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anaesthetic inhaler

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Dates
1902
circa 1902
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997001194 a-b
Description
Ethyl-chlorid anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical canister with a closed, rounded bottom and a rounded top; the top of the canister has an attached hollow cylindrical tube that has a small round open hole at the top with threading on its inner edges; there is a side holl…
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Accession Number
997001194 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Ethyl-chlorid anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical canister with a closed, rounded bottom and a rounded top; the top of the canister has an attached hollow cylindrical tube that has a small round open hole at the top with threading on its inner edges; there is a side hollow cylindrical tube off from the central tube; the side tube ends with a hollow, bulbous glass attachment with a very narrow cylindrical glass tube at its end; this glass tube has a pinhole opening at the end; a gauge pin (b) fits into the top of the central metal tube; the gauge pin is made of round flat metal with a solid cylindrical piece attached to the bottom; the cylindrical piece has threading on its outer edges.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anaesthetic inhaler - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - gauge pin - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
The G E Bauer Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1902
circa 1902
Date Remarks
Pat. Feb. 1901, Oct. 1902
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
(a) The words, "G E BAUER'S ETHYL-CHLORID C.P. // THE G E BAUER CHEM. CO. CLEVELAND // PAT. FEB 1901, OCT. 1902" are stamped into the metal of the outside edge of the cannister
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear; no staining or corrosion is visible; the glass is complete with no damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #285; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #5
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dental cotton dispenser

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020349 a-d
Description
Dental cotton dispenser; hollow yellow plastic cylindrical dispenser (a) with flared base; round opening at bottom, smaller opening at top; coiled silver metal spring (b) fits inside; silver metal disc (c) forms base of dispenser, fits into opening at bottom and rests on three metal knobs at edges;…
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Accession Number
010020349 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Materials
Dental Equipment
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Description
Dental cotton dispenser; hollow yellow plastic cylindrical dispenser (a) with flared base; round opening at bottom, smaller opening at top; coiled silver metal spring (b) fits inside; silver metal disc (c) forms base of dispenser, fits into opening at bottom and rests on three metal knobs at edges; smaller disc (d) fits at top; cotton is forced against opening at top
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - dispenser - Size: Depth 6.5 cm x Diam. 6.8 cm
b - spring - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
c - cover - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
d - cover - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diam. 4.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Corega Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
plastic: yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on bottom of base: "CO-RE-GA // COREGA CHEMICAL CO. CLEVELAND, OHIO // MADE IN .U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Metal is very tarnished; plastic is darkened
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-K”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1914, p. 22 (similar to Cotton Holder No. 1)
CD #1
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
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dental dam weights

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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020258 a-b
Description
Pair of brown metal dental dam weights, enamelled in silver; rectangular weights with sides that curve out then taper to end; clasp attached at top via cylindrical loop; size 1 (a) and size 2 (b); clasp consists of two rectangular pieces of metal, joined at bottom, and meeting at top with two strai…
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Accession Number
010020258 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- rubber dam
Description
Pair of brown metal dental dam weights, enamelled in silver; rectangular weights with sides that curve out then taper to end; clasp attached at top via cylindrical loop; size 1 (a) and size 2 (b); clasp consists of two rectangular pieces of metal, joined at bottom, and meeting at top with two straight sides; pushing two halves together causes ends to move apart.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - weight - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - weight - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Mfg. Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: brown
enamel: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on weight: "CLEV-DENT // 1"; (b) engraved on weight: "CLEV-DENT // 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Enamel wearing off (b); metal tarnished in clips on both weights
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-K”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1914, p. 20 (similar to model #7)
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; these weights would help hold the dental dam in place.
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dental dam weights

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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020259 a-b
Description
Pair of brown metal dental dam weights, enamelled in silver; both (a) and (b) are size 4; rectangular weights with sides that curve out then taper to end; clasp attached at top via cylindrical loop; clasp consists of two rectangular pieces of metal, joined at bottom, and meeting at top with two str…
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Accession Number
010020259 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- rubber dam
Description
Pair of brown metal dental dam weights, enamelled in silver; both (a) and (b) are size 4; rectangular weights with sides that curve out then taper to end; clasp attached at top via cylindrical loop; clasp consists of two rectangular pieces of metal, joined at bottom, and meeting at top with two straight sides; pushing two halves together causes ends to move apart
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - weight - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
b - weight - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Mfg. Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: brown
enamel: silver
Inscriptions
(a, b) Engraved on weight: "CLEV-DENT // 4 // JEA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Enamel is scratched, worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-K”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1914, p. 20 (similar to model #7)
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; these weights would help hold the dental dam in place
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dental matrix bands

