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hypodermic needle

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995003075
Description
Hypodermic needle which consists of a hollow squared base (with a round opening) which goes up into a point to hold the hollow needle
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Accession Number
995003075
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Hypodermic needle which consists of a hollow squared base (with a round opening) which goes up
into a point to hold the hollow needle
Number Of Parts
1
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The number "25" is stamped in the base on one side and a crown is stamped on the other side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 2.9 cm. x Width: 0.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Hypodermic needle was dirty and dusty; the needle appears to be unused
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Stored in box 995.003.071
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hypodermic needle

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995003076
Description
Hypodermic needle which consists of a hollow squared base (with a round opening) which goes up into a point to hold the hollow needle
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Accession Number
995003076
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Hypodermic needle which consists of a hollow squared base (with a round opening) which goes up
into a point to hold the hollow needle
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Yale 26" is stamped into one side of the base and "B-D 26" into the other
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 3.2 cm. x Width: 0.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Hypodermic needle was dirty and dusty; the needle appears to be unused
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Stored in box 995.003.071
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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
995003081 a-e
Description
(a) Hollow glass mucus trap, bulbous in the centre and tapering into tubes at both ends; there is also a small tube within the trap, near the top; (b) hollow glass extension tube, shaped at both ends to allow the attachment of rubber tubing; (c) rubber tube (beige), cylindrical and open at both end…
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Accession Number
995003081 a-e
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Mucus -- secretion
Diagnosis -- instrumentation
Description
(a) Hollow glass mucus trap, bulbous in the centre and tapering into tubes at both ends; there is also a small tube within the trap, near the top; (b) hollow glass extension tube, shaped at both ends to allow the attachment of rubber tubing; (c) rubber tube (beige), cylindrical and open at both ends -- attached to the glass extension tube; (d) red rubber tube, cylindrical and open at both ends -- attached to bottom of mucus trap; (e) manufacturer's cardboard box - made for mucus trap and attachments.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - mucous trap - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Width 3.8 cm.
b - glass tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm. x Width 0.8 cm.
c - beige rubber tube - Size: Length 15.0 cm. x Width 0.9 cm.
d - red rubber tube - Size: Length 41.0 cm. x Width 0.4 cm.
e - cardboard box - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Width 4.4 cm. x Depth 4.4 cm.
Maker
Assistent
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Material
glass: clear
rubber: beige; red
cardboard: white
Inscriptions
Box reads, "H. S. C. Mucous Trap // Assistent // Made in W. Germany"; red rubber tube has "12 Rusch West Germany H" printed on the side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D2-3
Condition Remarks
Box was dirty and dusty; mucous trap and attachments appear to be unused
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
995003082 a-e
Description
(a) Hollow glass mucus trap, bulbous in the centre and tapering into tubes at both ends; there is also a small tube within the trap, near the top; (b) hollow glass extension tube, shaped at both ends to allow the attachment of rubber tubing; (c) rubber tube (beige), cylindrical and open at both end…
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Accession Number
995003082 a-e
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Mucus -- secretion
Diagnosis -- instrumentation
Description
(a) Hollow glass mucus trap, bulbous in the centre and tapering into tubes at both ends; there is also a small tube within the trap, near the top; (b) hollow glass extension tube, shaped at both ends to allow the attachment of rubber tubing; (c) rubber tube (beige), cylindrical and open at both ends -- attached to the glass extension tube; (d) red rubber tube, cylindrical and open at both ends -- attached to bottom of mucous trap; (e) manufacturer's cardboard box - made for mucus trap and attachments.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - mucous trap - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Width 3.8 cm.
b - glass tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm. x Width 0.8 cm.
c - beige rubber tube - Size: Length 15.0 cm. x Width 0.9 cm.
d - red rubber tube - Size: Length 41.0 cm. x Width 0.4 cm.
e - cardboard box - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Width 4.4 cm. x Depth 4.4 cm.
Maker
Assistent
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Material
glass: clear
rubber: beige; red
cardboard: white
Inscriptions
Box reads, "H. S. C. Mucous Trap // Assistent // Made in W. Germany"; red rubber tube has "12 Rusch West Germany H" printed on the side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D2-3
Condition Remarks
Box was dirty and dusty; mucous trap and attachments appear to be unused
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
995003083 a-e
Description
(a) Hollow glass mucus trap, bulbous in the centre and tapering into tubes at both ends; there is also a small tube within the trap, near the top; (b) hollow glass extension tube, shaped at both ends to allow the attachment of rubber tubing; (c) rubber tube (beige), cylindrical and open at both end…
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Accession Number
995003083 a-e
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Mucus -- secretion
Diagnosis -- instrumentation
Description
(a) Hollow glass mucus trap, bulbous in the centre and tapering into tubes at both ends; there is also a small tube within the trap, near the top; (b) hollow glass extension tube, shaped at both ends to allow the attachment of rubber tubing; (c) rubber tube (beige), cylindrical and open at both ends -- attached to the glass extension tube; (d) red rubber tube, cylindrical and open at both ends -- attached to bottom of mucus trap; (e) manufacturer's cardboard box - made for mucus trap and attachments.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - mucous trap - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Width 3.8 cm.
b - glass tube - Size: Length 7.3 cm. x Width 0.8 cm.
c - beige rubber tube - Size: Length 15.0 cm. x Width 0.9 cm.
d - red rubber tube - Size: Length 41.0 cm. x Width 0.4 cm.
e - cardboard box - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Width 4.4 cm. x Depth 4.4 cm.
Maker
Assistent
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Material
glass: clear
rubber: beige; red
cardboard: white
Inscriptions
Box reads, "H. S. C. Mucous Trap // Assistent // Made in W. Germany"; red rubber tube has "12 Rusch West Germany H" printed on the side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D2-3
Condition Remarks
Box was dirty and dusty; mucous trap and attachments appear to be unused; #2 there was a slight hardening of both rubber tubes; the red rubber tube (d) had a crease where the tube was bent; the beige tube (c) had come loose from (b).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
Exhibit History
Feb. 27, 2003: used in "Name that Artifact" night.
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portable suction unit

