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Irrigating placenta auger

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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1976.6.23
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Accession Number
1976.6.23
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Curettage
Irrigation
Abortion
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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spiral placenta curette

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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.
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