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020335
Description
Box of seamless copper matrix bands; brown cardboard rectangular box with attached lid; lid and box covered on outside with green paper; top of lid, printed with green, white and black ink, states product and manufacturing information; box is divided into 14 squares with brown paper dividers; boxes…
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Accession Number
010020335
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative
Dental Restoration, Permanent
Dental Caries
Dental Materials
Description
Box of seamless copper matrix bands; brown cardboard rectangular box with attached lid; lid and box covered on outside with green paper; top of lid, printed with green, white and black ink, states product and manufacturing information; box is divided into 14 squares with brown paper dividers; boxes 1, 2, 3, 13, and 14 are full with copper cylinders of various sizes; each square has a number printed on the bottom and a handwritten number on the side; illustrations of different sized bands, numbered 1-14, printed inside lid with black ink
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Manufacturing Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
paper: brown
ink: green, white, black
metal: orange
Inscriptions
Printed on top: "TRADE // CLEV-DENT // MARK // ONE // HUNDRED // ASSORTED // SIZES // CRANDALL SEAMLESS COPPER // MATRIX BANDS // THE CLEVELAND DENTAL MFG. CO. // CLEVELAND, OHIO // U.S.A."; printed on sides: "LENGTH GAUGE"; handwritten on side: "COPPER"; handwritten inside lid: "To remove crown, drill 2 holes + insert [Illleg.] // or floss"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.4 cm x Width 10.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover paper worn at corners, edges of box; metal bands tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Finest Instruments Ever Made", Audrey B. Davis and Mark S. Dreyfuss, 1986, p. 95
CD #1
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; Clev-Dent was established in 1896; a matrix band, consisting of a small, thin sheet of metal, was held tight alongside the tooth being filled to provide a smooth, curved wall against which the filling could be packed
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dental root elevator

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Dates
1900
1950
circa 1900-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020295
Description
Silver metal dental root elevator; tapering cylindrical body curves slightly near bottom; triangular tip; rectangular handle, with angled edges, at top perpendicular to body; etched cross-pattern in middle of handle for grip; each cylindrical end of the handle flares out, with two decorative circle…
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Accession Number
010020295
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry, Operative
Root Canal Therapy
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- elevator
Description
Silver metal dental root elevator; tapering cylindrical body curves slightly near bottom; triangular tip; rectangular handle, with angled edges, at top perpendicular to body; etched cross-pattern in middle of handle for grip; each cylindrical end of the handle flares out, with two decorative circles in middle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Mfg. Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
circa 1900-1950
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "CLEV-DENT 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm Width 9.7 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal slightly tarnished, mostly at tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-D”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 16 (similar to model #27C); "The Finest Instruments Ever Made", Audrey B. Davis and Mark S. Dreyfuss, 1986, p. 95
CD #1
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's tip most resembles Cryer's universal root elevator, but most examples show a straight handle, not one that is perpendicular to the tip, as this item has; Clev-Dent was established in 1896
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dental rubber dam holder

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020187 a-c
Description
Dental rubber dam holder consisting of two metal ends connected via fabric band; two silver metal curved arches (a, b) with clips at both ends; clips open when metal is squeezed right behind clip; each arch has two rectangular cut-outs at top for a black elastic fabric band (c) to go through; lengt…
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Accession Number
010020187 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- rubber dam
Description
Dental rubber dam holder consisting of two metal ends connected via fabric band; two silver metal curved arches (a, b) with clips at both ends; clips open when metal is squeezed right behind clip; each arch has two rectangular cut-outs at top for a black elastic fabric band (c) to go through; length of band is adjustable by pulling band through; ends of band are covered in silver metal
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - clip - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
b - clip - Size: Length 6.9 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
c - band - Size: Length 59.0 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Mfg. Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
fabric: black
Inscriptions
(a, b) Engraved on side: ""WIZARD" // CLEV-DENT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Fabric is stiff, bent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-K”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1914, p. 18-19 (similar to Rubber-Dam Holder No. 2, Nos. 4 and 5)
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; rubber dams are used to keep moisture away from the tooth and operating field; the holder would help the dam to stay in place
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020276 a-b
Description
Dental scaler; octagonal black ebonite handle with round, bulbous end that tapers near top (a); silver metal end; cross-pattern etched into middle; cylindrical end (b) curves at a 45-degree angle near top; round tip with one sharp edge
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Accession Number
010020276 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Periodontal Debridement
Dental Instruments
MM= Dental Prophylaxis -- scaler
Description
Dental scaler; octagonal black ebonite handle with round, bulbous end that tapers near top (a); silver metal end; cross-pattern etched into middle; cylindrical end (b) curves at a 45-degree angle near top; round tip with one sharp edge
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b - end - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Mfg. Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
(b) Engraved near bottom: "CLEV-DENT // 3"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Handle has some scratches; metal slightly tarnished; metal very tarnished on (b) at screw, as well as slightly sticky
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p.7 (similar to model #7-8); "The Finest Instruments Ever Made", Audrey B. Davis and Mark S. Dreyfuss, 1986, p. 95
CD #1
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 instrument most resembles a scaler designed for pyorrhea; it would pass easily between the roots and the gums, removing deposits; Clev-Dent was established in 1896
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020277 a-b
Description
Dental scaler; octagonal black ebonite handle with round, bulbous end that tapers near top (a) ; silver metal end; cross-pattern etched into middle; cylindrical end (b) screws into handle; curves at a 45-degree angle near top; round tip with one sharp edge
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Accession Number
010020277 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Periodontal Debridement
Dental Instruments
MM= Dental Prophylaxis -- scaler
Description
Dental scaler; octagonal black ebonite handle with round, bulbous end that tapers near top (a) ; silver metal end; cross-pattern etched into middle; cylindrical end (b) screws into handle; curves at a 45-degree angle near top; round tip with one sharp edge
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b - end - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Mfg. Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
(b) Engraved near bottom: "CLEV-DENT // 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Metal slightly tarnished; metal very tarnished on (b) at screw, as well as slightly sticky
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p.7 (similar to model #7-8); "The Finest Instruments Ever Made", Audrey B. Davis and Mark S. Dreyfuss, 1986, p. 95
CD #1
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 instrument most resembles a scaler designed for pyorrhea; it would pass easily between the roots and the gums, removing deposits; Clev-Dent was established in 1896
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disposable emergency oxygen sphere

