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advertising brochure

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13275
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020153
Description
Advertising brochure for a Harvey dental surveyor-parallelometer; rectangular textured green cardstock folded in two horizontally; cover with product name and black and white illustration of the surveyor and a dental cast; description of product along with two illustrations printed with black ink i…
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Accession Number
010020153
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis -- advertisements
Dental Restoration -- advertisements
Dental Equipment -- advertisements
Denture, Partial
Description
Advertising brochure for a Harvey dental surveyor-parallelometer; rectangular textured green cardstock folded in two horizontally; cover with product name and black and white illustration of the surveyor and a dental cast; description of product along with two illustrations printed with black ink inside; further description, dimensions of product and manufacturer's information on back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Harvey Dental Specialty Co.
Site Made (City)
Gardena
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on similar item
Material
paper: white
ink: green, black
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "announcing ... the new modern // HARVEY // Surveyor-Parallelometer // for dental schools, laboratories, offices"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 22
Dimension Notes
Length 16.1 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Page is worn at edges and fold
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
010020112
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Oskar Sykora from Halifax, Nova Scotia; surveyors are used in the construction of partial dentures
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Birtcher-built hyfrecator

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
993004093 a-c
Description
Black plastic-covered electrical box has black-handled pointed wire used to electrically remove warts through heated needle; called a "hyfrecator" by manufacturing company; likely still in working condition; used in general practice; operated by floor switch and intensity of voltage; front dial has…
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Accession Number
993004093 a-c
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Desiccation -- instrumentation
Electrocoagulation -- instrumentation
Dermatology -- instrumentation
Description
Black plastic-covered electrical box has black-handled pointed wire used to electrically remove warts through heated needle; called a "hyfrecator" by manufacturing company; likely still in working condition; used in general practice; operated by floor switch and intensity of voltage; front dial has green plastic "bubble" and dots to indicate voltage level; electric desiccator
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - energy source - Size: Length 20.2 cm. x Width 11.5 cm. x Depth 7.7 cm.
b - cord with wire & handle - Size: Length 180.0 cm. x Diameter0.7 cm.
c - wire with floor switch - Size: Length 191.0 cm. x Diameter0.7 cm.
d - floor switch - Size: x Diameter8.2 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
The Birtcher Corporation
Site Made (City)
Los Angeles
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
style of electrical wire, dial and green plastic
Material
plastic: black; green
metal:
Inscriptions
Printed in blue on metal plate: BIRTCHER-BUILT "HYFRECATOR" // (REG. U.S. PAT. OFFICE) // SERIAL 129-4354 // MFD. IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA // THE BIRTCHER CORPORATION - LOS ANGELES // U.S. PAT. NO. D 114,628; embossed in plastic front cover: "0 / INTENSITY / 100 // U.S.A. // BIRTCHER CORP."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F5-4
Condition Remarks
2004: metal rusty in places
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., Toronto, 1960, p. 92
Wikipedia
Research Facts
A hyfrecator is a low-powered medical apparatus used in electrosurgery on conscious patients, usually in an office setting. It is used to destroy tissue directly, and to stop bleeding during minor surgery.
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Birtcher hyfrecator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9702
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
995005094 a-c
Description
(a) Rectangular booklet detailing the uses of the hyfrecator as a method of removing lesions, warts and cancers through a variety of applications; (b) plastic, rectangular control box with four metal female electrical ports; centre top on box is large charge regulator dial; on right side are a pair…
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Accession Number
995005094 a-c
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Desiccation -- instrumentation
Electrocoagulation -- instrumentation
Dermatology -- instrumentation
Description
(a) Rectangular booklet detailing the uses of the hyfrecator as a method of removing lesions, warts and cancers through a variety of applications; (b) plastic, rectangular control box with four metal female electrical ports; centre top on box is large charge regulator dial; on right side are a pair of C-shaped metal clips for holding (c) in place; on back are four feet and a keyhole-shaped slot, four screws holding on the back plate, and a metal plate with legal information on it; out of the bottom, two rubber-covered electrical cords project; one of them ends in a two-prong male electrical plug; the other cord ends in a circular plastic and rubber foot pedal for the patient; (c) a cylindrical plastic baton with an angled metal spike protection from one end; a rubber electrical cord extends from the other end of the wand, ending in a plastic cylinder with a rounded end and a single prong that connects to the female ports on the front of (b).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - booklet - Size: Length 21.8 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
