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advertising brochure

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Dates
1960
1975
circa 1960-1975
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020151
Description
Advertising brochure for a stress-breaker; rectangular white page folded into four sections, printed on both sides with black and blue ink; cover has blue background with product name printed with black ink on white circle; description, dimensions and illustrations of the mini-rest, MS attachment, …
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Accession Number
010020151
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
Description
Advertising brochure for a stress-breaker; rectangular white page folded into four sections, printed on both sides with black and blue ink; cover has blue background with product name printed with black ink on white circle; description, dimensions and illustrations of the mini-rest, MS attachment, and mortice rest inside; illustration and dimensions of assembled stress-breaker on back of page, with description of the product and a black and white illustration of the stress-breaker with a restored tooth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The J. M. Ney Company
Site Made (City)
Bloomfield
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1975
circa 1960-1975
Date Remarks
Based on similar item
Material
paper: white
ink: black, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "STRESS- // BREAKER & // ATTACHMENTS // for // restorative // additions // look for the "tag of quality" from NEY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 22
Dimension Notes
Length 15.3 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Page is worn at folds
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
010020150
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
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Bard-Parker Rib-Back blades

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Dates
1920
1922
circa 1920-1922
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004189 a-d
Description
Green paper packet holds a roll of wax paper with slits to accomodate six scalpel blades; includes two blades size 11
Accession Number
993004189 a-d
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- general operating
Description
Green paper packet holds a roll of wax paper with slits to accomodate six scalpel blades;
includes two blades size 11
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - paper packet - Size: Length 6.8 cm. x Width 2.0 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
b - wax paper - Size: Length 11.7 cm. x Width 6.3 cm.
c-d - blade x 2 - Size: Length 4.3 cm. x Width 0.5 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Bard-Parker Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Danbury
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1922
circa 1920-1922
Date Remarks
Date C.M. Bracken student
Material
metal: silver
paper: green; cream
wax paper: cream; green
Inscriptions
Printed on front of paper packet: It's Sharp // Rib-Back // BARD-PARKER // B-P // TRADE MARK //
6 // DETACHABLE // TYPE BLADES // SIZE 11; printed on back of packet: GUARANTEED AND FOR SALE
DIRECT TO CONSUMERS // ONLY THROUGH OUR AUTHORIZED AGENTS. // GEO. S. TRUDELL CO. // LONDON,
ONT. / Agent // BARD-PARKER CO., INC., DANBURY, CONN. // MADE IN U.S.A. // PATENT PENDING
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
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B-P transfer forceps unit

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000003247 a-b
Description
B-P transfer forceps unit, which consists of a container (a) and forceps (b); the container is hollow, cylindrical, stainless steel, with a flat, closed bottom that flares outwards; the top of the container is open and round, and has a round rubber cover over its edges; inside the container there i…
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Accession Number
000003247 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps
Description
B-P transfer forceps unit, which consists of a container (a) and forceps (b); the container is hollow, cylindrical, stainless steel, with a flat, closed bottom that flares outwards; the top of the container is open and round, and has a round rubber cover over its edges; inside the container there is a large spring with a round metal basket at its top; the basket has holes in its bottom and slots in its side; it lowers and raises on the spring when pushed and released; a pair of forceps (b) fits into the container through the open end; they consist of two halves joined in the centre with a pivot; the handles are long and curve outwards, then back in again; a circular rubber attachment divides the handles from the blades; there are three thin pieces of flat, rounded metal that provide tension between the handles; these pieces are attached together to one handle and rest against the other; the blades of the forceps are long and thin, with flat inner edges and rounded outer edges; the tips have grooves on the inside and serrated straight outer edges.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Diam. 9.5 cm
b - forceps - Size: Length 25.3 cm x Width 13.8 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Bard-Parker Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Danbury
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
On the outside bottom of the container, "STAINLESS STEEL // B-P // TRANSFER // FORCEPS // CONTAINER // 800-10 // MADE IN U.S.A." is stamped into the metal; on the outside front of the container, "BARD-PARKER" is stamped into the metal; the forceps have "BARD-PARKER // STAINLESS // MADE IN U.S.A. // C R" stamped into the metal; on the bottom of the forceps rubber attachment, "BARD-PARKER // 24 // MADE IN U.S.A.. // NO. 800 // T [surrounded by hexagon] // DANBURY, CONN." appears in raised rubber letters.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-3
Condition Remarks
The transfer forceps unit showed no signs of corrosion, and there were no dents or breaks; there was a white film in patches at the bottom of the container; the rubber pieces appeared stable; there were four gouges in the groove of one of the forcep tips; all parts moved freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
C. Cox, retired RN from KPH; "Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 305 (similar to item #6-800-S) (see attached photocopy); also see 000.003.071; CD #4
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Bunnell drill stock

