Skip header and navigation

Refine By

4 records – page 1 of 1.

placental auger

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5465
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1940.4.5
Description
Placental auger, metal (nickel-plated?); concave handle and 1½ spiral at the other end, blunt.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1940.4.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Curettage
Abortion
Description
Placental auger, metal (nickel-plated?); concave handle and 1½ spiral at the other end, blunt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Newton Albert Powell (d. 1935).
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal (nickel-plated?)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Dimension Notes
Length 29.8 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar instrument found in Betz catalogue, p. 177, item # 3N1085; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Powell died in 1935; this material might have been a bequest. Used for miscarriages, etc. "An atrocious invention. . . . Fit only as a horrible example in a Museum--even in a church fellowship meeting I would not speak to any man who used these." - N.A. Powell
Images
Less detail

placental auger

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5466
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1940.4.6
Description
Entirely made of metal (nickel-plated?), concave handle and 1½ spiral at other end, blunt.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1940.4.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Curettage
Abortion
Description
Entirely made of metal (nickel-plated?), concave handle and 1½ spiral at other end, blunt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Newton Albert Powell (d. 1935).
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal (nickel-plated?)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Dimension Notes
Length 28.3 cm x Width 1.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar instrument found in Betz catalogue, p. 177, item # 3N1085; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Powell died in 1935; this may have been a bequest. Used for miscarriages, etc.
Images
Less detail

placental auger

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5467
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1940.4.7
Description
Entirely made of metal (nickel-plated?), concave handle and 1½ spiral at other end, blunt.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1940.4.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Curettage
Abortion
Description
Entirely made of metal (nickel-plated?), concave handle and 1½ spiral at other end, blunt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Newton Albert Powell (d. 1935).
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal (nickel-plated?)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Dimension Notes
Length 29.7 cm x Width 3.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar instrument found in Betz catalogue, p. 177, item # 3N1085; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Powell died in 1935; this may have been a bequest. Used for miscarriages, etc.
Images
Less detail

spiral placenta curette

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6467
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1972.15.60
Description
Blunt-tipped corkscrew end on a long metal rod ending in a short, flattened handle; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1972.15.60
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Abortion
MM= Curettage -- curette -- placental
Description
Blunt-tipped corkscrew end on a long metal rod ending in a short, flattened handle; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 29.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal plating worn.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
For miscarriages, etc.
Less detail