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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995005089 a-c
Description
(a) Metal handle, T-shaped with a hole drilled through the shaft; bottom of both arms curved in three concave arcs, for grip, and oval openings running the length of both arms; (b) solid metal hook, the shaft of which runs through (a); bottom 1.5 cm is threaded to attach to (c); (c) circular metal …
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Accession Number
995005089 a-c
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
(a) Metal handle, T-shaped with a hole drilled through the shaft; bottom of both arms curved in three concave arcs, for grip, and oval openings running the length of both arms; (b) solid metal hook, the shaft of which runs through (a); bottom 1.5 cm is threaded to attach to (c); (c) circular metal washer with textured outside surface.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 13.9 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
b - hook - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
c - washer - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Condition Remarks
(a) Metal is worn and pitted; (b) threading has inactive corrosion; spots also on curved sections of hook; (c) light wear only
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 129 (similar to item #3–603–P) (see attached photocopy); Mary White, retired OR nurse; Claire Kelly, retired OR nurse; CD #9
Research Facts
Handle attached to a pulley rope so a patient could pull himself upright in bed; commonly used in beds where patients were recovering from leg surgery.
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sterilizing lifting forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9398
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997034245
Description
A solid iron object with a fenestrated horizontal oblong handle; the distal portion is vertical, rectangular, fenestrated, curving upward at the end.
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Accession Number
997034245
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Sterilization
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- sterilizer
Description
A solid iron object with a fenestrated horizontal oblong handle; the distal portion is vertical, rectangular, fenestrated, curving upward at the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Material
metal: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-1
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 11.8 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a lot of staining on this object from being put into a sterilizing solution.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Mary White, ret. OR nurse; CD #8
Research Facts
This object is used for lifting pans of sterilized instruments out of the autoclave.
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operating room light handles

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9868
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034308 a-b
Description
A circular, hollow, aluminum handle with a broad circular flange.
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Accession Number
997034308 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Lighting
Description
A circular, hollow, aluminum handle with a broad circular flange.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - light handle - Size: Depth 11.0 cm x Diam. 10.2 cm
b - light handle - Size: Depth 12.0 cm x Diam. 10.2 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-14
Condition Remarks
No staining; no corrosion; minor scratches and dents
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
M. White, OR nurse (retired); photos from Internet (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
These handles are sterilized and attached to a port on operating lights, for adjusting during surgery by surgeon or assistant.
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operating room light handles

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9866
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034309 a-b
Description
A circular, hollow aluminum handle with a broad circular flange.
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Accession Number
997034309 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Lighting
Description
A circular, hollow aluminum handle with a broad circular flange.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - light handle - Size: Depth 9.0 cm x Diam. 14.0 cm
b - light handle - Size: Depth 9.0 cm x Diam. 14.0 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-14
Condition Remarks
No staining; no corrosion; minor scratches and dents
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
M. White, OR nurse (retired); photos from Internet (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
These handles are sterilized and attached to a port on operating lights, for adjusting during surgery by surgeon or assistant.
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operating room light handles

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034310 a-c
Description
A circular, hollow aluminum handle open at the top with a broad, circular flange; in the centre on the underside of the flange is a screw that attaches to the operating light.
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Accession Number
997034310 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Lighting
Description
A circular, hollow aluminum handle open at the top with a broad, circular flange; in the centre on the underside of the flange is a screw that attaches to the operating light.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - light handle - Size: Depth 11.6 cm x Diam. 12.3 cm
b - light handle - Size: Depth 11.6 cm x Diam. 12.3 cm
c - light handle - Size: Depth 11.6 cm x Diam. 12.3 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-14
Condition Remarks
No staining; no corrosion; minor scratches on (c)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
M. White, OR nurse (retired); photos from Internet (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
These handles are sterilized and attached to a port on operating lights, for adjusting during surgery by surgeon or assistant.
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operating room light handles

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9879
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034320 a-b
Description
A circular, hollow aluminum handle open at the top with a broad, circular flange.
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Accession Number
997034320 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Lighting
Description
A circular, hollow aluminum handle open at the top with a broad, circular flange.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - light handle - Size: Depth 9.7 cm x Diam. 10.3 cm
b - light handle - Size: Depth 9.7 cm x Diam. 10.3 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Devon Industries Inc.
Site Made (City)
Chatsworth
Site Made (State)
Georgia
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver; red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-14
Condition Remarks
No staining; no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
M. White, OR nurse (retired); photos from Internet (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
These handles attached to a port on operating lights, for adjusting during surgery by surgeon or assistant; they are not sterilized, so they had to use light covers.
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Mayo stand cover

