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anaesthetist's case

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1989.2.3 aa-bb
Description
A brown leather-covered case consisting of a wooden frame with wooden drawer supports, cardboard sides and lid edges; marked with owner's initials or name; fastens with two spring hinges/sliding locks (key missing), marked with the maker's name on inside lid above a built-in pocket, handle for carr…
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Accession Number
1989.2.3 aa-bb
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Anesthesia, Intratracheal
Description
A brown leather-covered case consisting of a wooden frame with wooden drawer supports, cardboard sides and lid edges; marked with owner's initials or name; fastens with two spring hinges/sliding locks (key missing), marked with the maker's name on inside lid above a built-in pocket, handle for carrying; opens by resting on four studs; lid folds down revealing three drawers in graduated sizes; drawer 3 contains 4 compartments for bottles; interior is lined with a plastic-coated fabric; contents of case, drawer #1: Foregger endotracheal tube (a); Foregger endotracheal tube cut down with safety-pin attached for use as nasal tube (b); roll of Curity adhesive tape (c); eight pieces of tubing in assorted gauges, colours, and lengths (d); parts of an esophageal stethoscope consisting of four lengths of tubing, one terminating in an earpiece (missing a diaphragm) (e); needles in sealed packages (f-h); catheter mount with tube attached (i); Magill open-circuit valve (j); Foregger catheter Y-piece for use with standard 15-mm male catheter connector (k); Y-piece with adhesive tape wound around the ends (l); unidentified connector valve (m); drawer #2: a plastic box of Lundy endotracheal tube connectors (n); mouth adapter (o); a box of two Racine flexible adapters that can take tubing of varying gauges (p); a box of 9 x 5-cc ampoules of poutocaine hydrochloride for spinal anaesthesia, ca. 1952 (q); a box of 1-cc ampoules of LORFAN, a narcotic antagonist (r); a dosage calculator card for the LORFAN (s); Rubbus one-way valve for a resuscitator, made in Denmark (t); unidentified valve (u); one-way valve for paediatric use (Sierra Engineering Co.) (v); Stephen-Slater valve (w-x); Ayre's t-piece (M & IE, London) (y); three catheter mounts with short pieces of attached tubing (z); eleven assorted endotracheal connectors for oral and nasal use (aa); drawer #3: felt case containing Fenmore Davis's bronchoscope blade by Foregger and an earlier unmarked bronchoscope blade (ab); felt case containing a folding Foregger laryngoscope with a Mackintosh blade (ac); Miller laryngoscope blade for infants, by Foregger (ad); Rowbotham trichloroethylene vaporizer by M&IE Ltd. (ae); mouth gag (af); unidentified pieces (ag-ah); Guedel airway by Dascher USA, adult size (ai); Guedel airway by Foregger, infant size (aj); suction catheter connector by Foregger (ak); bite block (al); Jalasso laryngoscope blade by Foregger (am); Murphy laryngoscope blade by Foregger (an); four Magill's endotracheal tubes made of Portex, No. 10 mm (ao); two Magill's tubes, Portex, No. 8 mm (ap); two Magill's tubes, Portex, No. 7 mm (aq); Davol tube, No. 7 mm (ar); Magill's tube No. 6, Portex, with safety pin attached (as); cuffed Magill endotracheal tube, No. 8 (A. Charles King Ltd. London Eng.) (at); armoured latex cuffed endotracheal tube with moulded curve, No. 10, M&IE Ltd. (au); Jaques endotracheal catheter with lateral eye, No. 16 FG (av); glass bottle, unopened, containing crystamycin powder, an antibiotic for intramuscular injection (aw); glass bottle of Tr. merthiolate, empty (ax); epidural needle, possibly Kylar modification of the Wagner needle, in a sealed test tube (ay); infant endotracheal tube made by Foregger (az); two needles in a sealed test tube (cc); lid pocket: anaethesia record, printed form for general surgery (ca); anaesthesia record, printed form for obstetrics (cb).
Number Of Parts
54
Part Names
case - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Width 47.0 cm x Depth 19.0 cm
aw - bottle - Size: Length 3.8 cm
ax - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. H. Chaikoff, G. P., specialist in anaesthesia.
Maker
Down Bros. and Mayer & Phelps
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
rubber: white; red
leather: brown
wood: brown
metal: silver
fabric: white
plastic
glass: clear
paper: white
cardboard
Inscriptions
(i,j,l,t,w,x,aa) inscribed "J S C"; (l) adhesive tape labelled "Chaikoff"; (ac) marked "Foregger New York"; (ax) labelled "Tr - Merthiolate"; (ba) record headed, "J. S. Chaikoff, BA, MD FICA - 272 Bathurst St., EM. 8-9400"; (bb) record headed, "J. S. Chaikoff, BA MD FICA - Toronto"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-7
Condition Remarks
Back side of case has opened at join with wooden frame; stitching of leather cover is undone; opposite corner is much-abraded, revealing underlying wooden frame and cardboard; upper corners of lid are open, revealing metal corner support; interior lining is loose and worn in places; leather covering is slightly worn and abraded, particularly along hinge of lid; #2: Leather and rubber should be stored separately and receive special treatment; (ao) material feels slightly sticky, possibly starting to break down; (ax) substance in bottle has leaked and has stained the surrounding area.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
(k) Foregger catalogue, p. 58; (ae, ay) M & IE catalogue, p. 4;
Research Facts
Belonged to Dr. J. S. Chaikoff (1896-1988), born in the Ukraine, died in Toronto; graduated in medicine from University of Toronto in 1926; general practitioner, specialist in anaesthesia at Doctor's Hospital and Bethesda Hospital (now part of North York General Hospital); learned caudal anaesthesia from Hingson and Edwards in New York around 1942; practised it in Toronto from Feb. 1943; practised anaesthesia until 1968, when his deteriorating eyesight caused him to cease; practised from office at Bathurst / Dundas 1932-1958; practised from office at Bathurst / Lawrence 1958-1988; from 1940-44 he was senior attending anaesthetist, Mount Sinai Hospital. Bethesda Hospital was a 21-bed general hospital at Bathurst and Sheppard run by the Missionary and Health Society of Canada.
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Gwathmey's inhaler

