Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
(a) Round metal pencil-like drill angled in the middle; distal end has a small hole to hold drill bits or burs; (b) a long, rubber-like cord with a metal attachment at either end; (c) metal rectangular footpedal with a long, rubber-like cord attached; the cord has a metal connector at the proximal …
(a) Round metal pencil-like drill angled in the middle; distal end has a small hole to hold drill bits or burs; (b) a long, rubber-like cord with a metal attachment at either end; (c) metal rectangular footpedal with a long, rubber-like cord attached; the cord has a metal connector at the proximal end.
Number Of Parts
a - pencil - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - cord - Size: Length 218.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
c - foot pedal and cord - Size: Length 218.0 cm x Width 27.5 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
Printed on metal foil: " UL SA // KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN, U.S.A // MODEL NO. 8380-210 SERIAL NO. // AMPS. 1.2 CYCLES 60/DC VOLTS 115-120 AC/DC // CAUTION--CUT CAST WITH AN UP AND DOWN MOTION // A LINEAR MOTION WILL CUT SKIN READ INSTRUCTIONS // NOT APPROVED FOR USE IN HAZARDOUS LOCATIONS."
Printed on a label tape affixed to metal foil:"OPD 571"
Printred on back of saw: " Stryker // 840-40-250"
Embossed on white plastic of power cabel: "TURN PULL // MADE IN U.S.A // AND"
Hand scratched into metal:"O.P.D // CLINIC"
Storage Room 0010
Scratches and holes on cast cutter; Label tape affixed to the metal foil is detached.
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital -- Professional Instruments -- Equipment -- Supplies," V. Mueller & Co., 1956, p. 368 (item #OS-6200); CD #6.
Stryker cast cutter was used for cutting the rigid cast but not the padding or skin beneath.
Stryker wedge frame which consists of metal (a) wedge frame on four castors; the frame is "I" shaped with a main bar that supports two sliding wooden trays and hydraulic jack; cross bar on main bar supports one wooden tray and armature for the tray to slide along; two adjustable vertical bars exte…
Stryker wedge frame which consists of metal (a) wedge frame on four castors; the frame is "I" shaped with a main bar that supports two sliding wooden trays and hydraulic jack; cross bar on main bar supports one wooden tray and armature for the tray to slide along; two adjustable vertical bars extend from wheel-bearing cross bars to support stretcher; vertical bar supports rotating circular frame for clamp; circular frame includes handles; two (b-c) stretchers intersect circular frame and are held in place by clamp; stretchers are piled one over another and consist of metal frames covered in canvas with eyelets and spring bindings; stretchers contain plastic encased foam mattress; one stretcher includes a circular opening measuring approximately 6 inches; (d) separate canvas piece has eyelets and small circular opening; 2 fabric (e-f) belts have locking mechanisms; (g) vice with three screws; (h) rod with connectors extends vertically and loops at a right angle; the stretchers each separate into plastic covered foam (i,k,m) mattress pads and (j,l,n) cotton pad covers.
Number Of Parts
a - wedge frame - Size: Length 1.58 m. x Width 1.16 m. x Depth 78.0 cm.
b - stretcher - Size: Length 2.17 m. x Width 53.0 cm. x Depth 16.0 cm.
c - stretcher - Size: Length 2.16 m. x Width 50.0 cm. x Depth 7.0 cm.
d - canvas piece - Size: Length 81.0 cm. x Width 36.7 cm. x Depth 0.5cm.
e - belt - Size: Length 1.92 m. x Width 6.2 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
f - belt - Size: Length 1.88 m. x Width 6.3 cm. Depth 1.8 cm.
g - vice - Size: Length 15.3 cm. x Width 11.5 cm. Depth 10.0 cm.
h - rod - Size: Length 31.6 cm. x Width 17.5 cm. x Depth 9.8 cm.
i - mattress pad - Size: Length 98.0 cm x Width 48.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm.
j - cotton cover - Size: Length 92.6 cm x Width 58.5 cm x Depth 0.02 cm.
k - mattress pad - Size: Length 97.5 cm x Width 48.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm.
l - cotton cover - Size: Length 99.0 cm x Width 62.0 cm x Depth 0.02 cm.
m - mattress pad - Size: Length 1.45 m x Width 50.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm.
n - cotton cover - Size: Length 1.5 m x Width 62.0 cm x Depth 0.02 cm.
Printed on sticker affixed to frame; "THE STRYKER WEDGE FRAME // CATALOGUE NO. 124 MODEL A // 1665 Stryker // CORPORATION // KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN // U.S. PATENT NO. 3,302,218; CANADIAN PATENT NO. 836, 202, 1970 MADE IN U.S.A. // SURGICAL AND HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT"; printed on sticker affixed to jack: "WARNING // REMOVE SWING LEVER LOCK // BEFORE INSTALLING HYDRAULIC // JACK ASSEMBLY ON HEAD END // OFF WEDGE FRAME"; printed on sticker affixed to frame; "HOTEL D[Illeg.]"; printed on sticker affixed to frame: "WARNING // REMOVE PATIENT // BEFORE EXTENDING // FRAME"; printed on sticker affixed to circular frame for clamp: "CAUTION // NEVER COMPLETELY // REMOVE THIS BAR // THIS BAR MAY BE ADJUSTED TO PATIENTS THICKNESS. // SPACER NUTS MAY BE REMOVED FOR SPECIAL CASES. // ALWAYS TIGHTEN NUTS BEFORE ROTATING PATIENT."; printed on sticker affixed to circular frame for clamp: "ANTERIOR"; handwritten in pencil on tape affixed to circular frame for clamp: "4.211"; embroidered on fabric label affixed to stretcher canvas: "stryker // POST CANVAS // COVER // 125-4-5 // KALAMAZOO, MI // 124-4-7 REV_"; handwritten in marker on stretcher canvas: "WEDGE // STRYKER // PART"; printed on cotton sheet of stretcher: "Kingston General Hospital // Kingston Ontario"; handwritten in marker on cotton of stretcher: "KGH // STRYKER // POSTERIOR // SHEET"; handwritten on label affixed to belt: "KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL // ORTHO EQP ROOM // STRYKER FRAME".
Storage Room W1
Metal frame tarnished and with light rust; minor scratches on frame; paint peeling from wooden tray; minor stains on stretcher canvas and cotton; metal frames of stretchers scuffed; fabric around circular opening of stretcher yellowed; rubber ring on frame of stretcher torn; canvas piece lightly stained in several locations; belts showing minor wear; vice screws scuffed and paint peeling; minor stains and residue on rod.
Stryker medical website, copy in donor file; CD #6.