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995003084 a-b
Description
(a) Suction machine which consists of a motor (painted white) with four dials and an on/off switch, and a glass bottle from which two rubber tubes run; a black plastic-coated electric wire also runs out of the machine; (b) table made of metal and wood, built to hold the suction machine; the table h…
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Accession Number
995003084 a-b
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Suction -- instrumentation
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
Description
(a) Suction machine which consists of a motor (painted white) with four dials and an on/off
switch, and a glass bottle from which two rubber tubes run; a black plastic-coated electric
wire also runs out of the machine; (b) table made of metal and wood, built to hold the suction
machine; the table has two shelves (the top holding the machine) and four legs with wheels
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - suction machine - Size: Length 42.0 cm. x Width 28.7 cm. x Depth 23.2 cm.
b - table - Size: Length 71.2 cm. x Width 43.4 cm. x Depth 91.8 cm.
Maker
Gomco Surgical Mfg. Corp.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
rubber: beige
metal: dark grey; silver
wood: brown
plastic: black
paint: white
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's plate on the machine reads, "Manufactured by Gomco Surgical Manufacturing Corp. //
Buffalo, N.Y. U.S.A. // Volts 115 H.P. 1/6 Model No. 911 Cycle 60 Amp 2.6 Serial No.
C-3136"; there is also a General Electric lable and a label with "Dept. Obs/Gyn" on masking tape
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-9-1
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016. (cart and tray only, not machine)
Condition Remarks
Suction machine and table were both very dirty and dusty; there are several chips and scrapes
in the paint; the suction machine is still greasy in spots; the rubber tubing had deteriorated
and cracked in parts; it has broken off at the point of attachment to the glass bottle; #3: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
book
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; "Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz CO., Ltd., Toronto: 1960, p. 44 (item 3-911-G); CD #1
Research Facts
Likely used on the surgical floor on Nickle when the department was there; used on the women,
not the babies (Sylvia Burkinshaw)
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Twin Viso Recorder ECG

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
995003087
Description
E.C.G. machine which consists of a wooden shell and legs with black plastic wheels; the motor and moving parts are set into the wooden cabinet; the top of the machine has nine knobs, five fuses, and five switches; there are four drawers that open at the front and back sides; at one side there is a …
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Accession Number
995003087
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
E.C.G. machine which consists of a wooden shell and legs with black plastic wheels; the motor
and moving parts are set into the wooden cabinet; the top of the machine has nine knobs, five
fuses, and five switches; there are four drawers that open at the front and back sides; at
one side there is a piece of wood which holds graph paper coming out of the machine; the back
has a grey plastic-coated electric wire and plug coming from it
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Sanborn Company
Site Made (City)
Waltham
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
plastic: black; grey
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's label reads, "Twin Viso Recorder Sanborn ® Company Waltham, Mass.,
U.S.A. // Model 60-1300B Serial 456 Volts 115 Cycles 60 Amps 2.7"; there are also labels for
the power supply, E.C.G preamp, and D.C. amplifiers (2)
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-6-2
Condition Remarks
E.C.G. machine was very dirty and dusty; unsure if it works electrically; wood shows minor
scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; CD #1
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esophageal balloons