b - hyfrecator - Size: Length 193.3 cm x Width 13.6 cm x Depth 8.9 cm
c - baton - Size: Length 180.3 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.4 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.
Maker
Birtcher
Site Made (City)
Los Angeles
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Infrecator patented in 1957
Material
metal: silver; black
rubber: black
paper: dark green; tan; amber
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front cover: "HYFRECATOR // symposium on electrodesiccation // and bi-active coagulation"; printed vertically: "more than 100,000 hyfrecators in daily medical use"; back cover: "Birtcher // 4371 VALLEY BLVD., LOS ANGELES 32, CALIFORNIA // PRINTED IN U.S.A. FORM NO. 50183 50M 6-57 CP"; (b) embossed on foot pedal: "THE BIRTCHER CORPORATION // Birtcher // MADE IN U.S.A."; embossed on end of electrical plug: "33 // ELECTRIX"; embossed on front of control box: "HYFRECATOR"; engraved on control dial: "100 75 50 25 0 // BIRTCHER"; stamped on metal plate, back of box: "Birtcher // t // HYFRECATOR // REG. U.S. PAT OFFICE // MODEL X-712 // SERIAL HC89D2015 [number engraved] // 110/120 VOLTS 1.2 AMPERES 60 ["60" engraved] CYCLES // MFD IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA // THE BIRTCHER CORPORATION LOS ANGELES 32 // U.S. PATENT NO. D114.628 // TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CANADIAN // STANDARD ASSOCIATION, THIS DEVICE SHOULD NOT // BE OPERATED FOR PERIODS GREATER THAN 15 // SECONDS IN ANY 3 MINUTES. // THIS DEVICE, INSOFAR AS ITS SAFETY FROM ELECTR- // CAL SHOCK AND FIRE HAZARD IS CONCERNED, HAS // BEEN APPROVED BY THE CANADIAN STANDARDS // ASSOCIATION. THE C.S.A. IS NOT CONCERNED WITH THE PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF THE RADIATION // FROM THIS DEVICE // C.S.A. APPROVAL NO. 6769"
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #2
(b,c) Storage Room 0010
0010-F5-4
Condition Remarks
(a) Upper right corner dog-eared; cover is stained, creased; (b) plastic pitted with age and wear; persistent stains and grim on relief of object; paint residue on plastic and cords; cords becoming brittle with age; metal slightly tarnished; (c) cord brittle, paint-stained; metal in good condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 92 (similar to item #3H-195) (see attached photocopy); Web site; CD #9
Research Facts
A hyfrecator is a low-powered medical apparatus used in electrosurgery on conscious patients, usually in an office setting. It is used to destroy tissue directly, and to stop bleeding during minor surgery. Wikipedia
Used to remove skin lesions, benign and malignant; use discontinued because of the amounts of radio, television and broadcast interference generated by its use (RF1, TV1, BCI)
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Birtcher hyfrecator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact974
Collection
Dr. F. W. Danby Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
996025001
Description
Hyfrecator, which consists of an electric instrument housed in a rectangular plastic box with a metal base; the top of the hyfrecator has an intensity dial which can be turned to the right from 0 to 100; below the dial is an attached piece of round green plastic; the left side has four plugin sites…
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Accession Number
996025001
Collection
Dr. F. W. Danby Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Desiccation -- instrumentation
Electrocoagulation -- instrumentation
Dermatology -- instrumentation
Description
Hyfrecator, which consists of an electric instrument housed in a rectangular plastic box with a metal base; the top of the hyfrecator has an intensity dial which can be turned to the right from 0 to 100; below the dial is an attached piece of round green plastic; the left side has four plugin sites (for attachments now missing); the right side has two metal hooks attached to it (use?); the bottom has two electric cords leading out of it; one cord has an electric plug at the end; the other cord has a foot pedal at the end; electric desiccator.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. F. W. Danby.
Maker
The Birtcher Corporation
Site Made (City)
Los Angeles
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plastic: black; green
metal: black; silver; yellow
Inscriptions
Box top reads, "HYFRECATOR // BIRTCHER"; the pedal reads, "BIRTCHER"; the base of the hyfrecator has a label which reads, "Birtcher // HYFRECATOR // REG US PAT OFFICE // MODEL X-712 // Serial HC97B1189 // 110/120 VOLTS 12 AMPERES 50/60 CYCLES // MFD IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA // THE BIRTCHER CORPORATION LOS ANGELES 32 // US PATENT NO D114.628"; instructions for safely operating the hyfrecator follow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F5-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.0 cm. x Width: 19.8 cm. x Depth: 8.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
The hyfrecator shows no cracks, breaks or excessive wear in the plastic or metal; there appear to be some pieces of the machine missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
See #1 in artifact listing provided by Dr. Danby (attached); "Hospitals and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," The J.F. Hartz Co., Toronto, 1960, p. 92
Wikipedia
Research Facts
A hyfrecator is a low-powered medical apparatus used in electrosurgery on conscious patients, usually in an office setting. It is used to destroy tissue directly, and to stop bleeding during minor surgery.
Early model hyfrecator used for electrodesiccation of skin tumours and warts; Birtcher Model X-712
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bulb-type medical syringe

