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Colles splint, child

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002506
Description
A moulded left forearm bar style Colles splint child sized of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 15 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in three vertical lines of five cutouts each; towards the …
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Accession Number
997002506
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Pediatrics
Description
A moulded left forearm bar style Colles splint child sized of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 15 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in three vertical lines of five cutouts each; towards the hand the brace twists slightly and narrows before joining with a cast hammer-like handgrip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Zimmer Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Based on Zimmer Catalogue from 1940, p. 17 (similar to model No. 13 F) (see attached photocopy)
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal at bottom of splint on the back side: "ZIMMER MFG. CO. // WARSAW [logo with a capital Z inside a diamond shape] IND. U.S.A. // 13 F"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-16
Dimension Notes
Length 22.3 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Scratches present all over splint; hand grip exhibits signs of pitting and discolouration; discolouration and pitting of metal present on back side; there are adhesive marks at the base of the handle and on the back left hand edge of the splint
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Zimmer Manufacturing Company Website. January 7, 2009, March 23, 2011.
Research Facts
Justin O. Zimmer began Zimmer Manufacturing Company in Warsaw Indiana in 1927; the Zimmer line of 50 aluminum splints debuts at the American Medical Association meeting in May of 1927 in Washington, D.C. and the Zimmer splint becomes an immediate leader in its field; the colles splint is generally used for distal-end fractures of the ulna and radius; it can be fitted to the correct angle of flexion by slightly twisting and bending; handpiece is contoured to fit the hand
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Colles splint, adult

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Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002507
Description
A moulded right forearm splint of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 40 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in five vertical lines of eight cutouts each; towards the hand the brace twists slight…
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Accession Number
997002507
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Description
A moulded right forearm splint of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 40 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in five vertical lines of eight cutouts each; towards the hand the brace twists slightly and narrows before joining with a cast hammer-like handgrip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Zimmer Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Object is very similar to 997.037.117 and that date comes from a Zimmer catalogue from 1960
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal on the bottom of the splint on the back side: "ZIMMER MFG. CO. // WARSAW [logo with a capital Z inside a diamond shape] IND. U.S.A. // 13 A"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-16
Dimension Notes
Length 30.5 cm x Width 11.3 cm Depth 8.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Overall condition is good; scratches are present all over splint; on the back side the metal near the edges is begining to discolour and wear away; hand grip shows signs of wear and is discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Zimmer Manufacturing Website. January 7, 2009, March 30, 2011.
Research Facts
Justin O. Zimmer began Zimmer Manufacturing Company in Warsaw Indiana in 1927; the Zimmer line of 50 aluminum splints debuts at the American Medical Association meeting in May of 1927 in Washington, D.C. and the Zimmer splint becomes an immediate leader in its field; the colles splint is generally used for distal-end fractures of the ulna and radius; it can be fitted to the correct angle of flexion by slightly twisting and bending; handpiece is contoured to fit the hand
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Colles Splint, adult

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Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002508
Description
A moulded right forearm splint of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 28 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in four vertical lines of seven cutouts each; on the front and back sides there is dry…
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Accession Number
997002508
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Description
A moulded right forearm splint of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 28 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in four vertical lines of seven cutouts each; on the front and back sides there is dry adhesive residue present; towards the hand the brace twists slightly and narrows before joining with a cast hammer-like handgrip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Zimmer Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Object is similar to 997.037.117 and the date for that object comes from a Zimmer Catalogue from 1960
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal on bottom of the splint on the back side: "ZIMMER MFG. CO. // WARSAW [logo with a capital Z inside a diamond shape] IND. U.S.A. // 13 C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-16
Dimension Notes
Length 27.6 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 6.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal is scratched and scuffed all over object; adhesive marks are present on the back and front of the object but are no longer tacky; metal is corroding and beginning to pit all over the front; handle is very pitted and discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Zimmer Manufacturing Website. January 7, 2009, March 30, 2011.
Research Facts
Justin O. Zimmer began Zimmer Manufacturing Company in Warsaw Indiana in 1927; the Zimmer line of 50 aluminum splints debuts at the American Medical Association meeting in May of 1927 in Washington, D.C. and the Zimmer splint becomes an immediate leader in its field; the colles splint is generally used for distal-end fractures of the ulna and radius; it can be fitted to the correct angle of flexion by slightly twisting and bending; handpiece is contoured to fit the hand
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Colles splint, adult