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Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
995003089 a-o
Description
(a-m) Fourteen esophageal balloons in a clear plastic packaging sleeves; each balloon is a flattened cylindrical latex tube which is open at one end and sealed at a point at the other; each balloon has a strip of heavy paper within it to keep the sides separated; (o) cardboard mailing box which is …
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Accession Number
995003089 a-o
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Balloon Dilatation -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
(a-m) Fourteen esophageal balloons in a clear plastic packaging sleeves; each balloon is a flattened cylindrical latex tube which is open at one end and sealed at a point at the other; each balloon has a strip of heavy paper within it to keep the sides separated; (o) cardboard mailing box which is rectangular in shape and opens at both ends; the box has a mailing label, customs label and five stamps on the front.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a-m - esophageal balloons x 14 - Size: Length 18.3 cm. x Width 1.5 cm.
o - mailing box - Size: Length 24.0 cm. x Width 11.0 cm. x Depth 4.4 cm.
Maker
Anode Rubber Plating Co.
Site Made (City)
Boling
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Mailing box postmarked December 30, 1975
Material
plastic: clear
latex rubber: beige
paper: light beige
cardboard: light brown
Inscriptions
Box has a mailing label which reads, "From Anode Rubber Plating Co. P.O. Box 668 Boling, Texas
77420 // To Queen's University // S.P. Pietak, M.D. Dept. of Anesthesia // 82 Barrie St. Kingston
Ont. Canada // P.O. # 56370 Return Postage Guaranteed"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-13
Condition Remarks
Mailing box was dirty and dusty; clear plastic balloon sleeves were dirty and dusty; mailing
box has been bent at the side and is missing a staple
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; CD #1
Research Facts
Balloons were used to correct esophageal strictures
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left leg prosthesis

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995003091
Description
Prosthesis for amputation of a left leg cut off at the hip; the artificial leg has a locking mechanism at the hip and knee as well as a single access foot with a bumper toe break; the knee joint is an English hanger design; the top of the prosthesis has a piece to wrap it around the wearer's body; …
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Accession Number
995003091
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Prosthesis
Leg
Description
Prosthesis for amputation of a left leg cut off at the hip; the artificial leg has a locking mechanism at the hip and knee as well as a single access foot with a bumper toe break; the knee joint is an English hanger design; the top of the prosthesis has a piece to wrap it around the wearer's body; there is also a pants guard attachment.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Government of Canada
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver; flesh tone
leather: beige; brown
fiberglass(?): beige
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's label at back of the calf reads, "MADE IN CANADA // DATE // 51 10 DIST // 212782 // BY THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 99.0 cm. x Width: 33.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Prosthesis was very dirty and dusty; there are several scuff marks in the flesh tone paint, but all joints work and no parts are missing
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Prosthetics Department at Kingston General Hospital
Exhibit History
On exhibit 100TH Anniversary of Public Health Canada, Ottawa L-2019-7 27 Nov – 2 Dec 2019
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left leg prosthesis

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Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995003092
Description
Left leg prosthesis for an above-knee amputation has a locking mechanism at the knee as well as a single access foot and a bumper toe break; knee joint is an English hanger design; top of the prosthesis has a leather and heavy string mechanism for strapping the leg on to the wearer.
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Accession Number
995003092
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Prosthesis
Leg
Description
Left leg prosthesis for an above-knee amputation has a locking mechanism at the knee as well as a single access foot and a bumper toe break; knee joint is an English hanger design; top of the prosthesis has a leather and heavy string mechanism for strapping the leg on to the wearer.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Date handwritten under foam piece in knee joint
Material
plastic: flesh tone
leather: beige
metal: silver
fabric: white
Inscriptions
The number "211102" is stamped in at the top front outside
The date “15/6/61” is handwritten under a foam piece in the knee joint.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-5
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Medicine, Mystery and the Macdonalds” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length: 84.7 cm. x Width: 19.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Prosthesis was very dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
online book
Reference Comments
https://books.google.ca/books?id=TIorAAAAYAAJ&pg=PT1&dq=artificial+limbs&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiixK30gLjcAhWqyoMKHdxXBjgQ6AEIVTAJ#v=onepage&q=artificial%20limbs&f=false
Research Facts
By the 1960s, hydraulic legs were entering the world of prosthetics, and plastics were used over wood.
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