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11137
Dates
1937
1964
1937-1964
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
005006001 a-e
Description
A bulb-type medical syringe consisting of a black plastic nozzle (a) attached to a green rubber bulb (b); comes in a box; the box (c) is brown and rectangular; one of the flaps (d) has torn off the box; paper instruction sheet (e).
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Accession Number
005006001 a-e
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
A bulb-type medical syringe consisting of a black plastic nozzle (a) attached to a green rubber bulb (b); comes in a box; the box (c) is brown and rectangular; one of the flaps (d) has torn off the box; paper instruction sheet (e).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - nozzle - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - bulb - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
c - box - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 5.9 cm
d - box flap - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm
e - instruction sheet - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 16.4 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. Clifford W. Bennett (Queen's meds grad, 1921) at his medical practice at 197 Queen Street.
Maker
Geo. N. Hein Co.
Site Made (City)
San Carlos
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1937
1964
1937-1964
Date Remarks
Patented in 1937; Dr. Bennett practiced medicine from 1925 until 1964.
Material
plastic: black
rubber: green
cardboard: brown
Inscriptions
"HEIN - 67 // BULB TYPE // MEDICAL SYRINGE" printed on the front of the box
"THE HEIN - 67 Syinge is leak-proof, thouroughly cleanable and can be sterilized by boiling. It is recommended for the following uses: // EAR WASHING INFANTS NURSERY // ASPIRATION POWDER ATOMIZER // GENERAL IRRIGATION // The finest materials are used in its manufacture, and long lasting efficiancy // is assured for these and many other uses. Soft rubber safery tip included. // GEO. N. HEIN CO. SAN CARLOS, CALIF." printed on the back of the box
"CLEANABLE" printed on the top and bottom of the box
'PRESS HERE" printed on the tip of the bulb
"HEIN - 67 // PAT 2072366 // SAN CARLOS, CAL // GEO. N. HEIN" embossed on the nozzle
Permanent Location
(a-d) Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
(e) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Condition Remarks
The box is delicate, especially on the flaps; the syringe itself is fine.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller. Co., 1956, p. 72 (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Very similar to a syringe that appears in a 1956 Mueller catalogue, only the syringe in the catalogue has adaptable tips, so this is probably earlier.
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cardiac mitral valve prosthesis