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Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002509
Description
A moulded left forearm splint of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm; has 28 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in four vertical lines of seven cutouts each; towards the hand the splint twists slightly …
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Accession Number
997002509
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Description
A moulded left forearm splint of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm; has 28 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in four vertical lines of seven cutouts each; towards the hand the splint twists slightly and narrows before joining with a cast hammer-like handgrip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Zimmer Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Object is similar to 997.037.117 and the date for that object comes from a Zimmer catalogue from 1960
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal on the bottom of the splint on the back side: "ZIMMER MFG. CO. // WARSAW [logo with a capital Z inside a diamond shape] IND. U.S.A. // 13 D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-16
Dimension Notes
Length 27.4 cm x Width 9.6 cm x Depth 6 cm
Condition Remarks
Scratches and scuff marks are present all over splint; handgrip is pitted and discoloured; the side that would have been closest to the arm is discoloured and shows signs of wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Zimmer Manufacturing Website. January 7, 2009, March 30, 2011.
Research Facts
Justin O. Zimmer began Zimmer Manufacturing Company in Warsaw Indiana in 1927; the Zimmer line of 50 aluminum splints debuts at the American Medical Association meeting in May of 1927 in Washington, D.C. and the Zimmer splint becomes an immediate leader in its field; the colles splint is generally used for distal-end fractures of the ulna and radius; it can be fitted to the correct angle of flexion by slightly twisting and bending; handpiece is contoured to fit the hand
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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adjustable child's Colles splint

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002510
Description
De Puy adjustable solid metal colles fracture splint, consists of two pieces of metal joined together to form a shape intended to support a human forearm; the finger end is curled under to allow the fingers to fold over it; the other end is rounded and ends below the elbow; all edges are covered wi…
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Accession Number
997002510
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Pediatrics
Description
De Puy adjustable solid metal colles fracture splint, consists of two pieces of metal joined together to form a shape intended to support a human forearm; the finger end is curled under to allow the fingers to fold over it; the other end is rounded and ends below the elbow; all edges are covered with metal strips; there is a screw attachment at the centre which allows the front of the spint to be adjusted; the elbow end of the splint has a metal band attached at the bottom
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
De Puy Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
Suppliers catalogue
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped on the back "DE PUY MFG. CO. // WARSAW IND."
Dimension Notes
Length 18.6 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Scratches prsent all over front and back of splint; metal is pitted on the front of the splint near the narrowing portion;
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
De Puy Website. April 12, 2011. April 13, 2011.
Research Facts
The DePuy Companies are part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies; Revra DePuy founded DePuy Manufacturing (later to become DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.) in 1895 in Warsaw, Indiana, on the promise of a fiber splint to replace the wooden barrel staves then used to set fractures; DePuy then becomes the first commercial orthopaedic manufacturer in the world; the Colles splint is generally used for distal-end fractures of the ulna and radius; it can be fitted to the correct angle of flexion by slightly twisting and bending the splint
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Bruns bone curette