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10754
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997034337
Description
A long rectangular cotton sack, two-thirds of which is double thickness.
Accession Number
997034337
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A long rectangular cotton sack, two-thirds of which is double thickness.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Lac Mac
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 115.5 cm x Width 44.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Signs of wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
M. White, retired OR nurse; "Surgical Instrument Catalog," Ninth Ed., by Storz Instrument Company, 1966, P. H57 (item #4660) (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
This sack is sterilized and used to cover a Mayo stand; a Mayo tray is placed on top to hold instruments used during a surgical procedure.
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Acu-drop machine

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Collection
Kingston General Hosptial Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
996021001 a-b
Description
(a) Acu-drop machine, which consists of a heavy green metal rectangular frame with a square hollow shelf inside; a lever on the top of the machine raises and lowers a metal plate at the top of the shelf; a metal rod with a plastic knob raises and lowers the bottom of the shelf, with a right to left…
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Accession Number
996021001 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hosptial Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Weights and Measures
Description
(a) Acu-drop machine, which consists of a heavy green metal rectangular frame with a square hollow
shelf inside; a lever on the top of the machine raises and lowers a metal plate at the top of the
shelf; a metal rod with a plastic knob raises and lowers the bottom of the shelf, with a right to
left movement; (b) splatter guard, which fits in under the top plate; this has a metal piece at the
top with 24 holes and a round, hollow plastic part which fits on, to leave the piece with an opening
at the bottom; the lower shelf of (b) raises to fit tightly against (b)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - Acu-drop machine - Size: Length 31.9 cm. x Width 23.4 cm. x Depth 17.9 cm.
b - splatter guard - Size: Length 8.1 cm. x Width 13.5 cm. x Depth 11.4 cm.
Material
metal: green; dark grey; silver
plastic: clear; black
Inscriptions
(b) The top of the splatter guard has 24 equal-sized and numbered (in white) holes
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-1
Condition Remarks
Manufacturer's label missing (originally read "Acu-drop", according to Graeme McKay); there is
minor corrosion on the handle which raises and lowers the lower shelf, but nowhere else; all moving
parts still move
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Graeme McKay; CD #2
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needle container

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3062
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001062 a-b
Description
Needle container, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical bakelite container that has a closed flat bottom and an open round top with threading on the outside edges; a cap (b) fits over and closes the top; the cap is round with a closed, very slightly rounded top, and an open base with threaded …
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Accession Number
997001062 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Needles -- case
Description
Needle container, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical bakelite container that has a closed flat bottom and an open round top with threading on the outside edges; a cap (b) fits over and closes the top; the cap is round with a closed, very slightly rounded top, and an open base with threaded inner edges; the outside edges of the container have an attached printed paper label that also has ink writing on it; the container is filled with grease (Vaseline?) and two curved metal needles (not catalogued)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - needle container - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
b - container cap - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. F.J. O'Connor; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Material
plastic: black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
The front reads "DR. FERGUS J. O'CON[NOR] // 193 EARL STREET PHONE 4055 KINGSTO[N] // needles" (letters in brackets indicate the missing part of the label)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
The bakelite container shows minor wear; there is a very small chip missing from the upper outer edge of the cap; the label on the front of the container has a missing section at the right edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #78; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #3
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sterilizing tray

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997001193
Description
Small sterilizing tray, which consists of a rectangular tray with 1.8 cm sides, made of a single piece of metal; the tray has an open top, flat closed sides and turned-over top edges; the bottom of the tray is flat with hundreds of small holes through the metal; all corners are rounded.
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Accession Number
997001193
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Sterilization
Description
Small sterilizing tray, which consists of a rectangular tray with 1.8 cm sides, made of a single piece of metal; the tray has an open top, flat closed sides and turned-over top edges; the bottom of the tray is flat with hundreds of small holes through the metal; all corners are rounded.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-1
Dimension Notes
Length 10.9 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear and minor stain spots; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #284; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #5
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