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mercurial sphygmomanometer

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1978.6.12
Description
Mercurial sphygmomanometer, single column graduated from 0 to 300 mm Hg; affixed to metal base supporting the mercury reservoir.
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Accession Number
1978.6.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Manometry
MM= Blood Pressure Determination -- sphygmomanometer
Description
Mercurial sphygmomanometer, single column graduated from 0 to 300 mm Hg; affixed to metal base supporting the mercury reservoir.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. K.W. Sheath; belonged to her brother, Dr. Wade, who graduated from the University of Toronto in 1932; given to Dr. Wade by Dr. Rogers, who practised in Mathison, Ont.
Maker
Becton Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Graduation marks and numbers from 0-300; on Hg reservoir: "B-D".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K1-1
Dimension Notes
Length 36.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cuff and bulb missing; #2: rubber tubing beginning to crack; #3: mercury
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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electric cardiogram

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact791
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. W. Ford Connell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
992063001
Description
No description given
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Accession Number
992063001
Collection
Dr. W. Ford Connell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Description
No description given
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. W. Ford Connell
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
style of lettering (KK)
Inscriptions
Notes with accession sheet: "OBSOLETE // DO NOT USE ! // HAZARDOUS EXCESSIVELY // HIGH
GROUND LEAKAGE // CURRENT // KGH MUSEUM // Jack Warntrow (signature) 106-17 // 10 Jan 1979;
tag with accession sheet: 992-063-001 // Sanborn // Cardiette
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J1-3
Condition Remarks
#2: powdery substance seeping; #3: some tarnish on metal.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
April 29/92: Hall of Fame, Recent Acquisitions 1st case
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All-electric model Hindle electrocardiograph

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Dates
1935
1940
circa 1935-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.27.1 a-e
Description
Rectangular mahogany case with a two-piece lid that fits over top of machine and down its front; inside of case at back left and extending to just beyond back middle is a control panel with four dials, two levers, and a gauge that measures milliamperes; at top front is a circular volt gauge and to …
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Accession Number
1969.27.1 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Rectangular mahogany case with a two-piece lid that fits over top of machine and down its front; inside of case at back left and extending to just beyond back middle is a control panel with four dials, two levers, and a gauge that measures milliamperes; at top front is a circular volt gauge and to the left of that is a circular plastic knob with an arrow on top; at extreme left of machine, toward the bottom and lying horizontally is another volt (DC) gauge and to the right of that is a circular plastic knob with an arrow on top; beneath the gauge on the right is a removable panel, and behind the panel are two canisters (c,d).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - main unit - Size: Length 64.1 cm x Width 23.8 cm x Depth 30.4 cm
b - panel to camera unit - Size: Length 22.5 cm x Width 13.3 cm
c - metal canister - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 8.9 cm
d - cardboard canister - Size: Length 8.9 cm x Diam. 9.3 cm
e - glass rectangle - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. K.W.G. Brown; made for Dr. H.E. Rykert.
Maker
Cambridge Instrument Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Ossining
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1940
circa 1935-1940
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow; black; white
glass: clear; yellow
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Inscribed on a brass plate on inside lid: "ALL ELECTRICAL MODEL // "HINDLE" ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH // NO. 0–14813 // MADE FOR // H.E. RYKERT. M.D. // BY THE // CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENT CO. INC."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-I1-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1935
1940
circa 1935-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.3.11
Description
Heavy black metal galvanometer; two cylinders; wires protruding.
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Accession Number
1969.3.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology
Electromagnetics
Chemistry
Description
Heavy black metal galvanometer; two cylinders; wires protruding.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dept. of Physiology, Univ. of Toronto, via Dr. John W. Scott.
Maker
Cambridge Instrument Co.
Dates
1935
1940
circa 1935-1940
Material
metal: black
Inscriptions
Round metal discs, one on either side, have: "OR, OL"; raised inscription on side: "[star shape] 126"; "CAMBRIDGE INSTR. CO. // No. 3058"; with knob: "TO SLACKEN STRING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-I1-5
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used for electrocardiography.
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sphygmograph case

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.3.43 a-h
Description
Wooden case (h) containing a set of tambours for recording pulses; (a) is a writing lever and holds tambour; (b-d) are metal tambours that are cup-shaped and have handles; (e-g) are black plastic pistons that fit in the drums of the tambours; a hook extends outward and attaches to the writing rod; …
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Accession Number
1969.3.43 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Pulse -- sphygmograph
Description
Wooden case (h) containing a set of tambours for recording pulses; (a) is a writing lever and holds tambour; (b-d) are metal tambours that are cup-shaped and have handles; (e-g) are black plastic pistons that fit in the drums of the tambours; a hook extends outward and attaches to the writing rod; there are also two wooden writing rods that are too small to be labelled.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - writing lever - Size: Length 9.0 cm
b - tambour - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
c - tambour - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
d - tambour - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
e - piston - Size: Diam. 3.0 cm
f - piston - Size: Diam. 2.5 cm
g - piston - Size: Diam. 2.0 cm
h - case - Size: Length 22.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dept. of Physiology, University of Toronto, via Dr. John W. Scott
Maker
Eügen Albrecht
Site Made (City)
Tübingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
"6" inscribed on all parts of (a)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Condition Remarks
Case badly warped; writing rods bent or broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
A tambour is a drum-like instrument used in physiologic experiments.
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portable direct writing electrocardiograph