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034006
Description
The curette is one solid piece tapering from handle to tip; distal end is rounded; handle is four-sided with longitudinal grooves; middle of handle has grip grooves on top and bottom; tip has round scoop on top
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Accession Number
997034006
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Curettage -- curette -- bone
Description
The curette is one solid piece tapering from handle to tip; distal end is rounded; handle is four-sided with longitudinal grooves; middle of handle has grip grooves on top and bottom; tip has round scoop on top
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal on top of curette: "Z [enclosed in a circle] 368000002"; on the bottom, "WEST GERMANY" is stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No wear or staining evident
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Weck Surgical Instruments and Products," Pilling Weck, 1992, p. G-6 (similar to item 584090, size 000) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
Used for taking bone samples, curetting bone tumours, removing growths, abscesses, debris, foreign bodies
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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034007
Description
The vitallium chuck key is T-shaped with a main hollow cylindrical shaft and a cylindrical bar across the top at right angles to the shaft; the distal end is dome-shaped with grooves and a pin in the centre
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Accession Number
997034007
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Description
The vitallium chuck key is T-shaped with a main hollow cylindrical shaft and a cylindrical bar across the top at right angles to the shaft; the distal end is dome-shaped with grooves and a pin in the centre
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Richards
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal: "R [enclosed in a square] RICHARDS 11.0301"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-6
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal shows some wear, but no staining or corrosion are evident; visible wear on grooves at distal end
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. G-42 (similar to item GH-040-05-E) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
Used for tightening drill bits, Steiman pins, Kuntscher rods into hand drill or Jacob chuck
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Charnley femoral rasp

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034008
Description
Angled one-piece handle has six holes and is mounted on a tray-like flat bottom; rasp end is angled and wide at handle, narrowing towards tip; vitallium rasp has grooved, roughened, sharp, serrated surface, including tip and sides; there are groove-like indentations 2.5 cm proximal to handle on bo…
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Accession Number
997034008
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- raspatory
Description
Angled one-piece handle has six holes and is mounted on a tray-like flat bottom; rasp end is angled and wide at handle, narrowing towards tip; vitallium rasp has grooved, roughened, sharp, serrated surface, including tip and sides; there are groove-like indentations 2.5 cm proximal to handle on both sides
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Downs
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Handle has the number "6732" stamped into the metal; beneath the number is a "V" inside a heart-shaped ring stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 25.5 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Tray-like flat bottom shows wear and tear; scrapes and dents are visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. G16 (similar to item GB-115-01-M) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Femoral shaft evacuation; total hip surgery
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Charnley femoral rasp

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034009
Description
Angled one-piece handle has six holes and is mounted on a tray-like flat bottom; vitallium rasp end is angled and wide at handle, narrowing towards tip; rasp has grooved, roughened, sharp, serrated surface, including tip and sides; there are groove-like indentations 2.5 cm proximal to handle on bot…
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Accession Number
997034009
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- raspatory
Description
Angled one-piece handle has six holes and is mounted on a tray-like flat bottom; vitallium rasp end is angled and wide at handle, narrowing towards tip; rasp has grooved, roughened, sharp, serrated surface, including tip and sides; there are groove-like indentations 2.5 cm proximal to handle on both sides
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Downs
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Handle has the number "6730" stamped into the metal; beneath the number is a "V" inside a heart-shaped ring stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 25.5 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Tray-like flat bottom shows wear and tear; scrapes and dents are visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. G16 (similar to item GB-115-01-M) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
Femoral shaft evacuation; total hip surgery
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calibrated guide wires; Chernow guide wires

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034011 a-h
Description
Set of eight identical guide wires which consist of a straight, cylindrical solid metal pin with a flat distal end and a proximal end that has a three-sided sharp pointed tip (trocar)
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Accession Number
997034011 a-h
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Bone Wires
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Description
Set of eight identical guide wires which consist of a straight, cylindrical solid metal pin with a flat distal end and a proximal end that has a three-sided sharp pointed tip (trocar)
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - guide wire - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
b - guide wire - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
c - guide wire - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
d - guide wire - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
e - guide wire - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
f - guide wire - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
g - guide wire - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
h - guide wire - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal : "Z [inside circle] 1161"; calibrated scale stamped in metal with numbers from 1-8 1/2 in inch and half-inch increments
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-10
Condition Remarks
No corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The First Name in Orthopaedics," by De Puy, 1993, p. 3 (similar to illustration in attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
Used in orthopedics for temporary fixation or reconstruction surgery
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