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McKesson Dermalor

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1982.4.4
Description
A wooden box containing a Wheatstone Bridge and a platinum wire skin applicator; a rectangular enamel dial occupies the top third of the box; a rheostat and an on / off switch are at the bottom; a metal attachment provides storage for the electric cord, which ends in a wand.
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Accession Number
1982.4.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Skin Temperature
Physical Examination
Description
A wooden box containing a Wheatstone Bridge and a platinum wire skin applicator; a rectangular enamel dial occupies the top third of the box; a rheostat and an on / off switch are at the bottom; a metal attachment provides storage for the electric cord, which ends in a wand.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. A. Gordon of Toronto.
Maker
McKesson Appliance Co.
Site Made (City)
Toledo
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
enamel: white
plastic: black
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 22.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 10.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dermalor is an instrument for measuring skin temperature; antedates the "electronic age"; consists of a Wheatstone Bridge with variable resistance for calibration in one side of the bridge and a platinum wire skin applicator in the other.
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bracelet stethoscope

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1986.12.2 a-b
Description
A wooden box contains a Bowles-type stethoscope; there is a chestpiece with a metal cover over the diaphragm, joined metal tubes, and a metal bracelet; all rubber connecting tubes are absent; box has a paper label on the inside of the lid.
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Accession Number
1986.12.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Stethoscopes
Auscultation -- instrumentation
Blood Pressure Determination
Description
A wooden box contains a Bowles-type stethoscope; there is a chestpiece with a metal cover over the diaphragm, joined metal tubes, and a metal bracelet; all rubber connecting tubes are absent; box has a paper label on the inside of the lid.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
stethoscope chest piece - Size: Diam. 4.5 cm
box - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. C. Filkin; miscellaneous items from the practice of her late husband, Dr. Armstrong, surgeon at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto.
Maker
George P. Pilling & Son Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
wood: brown
paper: yellow
ink: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "BRACELET STETHOSCOPE // A BLOOD PRESSURE STETHOSCOPE // BOWLES PATENT // MADE BY THE GEORGE P. PILLING & SON CO. // PHILADELPHIA, PA."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Condition Remarks
All rubber tubing is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Armstrong practised in Toronto from 1920 to 1950.
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009022
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps with alligator jaws with 60.0 cm working length and "basket" to retain specimen; activated by a scissor grip.
Accession Number
994009022
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Bronchoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps with alligator jaws with 60.0 cm working length and "basket" to retain specimen; activated by a scissor grip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital patients.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
"Mueller & Co. (1956) Catalogue", #SU-1101, p. 504
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MEDICON // GERMANY // STAINLESS STEEL // 3 // SIU"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 67.5 cm. x Width: 9.5 cm. x Depth: 0.5 cm.
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009026
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with 80.0 cm of working length
Accession Number
994009026
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with 80.0 cm of working length
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"A.C.M.I."; "110"; hand-printed on attached tape to handle: "EDER HUFFORD // BX"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 86.0 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm. x Depth: 0.8 cm. x Diam. : 0.2 cm.
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009027
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with 80.0 cm of working length.
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Accession Number
994009027
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy --instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with 80.0 cm of working length.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"A.C.M.I. // MADE IN U.S.A. // 353"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 86.0 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm. x Depth: 0.8 cm. x Diam. : 0.2 cm.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009028
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with 105.0 cm of working length
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Accession Number
994009028
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with 105.0 cm of working length
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"A.C.M.I. // MADE IN U.S.A. // 123"; handwritten on tape attached to handle: "SPRENGLER BX"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 110.0 cm. x Width: 9.5 cm. x Depth: 0.8 cm. x Diam. : 0.2 cm.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009029
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with steel one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with one jaw moving.
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Accession Number
994009029
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with steel one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with one jaw moving.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"A.C.M.I. // MADE IN U.S.A. // 123"; handwritten on tape attached to handle: "SPRENGLER BX"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 164.0 cm. x Width: 3.2 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 mm.
Condition Remarks
In working order; kink where flexible stem leads off handle
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
For use with gastroscope; "American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #234F5, p. 155
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009030
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with steel one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with one jaw moving; not in working order.
Accession Number
994009030
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with steel one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with one jaw moving; not in working order.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital patients.
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"AMERICAN CYSTOSCOPE // MAKERS INC. N.Y. // MADE // IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 163.0 cm. x Width: 3.1 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 mm.
Condition Remarks
three minor kinks in flex stem
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
For use with gastroscope; "American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #234F5, p. 155
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oral thermometer

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Dates
1935
1955
circa 1935-1955
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
995002053 a-c
Description
Two-piece black plastic case and glass thermometer; case is cylindrical and the top screws onto the case; the thermometer has a silver-coloured (mercury?) end which goes up into the cylindrical rod when heated; outside glass has a scale in deg. F. as well as manufacturer information.
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Accession Number
995002053 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Body Temperature
Description
Two-piece black plastic case and glass thermometer; case is cylindrical and the top screws onto the case; the thermometer has a silver-coloured (mercury?) end which goes up into the cylindrical rod when heated; outside glass has a scale in deg. F. as well as manufacturer information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer case lid - Size: Length 4.4 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
b - thermometer case - Size: Length 8.4 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
c - thermometer - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Width 5.0 mm.
Provenance
Margaret Kirkpatrick, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate Class of 1935.
Maker
Tamblyn
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1955
circa 1935-1955
Material
plastic: black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
In blue: "90017 CERTIFIED G TAMBLYN MADE IN USA B-D" and scale in F°
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
Plastic of case has no cracks, stains or signs of deterioration; glass thermometer is complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
Exhibit History
Artefact displayed at special Mass for nurses, St. Mary's Cathedral, Sunday, May 8, 2005, 11:15 a.m.; KGH Nursing Alumnae 2005 Special exhibit, Museum of Health Care, 20 May 2005-24 June 2005
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oral thermometer

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Dates
1935
1955
circa 1935-1955
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
995002054 a-c
Description
Two-piece black plastic case and glass thermometer; case is cylindrical and the top screws onto the case; the thermometer has a silver-coloured (mercury) end which goes up into the cylindrical rod when heated; outside glass has a scale in deg. F. as well as manufacturer information.
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Accession Number
995002054 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Body Temperature
Description
Two-piece black plastic case and glass thermometer; case is cylindrical and the top screws onto the case; the thermometer has a silver-coloured (mercury) end which goes up into the cylindrical rod when heated; outside glass has a scale in deg. F. as well as manufacturer information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer case lid - Size: Length 4.4 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
b - thermometer case - Size: Length 8.3 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
c - thermometer - Size: Length 10.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
Provenance
Margaret Kirkpatrick, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate Class of 1935.
Maker
Rexall
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1935
1955
circa 1935-1955
Material
plastic: black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"6128 Max 1 Min W 1365 REXALL Monogram Germany" in blue and red; scale in °F in blue & red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
Plastic of case has no cracks, stains or signs of deterioration; glass thermometer is complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
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