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034276
Description
Metal drill with hollow cylindrical handle with diamond texture for gripping; attached to top of handle is a metal gear disc and drill handle; a long barrel attaches to the gear mechanism which flares to a wide cylindrical head; the head is adjustable via hidden threading to hold the drill bits; th…
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Accession Number
997034276
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hand Injuries
Orthopedics
MM= Cutting Tool -- bone drill
Description
Metal drill with hollow cylindrical handle with diamond texture for gripping; attached to top of handle is a metal gear disc and drill handle; a long barrel attaches to the gear mechanism which flares to a wide cylindrical head; the head is adjustable via hidden threading to hold the drill bits; the barrel, while not hollow, is pierced lengthwise.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Depuy
Site Made (City)
Hartford
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 on.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"DEPUY" etched into top of instrument; "STAINLESS JACOBS CHUCK HARTFORD Conn USA No ["o" superscripted and underlined] OBM CAP-5/32 THD 5/16 - 24"stamped into the chuck..
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-6
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 14.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. G-42 (similar to item GH-230-01-D) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Designed especially for hand surgery and other areas where small bones are involved; for inserting guide wires.
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cystometric charts in box

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013025 a-c
Description
A rectangular white cardboard box with removeable cover containing 60 unused heavy bond paper charts; charts are white with black printing and display graphs; two cardboard backings and a yellow slip of paper also included in box; 40 charts are missing from box
Accession Number
996013025 a-c
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Transducers, Pressure
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A rectangular white cardboard box with removeable cover containing 60 unused heavy bond paper
charts; charts are white with black printing and display graphs; two cardboard backings and a yellow
slip of paper also included in box; 40 charts are missing from box
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Length 23.5 cm. x Width 11.0 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
b - box base - Size: Length 23.2 cm. x Width 10.7 cm. x Depth 2.4 cm.
c - chart(s) - Size: Length 22.6 cm. x Width 10.1 cm.
Provenance
Used in the Bladder Function Clinic, KGH, by Dr. Low between 1965 and 1996
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (City)
Stamford
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Made for use in a Recording Cystometer dated 1952
Material
cardboard: buff
paper: white
Inscriptions
On charts: "CYSTOMETRIC READINGS // MILLIMETERS OF MERCURY // NAME DATE // HISTORY NUMBER //
TENTATIVE DIAGNOSIS // FINAL DIAGNOSIS // R.U. // B.C. // INCREMENTS C.C. // CATHETER SIZE // 0
MINUTES 5 MINUTES 10 MINUTES 15 // AMERICAN CYSTOSCOPE MAKERS DR. "; on box lid (label):
"AMERICAN CYSTOSCOPE MAKERS INC. // STAMFORD, CONN. 06902 // CHART NO. C-701 // 100 CHARTS //
PRINTED IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-10
Condition Remarks
(a) worn along each edge; large horizontal tear across lip on long side, beginning 9 cm from end;
(b) in good condition; normal signs of wear on bottom outside surface; (c) in pristine condition; #2: box is ripped
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Other
Reference Comments
"Urological and Allied Diagnostic Instruments and High Frequency Equipment", American Cystoscope
Makers, Inc., p. 146; also all of 996.013, in particular 996.013.020; Gillian Major
Research Facts
Chart is inserted into a Cystoscope Recorder and is moved by an electric mechanism 1.08 cm per minute;
a graph is drawn onto the chart which records bladder and urethral pressure; chart takes 17
minutes to complete
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Dr. Kilmer's Swamp Root

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Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001175
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; paper labels on front and back; embossed writing on sides; red metal screw-on cap.
Accession Number
996001175
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Diuretics
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- diuretics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle; paper labels on front and back; embossed writing on sides; red metal screw-on cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Kilmer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Stamford
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Material
glass: clear
paper: orange
metal: red
Inscriptions
Contents 11 fluid oz. // Dr. Kilmer's // swamp // root // Diuretic to kidneys // and // Mild Laxative // ... // Kilmer & Co. // Stamford, Conn. // New packaged adopted Oct. 1945
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.4 cm. x Width: 7.6 cm. x Depth: 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper slightly worn
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Thompson's Veto

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001314
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and tooled rounded lip; the bottle contains medication residue and has a cork in the neck; the bottle front and back have embossed lettering
Accession Number
996001314
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical clear glass bottle with cylindrical neck and tooled rounded lip; the bottle contains
medication residue and has a cork in the neck; the bottle front and back have embossed lettering
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993
Site Made (City)
Bridgeport
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
glass: clear
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Front embossed, "DR. THOMPSON'S // VETO"; back embossed, "BRIDGEPORT // CONNT ['T' superscripted
and underlined]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Diam. : 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks, or wear; the inside has medication residue; the cork is damaged
at the top and is ragged looking
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21
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fetal heart rate probe