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Dates
1960
1965
circa 1960-1965
Collection
Nova Scotia Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Emergency Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Emergency Medicine
First Aid
Oxygen
Accession Number
009027010 a-b
Description
Heavy green metal emergency disposable medical oxygen sphere (a) in original tan paper box (b); used, and empty sphere; sphere has paper label around middle with instructions, special permit number and hand stamped date of expirey; sphere constructed in two parts welded together with threaded nozzl…
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Accession Number
009027010 a-b
Collection
Nova Scotia Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Emergency Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Emergency Medicine
First Aid
Oxygen
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy
Emergency Medicine
First Aid -- instrumentation
Oxygen
Description
Heavy green metal emergency disposable medical oxygen sphere (a) in original tan paper box (b); used, and empty sphere; sphere has paper label around middle with instructions, special permit number and hand stamped date of expirey; sphere constructed in two parts welded together with threaded nozzle at top.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - sphere - Diam. 10.3 cm x Height 13.5 cm
b - box - Width 1120 cm x Depth 11.2 cm x Height 11.2 cm
Provenance
Used at the Nova Scotia Hospital.
Maker
Breath-O-Life Inc.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1960
1965
circa 1960-1965
Date Remarks
Expires 1961
Material
metal: green, gold
paper: tan
ink: green, red
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "NO. 100 // DISPOSABLE // OXYGEN SPHERE // FOR // 1-433 // Breath-O-Life // EMERGENCY // OXYGEN ADMINISTRATION // SET // 1. C. C. // SPECIAL PERMIT // NO. 2341 // Breath-O-Life // PURE MEDICAL OXYGEN // BREATH-O-LIFE OXYGEN, INC. // CLEVELAND 14, OHIO, U.S.A."; printed on sphere: "Breath-O-Life // PURE MEDICAL // OXYGEN // MAR 4 1961 // REPLACEMENT of SPHERE: New supply is needed when Oxygen flow // against face can barely be felt and Discharge Sound is reduced to a // whisper.// CAUTION: Never Oil or Grease unit. Remove all Face Cream, Lipstick // etc. before use. Keep away from Flame and do not smoke while using. // Do not incinerate empty sphere. // I. C. C. SPECIAL PERMIT // NO. 2341 (PATS. PENDING) // BREATH-O-LIFE OXYGEN, INC. // CLEVELAND 14, OHIO, U.S.A. // U. S. P. // In normal use, as directed, this REPLACABLE sphere contains a sufficient // Oxygen Supply for more than One Hour's need - 21 Gallons (75.5 Liters) // Compressed to not more than 1790 # P.S.I. @ 70' F // ASSEMBLY of UNIT. Remove sphere's protective cap. Replace with // Administration Assembly identified by Face Mask. Screw down tightly. // TO USE. Begin by exhaling all breath from lungs. With set // held in one hand, press Mask over Nose and Mouth. // Breathe in deeply. Remove mask from face and exhale // slowly. Repeat as needed. Place fingers of free hand // over Mask. Vents for straight oxygen flow."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-13
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paint abraded mainly on upper portion, threaded nozzle shows old rust
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Wikipedia
Research Facts
Oxygen therapy, also known as supplemental oxygen, is the use of oxygen as a medical treatment. This can include for low blood oxygen, carbon monoxide toxicity, cluster headaches, and to maintain enough oxygen while inhaled anesthetics are given. Long-term oxygen is often useful in people with chronically low oxygen such as from severe COPD or cystic fibrosis. Oxygen can be given in a number of ways including nasal cannula, face mask, and inside a hyperbaric chamber.
The use of oxygen in medicine became common around 1917. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the safest and most effective medicines needed in a health system.Home oxygen can be provided either by oxygen tanks or an oxygen concentrator. Oxygen is believed to be the most common treatment given in hospitals in the developed world.
Breath-O'- Life emergency oxygen administration kits were found in First Aid stations in various site such as industrial sites, schools and even in cars.
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