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12146
Dates
1984
circa 1984
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997034484 a-d
Description
A container holding a Bjork-Shiley cardiac valve prosthesis mitral valve with integral monostrut in double aseptic transfer package consists of a (a) unopened sterile sealed mitral valve prosthesis with integral monostrut abd standard sub-annular suture ring (b) cardboard box (c) Shiley implantati…
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Accession Number
997034484 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Description
A container holding a Bjork-Shiley cardiac valve prosthesis mitral valve with integral monostrut in double aseptic transfer package consists of a (a) unopened sterile sealed mitral valve prosthesis with integral monostrut abd standard sub-annular suture ring (b) cardboard box (c) Shiley implantation mail-in data card with 3 copies including carbon papers between, and (d) a leaflet with instruction for use information.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - cardiac valve prosthesis - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Diam 7.7 cm
b - cardboard box - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 9.2 cm
c - implantation data card - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
d - leaflet - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Provenance
Used in KGH Operating Room
Maker
Shiley Incorporated
Site Made (City)
Irvine
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1984
circa 1984
Date Remarks
Based on date printed on artifact package
Material
plastic: translucent, white
metal: silver
paper: dark blue, light blue, white, yellow, light green
ink: black, blue, red
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "Bjork-Shiley // Sterile CONTENTS: One Each // CAUTION: Federal law (U.S.A.) restricts this device // to sale by or on the order of a physician."; "Mitral Valve // Bjork-Shiley Cardiac Valve Prosthesis // WITH INTEGRAL MONOSTRUT // AND STANDARD SUB-ANNULAR // SUTURE RING // SERIAL NO: S19MBMS10002"; "19mm // Sewing // Dia."; "14mm // Orifice // Dia."; "1.5 cm2 // Orifice // Area"; Printed on label affixed to package: "Method of // Sterilization: ETO // Mfg./Steril. Date: 02-84 // Expiration Date: 02-86 // DPO2-0431-001"; Handwritten on the package: "Teaching".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-4
Condition Remarks
Cardboard box is dented.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly; Mary White; leaflet with artifact information; CD #2.
Research Facts
The Bjork-Shiley Cardiac Valve Prosthesis is intended for use in replacement of diseased or damaged heart valves, where a mechanical prosthesis is indicated.
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Carpentier-Edwards prosthetic mitral ring

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13539
Dates
1997
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
Accession Number
997034614 a-d
Description
Rectangular paper box (a) for a prosthetic mitral ring consists of a sealed, sterilized, clear plastic container with paper label (b); four-panel, double-sided paper sheet of instructions (c); mail-in registration implantation data card (d); implant shown in package is oval-shaped stainless steel-c…
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Accession Number
997034614 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
MeSH Heading
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Surgery, Operative -- instrumentation
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Mitral Valve
Description
Rectangular paper box (a) for a prosthetic mitral ring consists of a sealed, sterilized, clear plastic container with paper label (b); four-panel, double-sided paper sheet of instructions (c); mail-in registration implantation data card (d); implant shown in package is oval-shaped stainless steel-coated with silicone rubber, then a white and blue knitted polyester fabric.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 15.3 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - package - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
c - instructions - Size: Length 19.2 cm x Width 14.0 cm
d - mailing insert - Size: Length 35.2 cm x Width 21.4 cm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Site Made (City)
Irvine
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1997
Date Remarks
Printed on package
Material
paper: cream
plastic: transparent
ink: black; blue; yellow
Inscriptions
"Baxter // MODEL 4400 // Carpentier-Edwards // Prosthetic Ring--Mitral // Steam Sterilized // SIZE M 32 // Serial No.: 74983 // Use Before: JAN 1997"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-4
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Leaflet in storage box; C.Kelly, retired OR nurse; CD #3
Research Facts
Retention of mitral valve orifice, remodelling of the annulus and prevention of secondary distension of the annulus; used in cardiac surgery in the 1950s and 1960s..
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Carpentier-Edwards prosthetic mitral ring