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.6.1
Description
A large case divided into two partitions; one half given to a control panel with a plastic top: on/off switch, three controls, milliampmeter, and flexible cables; battery powered; writing instrument in a sliding compartment at the side; three electrode clamps (one missing).
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Accession Number
1969.6.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
A large case divided into two partitions; one half given to a control panel with a plastic top: on/off switch, three controls, milliampmeter, and flexible cables; battery powered; writing instrument in a sliding compartment at the side; three electrode clamps (one missing).
Part Names
case - Size: Length 54.0 cm x Width 33.0 cm x Depth 23.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; owned by Dr. A.J. Kerwin of Toronto.
Maker
Wissenag
Site Made (City)
Basel
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
plastic: light brown
wood: brown
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
On a plate fastened to the inside of the box lid: "WISSENAG BASEL // PETERSGRABEN 33"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-I1-4
Condition Remarks
Damaged; #2: leatherette is peeling off the case; the plastic inside is cracked and broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used for direct recording by pen and ink.
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electrocardiograph

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6201
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.6.11 a-b
Description
ECG machine (a) comes in a wooden case (b) that has a velvet-lined hinged door that opens down, leaving the front open and the ECG exposed; machinery rests on a sliding tray; battery operated; two rotating drums at back covered with corrugated metal.
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Accession Number
1969.6.11 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
ECG machine (a) comes in a wooden case (b) that has a velvet-lined hinged door that opens down, leaving the front open and the ECG exposed; machinery rests on a sliding tray; battery operated; two rotating drums at back covered with corrugated metal.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ECG machine
b - case - Size: Length 40.0 cm x Width 26.0 cm x Depth 40.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; used by Dr. Wm Goldie; donated by I.M. Hilliard to Dr. A.J. Kerwin of Toronto.
Maker
Sanborn Co.
Site Made (City)
Cambridge
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
wood: brown
leather: black
metal: black; silver
fabric: purple
rubber: brown; black
Inscriptions
"VOLTMETER - WESTON MODEL 506 TYPE A // WESTON ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENT CORP. NEWARK, NJ. USA. // PAT 1,579,849 1,597,256 1,635,595 1,661,214"; on inside of flip-down lid: "MADE BY // SANBORN COMPANY // CAMBRIDGE, MASS. USA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-I2-3
Condition Remarks
#2: leather handle is degenerating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used in conjunction with 1969.6.12; special feature is that any length of paper up to 100 cm can be set before the lead strip is run.
Exhibit History
"History of ECG Instruments" exhibit organized by Dr. Kerwin in the fall of 1969.
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electrocardiograph recorder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6202
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.6.12 a-c
Description
ECG recorder (a) comes in a wooden case (b) that has a hinged flip-down velvet-lined door that exposes the instrument inside; there is also a hinged side door; contains a compartment for film; dial is calibrated from 0 to 105; a circular yellow plate is calibrated as well; voltmeter has holes for t…
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Accession Number
1969.6.12 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
ECG recorder (a) comes in a wooden case (b) that has a hinged flip-down velvet-lined door that exposes the instrument inside; there is also a hinged side door; contains a compartment for film; dial is calibrated from 0 to 105; a circular yellow plate is calibrated as well; voltmeter has holes for the three-pronged plug of 1969.6.11.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ECG recorder
b - case - Size: Length 35.5 cm x Width 26.0 cm x Depth 40.5 cm
c - metal strip
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; used by Dr. Wm Goldie; donated by I.M. Hilliard to Dr. A.J. Kerwin of Toronto.
Maker
Sanborn Co.
Site Made (City)
Cambridge
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
wood: brown
leather: black
metal: black; silver
fabric: purple
rubber: black
Inscriptions
On voltmeter: "Weston Electrical Instrument Co. Newark N.J. USA // Weston // Model 506 Type A // PATENTS PENDING"; on inside of flip-down lid: "MADE BY // SANBORN COMPANY // CAMBRIDGE, MASS."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-I2-3
Condition Remarks
#2: leather handle is deteriorating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used in conjunction with 1969.6.11; special feature is that any length of paper up to 100 cm can be set before the lead strip is run.
Exhibit History
"History of ECG Instruments" exhibit organized by Dr. Kerwin in the fall of 1969.
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electrocardiograph string box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6213
Dates
1936
1939
circa 1936-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.6.27 a-d
Description
Wooden box containing ECG accessories; top of box has two paper labels and a metal label; top (b) is held to bottom (a) by means of two screw-on knobs (c,d).
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Accession Number
1969.6.27 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Wooden box containing ECG accessories; top of box has two paper labels and a metal label; top (b) is held to bottom (a) by means of two screw-on knobs (c,d).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
b - box top
c - knob
d - knob
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.J. Kerwin of Toronto.
Maker
Cambridge Instrument Co.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1936
1939
circa 1936-1939
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 1930s"
Material
wood: brown
metal
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Metal label reads, "CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENT CO. Inc. // OSSINING, N.Y. // NO ___"; left-hand paper label reads, "OPEN WITH EXTREME CARE // [additional text follows] // CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENT CO. Inc. // OSSINING, N.Y."; right-hand paper label reads, "ELECTROCARDIOGRAM STRING // Number 0-8505 // Resistance 2600 Ohms // Shadow 2 M/M // F 3 // Z 3 // CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENT CO. Inc. // OSSINING, N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-8
Condition Remarks
Instrument missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
"See document file--envelopes containing info relating to the 'History of ECG Instruments' display organized by Dr. Kerwin in 1969."
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heart pump valves

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Dates
1900
1977
circa 1900-1977
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1970.11.10 a-g
Description
Seven long, solid steel tubes with a triangular bit soldered to the top and a rounded base; all seven valves identical; accompanying canister not numbered; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1970.11.10 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Cardiology
Heart, Mechanical
Description
Seven long, solid steel tubes with a triangular bit soldered to the top and a rounded base; all seven valves identical; accompanying canister not numbered; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a-g - heart valves - Size: Length 17.7 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, via Dr. J.W. Scott.
Dates
1900
1977
circa 1900-1977
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-8
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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