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1990.5.15
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Accession Number
1990.5.15
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20 century"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-13
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Rotor for Revell mark 3 circulator

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1990.5.19
Description
Note; Item is missing.
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Accession Number
1990.5.19
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Description
Note; Item is missing.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-5
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1976.17.1 a-b
Description
Two pieces of rubber (?) tubing of nearly equal length, covered by green and purple woven fabric; at one end of each piece of tubing is a metal coupling; at the other end is a nozzle of sorts consisting of a cylindrical head with a thin, hollow piece of metal piping running through it; this metal p…
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Accession Number
1976.17.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Description
Two pieces of rubber (?) tubing of nearly equal length, covered by green and purple woven fabric; at one end of each piece of tubing is a metal coupling; at the other end is a nozzle of sorts consisting of a cylindrical head with a thin, hollow piece of metal piping running through it; this metal piping extends outwards from either side of the cylindrical head and has a slightly greater diameter on one side than on the other.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - hose - Size: Length 1.9 m
b - hose - Size: Length 1.7 m
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. T.A. Carpenter (?).
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
fabric: green; purple
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Thought to be tubing for an ether/suction machine.
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antistatic sole cover

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
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Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Contax Co.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Contax Patent Applied For"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were used for grounding to prevent the accumulation of static electricity in the presence of anaesthetic agents; in use from around 1945-1970.
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Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1979.6.2
Description
An empty cylindrical metal canister with a short narrow neck and a thin lid; lid is punctured; information is printed on a paper label on the outside of the can.
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Accession Number
1979.6.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Description
An empty cylindrical metal canister with a short narrow neck and a thin lid; lid is punctured; information is printed on a paper label on the outside of the can.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
E. R. Squibb & Sons Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Date Remarks
Ether only used widely until 1960s; Squibb started c. 1925.
Material
metal: grey
paper: yellow, brown, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "SQUIBB // ETHER, U.S.P. // FOR GENERAL ANESTHESIA BY INHALATION // NOTE: [followed by precautionary instructions] // ANTIDOTES [followed by antidotes] // Usual dose: By inhalation, as required // Complete prescribing information available by request // CAUTION [followed by cautionary notes] // E.R. Squibb & Sons Ltd. Montreal, Canada // Capacity of canister: 1/4 lb. or 115 gm; Lot 0L 76217; List 40820"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row D
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Length
10.0 cm
Diameter
5.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
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portable ether and suction pump

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Dates
1900
1940
1900-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1980.8.2
Description
Suction pump has a wood base plated with metal; a suction gauge faces the width dimension; units range from 0-30, marked off every 5 units; a pressure gauge (?) is attached to the top of an ether bottle; units range from 0-5; both bottle are detachable and are connected by rubber tubing; a motor is…
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Accession Number
1980.8.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Ether, Ethyl
Suction and Drainage
Description
Suction pump has a wood base plated with metal; a suction gauge faces the width dimension; units range from 0-30, marked off every 5 units; a pressure gauge (?) is attached to the top of an ether bottle; units range from 0-5; both bottle are detachable and are connected by rubber tubing; a motor is mounted behind the two bottles and has a metal plate with printed data riveted to it; there is a stainless steel handle above the motor with a grip.
Part Names
motor - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 29.0 cm
ether bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 6.7 cm
suction bottle - Size: Length 25.0 cm x Diam. 8.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. W.M. Purvis of Toronto; belonged to her husband, Dr. W.M. Purvis.
Maker
Leland Electric (motor); J. Sklar Mfg. Co. (suction gauge and other parts)
Site Made (City)
Guelph (motor); New York (other parts)
Site Made (State)
Ontario (motor); New York (other parts)
Site Made (Country)
Canada (motor); USA (other parts)
Dates
1900
1940
1900-1940
Date Remarks
Acc. record has, "First half 20th cent."; see also donor's letter.
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: red
wood: brown
Inscriptions
On the metal plate: "H.P. 1/6 // TYPE: KS PH 1 // FR. 27 FORM ARUJH // V 110 RPM 1725 // AMPS 3.1 CY. 60 // TEMP RISE °C HR // FOR REFERENCE GIVE // NO. R6151 // PW 1 // LELAND ELECTRIC CANADA // GUELPH, ONTARIO // Underwriters' Laboratories // OF CANADA // INSPECTED // ELECTRIC MOTOR FOR HAZARDOUS // LOCATION // CLASS 1 GROUP D // NO. F 107196 C"; on one bottle: "ETHER"; on the other bottle: "SUCTION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-4
Condition Remarks
#2: Rubber in bad condition; dirty; #3: rubber--may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Unit purchased by donor's husband, Dr. W.M. Purvis, "at least 40 years ago."
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