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Dates
1997
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
Accession Number
997034616 a-d
Description
Rectangular paper box (a) for a prosthetic mitral ring consists of a sealed, sterilized, clear plastic container with paper label (b); four-panel, double-sided paper sheet of instructions (c); mail-in registration implantation data card (d); implant shown in package is oval-shaped stainless steel-c…
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Accession Number
997034616 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
MeSH Heading
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Surgery, Operative -- instrumentation
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Mitral Valve
Description
Rectangular paper box (a) for a prosthetic mitral ring consists of a sealed, sterilized, clear plastic container with paper label (b); four-panel, double-sided paper sheet of instructions (c); mail-in registration implantation data card (d); implant shown in package is oval-shaped stainless steel-coated with silicone rubber, then a white and blue knitted polyester fabric.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 15.3 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - package - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
c - instructions - Size: Length 19.2 cm x Width 14.0 cm
d - mailing insert - Size: Length 35.2 cm x Width 21.4 cm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Site Made (City)
Irvine
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1997
Date Remarks
Printed on package
Material
paper: cream
plastic: transparent
ink: black; blue; yellow
Inscriptions
"Baxter // MODEL 4400 // Carpentier-Edwards // Prosthetic Ring--Mitral // Steam Sterilized // SIZE M 32 // Serial No.: 75311 // Use Before: FEB 1997"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-4
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Leaflet in storage box; C.Kelly, retired OR nurse; CD #3
Research Facts
Retention of mitral valve orifice, remodelling of the annulus and prevention of secondary distension of the annulus; used in cardiac surgery in the 1950s and 1960s..
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Coe-Schulte twin flushing valve

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11283
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
997034416
Description
Round, disc-like "pumps" joined together by a hollow tube; top "pump" has a centrally placed hollow tube; lower "pump" has a hollow tube placed on the bottom; both of the tubes have a hollow connector attached.
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Accession Number
997034416
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
Description
Round, disc-like "pumps" joined together by a hollow tube; top "pump" has a centrally placed hollow tube; lower "pump" has a hollow tube placed on the bottom; both of the tubes have a hollow connector attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Heyer-Schulte Corp.
Site Made (City)
Goleta
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
silastic: opaque white
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 7.5 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
In original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Photo
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
C. Kelly (Ret. OR RN); cat. # 850-1149; picture in Museum; CD #2.
Research Facts
The "pumps" are attached to "ventricle tube" in cranial space; lower pump attached to "abdominal tube" for drainage of fluid from intercranial space.
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collapsible rolling cart

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11243
Dates
1946
1985
circa 1946-1985
Collection
Museum of Health Care at Kingston Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
006003001
Description
A collapsible rolling cart; consists of four rubber wheels each with a metal pole which curves at about a 40 degree angle; the front wheel poles and the back wheels poles cross each other and are attached in the center with a loose screw; there is a flat tray at the bottom which is connected via tw…
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Accession Number
006003001
Collection
Museum of Health Care at Kingston Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A collapsible rolling cart; consists of four rubber wheels each with a metal pole which curves at about a 40 degree angle; the front wheel poles and the back wheels poles cross each other and are attached in the center with a loose screw; there is a flat tray at the bottom which is connected via two poles that connect the right and left sides of the cart; at the top of the poles is a green tabletop; the front wheel poles continue up above the table to form a handle at the back; the back wheels rotate, the front are fixed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in Collection.
Maker
Technibilt Corporation
Site Made (City)
Burbank
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1946
1985
circa 1946-1985
Date Remarks
The Technibilt Corporation operated out of Burbank, California from 1946 until 1985 when they moved to North Carolina.
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
linoleum?: green
Inscriptions
"MANUFACTURED BY // TECHNIBILT // CORPORATION // ONE WEST ALAMEDA AVENUE // BURBANK CALIFORNIA 91502" printed on a transparent sticker on the handle bar - barely visible
"northAmerican // VAN LINES // LOT // H // ITEM // 129" printed on an orange sticker stuck to the table
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 87.0 cm x Width 45.7 cm x Length 88.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear, and some old tape residue on the cart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Technibilt"; CD #1
Images
Less detail

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