANUFACTURERS OF PRECISION INSTRUMENTS // 500 ROBERT STREET // SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA 55101"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed with minor curling, some minor scratches in plastic and a small crack on the bottom of part f) on the left, about a third of the case away from the edge; plastic hinges with partial broken and hard to keep together by just the hinges; metal in excellent condition
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
https://diamondfoundry.com/blogs/the-foundry-journal/a-brief-history-of-earrings
Research Facts
Seems to be a precursor to the piercing gun. Earrings began to become popular again in the 1950s in the United States after having been deemed vulgar in the Victorian Era.
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