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Dates
1994
circa 1994
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
996013004
Description
(a) Sealed envelope with a clear plastic front, containing (b) a long plastic wand with a handle and a blue scale up the side of it; red and green wires criss-cross out the one end and one white plastic tube and one clear tube come out the same end; tubes have clear plastic ends; white plastic stop…
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Accession Number
996013004
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- uterine
Description
(a) Sealed envelope with a clear plastic front, containing (b) a long plastic wand with a handle
and a blue scale up the side of it; red and green wires criss-cross out the one end and one white
plastic tube and one clear tube come out the same end; tubes have clear plastic ends; white plastic
stopper attached to clear tuble; (c) a separate clear and white plastic cylindrical plug is also
sealed in the envelope
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in Bladder Function Clinic at KGH
Maker
Corometrics Medical Systems Inc.
Site Made (City)
Wallingford
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1994
circa 1994
Date Remarks
Used in Bladder Function Clinic between 1994 and 1995
Material
wire: red; green
plastic: white; clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
"WARNING" [listed] "CONTRAINDICATIONS" [listed] "CAUTION" [listed] "Corometrics // medical systems,
inc. // 61 Barnes Park Road North, Wallingford, CT. 06492 U.S.A. -- ECOSTERILIZED BIOLOGICALLY
TESTED // Sterile in Unopened, Undamaged Package // DO NOT REUSE OR RESTERILIZE LOT # // CPX1-2 //
USE BY 12/95 // QTY. (EA.) // 0.1 [scale on instrument]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-7
Dimension Notes
Length 39.3 cm. x Width 1.9 cm. x Depth 0.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Unused in a sealed envelope
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. James A. Low; CD #1
Research Facts
Used to record fetal heart rate and measure uterine contractions
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fetal heart rate probe

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Dates
1994
circa 1994
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
996013005
Description
Sealed envelope with a clear plastic front; long plastic wand with a handle and a blue scale up the side of it; red and green wires criss-cross out the one end and one white plastic tube and one clear tube come out the same end; tubes have clear plastic ends and white plastic stopper attached to cl…
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Accession Number
996013005
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- uterine
Description
Sealed envelope with a clear plastic front; long plastic wand with a handle and a blue scale up
the side of it; red and green wires criss-cross out the one end and one white plastic tube and
one clear tube come out the same end; tubes have clear plastic ends and white plastic stopper attached
to clear tube
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in Bladder Function Clinic at KGH
Maker
Corometrics Medical Systems Inc.
Site Made (City)
Wallingford
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1994
circa 1994
Date Remarks
Used in Bladder Function Clinic between 1994 and 1995.
Material
wire: red; green
plastic: white; clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
"WARNING" [listed] "CONTRAINDICATIONS" [listed] "CAUTION" [listed] "Corometrics // medical systems,
inc. // 61 Barnes Park Road North, Wallingford, CT. 06492 U.S.A. -- ECOSTERILIZED BIOLOGICALLY
TESTED // Sterile in Unopened, Undamaged Package // DO NOT REUSE OR RESTERILIZE LOT # // CPX1-2 //
USE BY 12/95 // QTY. (EA.) // 0.1 [scale on instrument]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-7
Dimension Notes
Length: 56.0 cm. x Width 10.3 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Unused in a sealed envelope
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. James A. Low; CD #3
Research Facts
Used to record fetal heart rate and measure uterine contractions
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fetal heart rate probe

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Dates
1985
1995
circa 1985-1995
Collection
Kingston General Hospital OB/GYN Department Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
999029004
Description
Sealed envelope with clear plastic front, containing a long plastic wand with blue scaling up the side of it; red and green wires criss-cross out of end; clear plastic and white plastic tubes also come out the same end; tubes have clear plastic ends; white plastic stopper attached to clear tube; …
Accession Number
999029004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital OB/GYN Department Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe -- uterine
Description
Sealed envelope with clear plastic front, containing a long plastic wand with blue scaling up the side of it; red and green wires criss-cross out of end; clear plastic and white plastic tubes also come out the same end; tubes have clear plastic ends; white plastic stopper attached to clear tube; unattached clear plastic stopper; unattached white plastic stopper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in clinical trials for Corometrics at Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Corometrics
Site Made (City)
Wallingford
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1985
1995
circa 1985-1995
Date Remarks
Based on label on package and donor remarks
Material
paper: cream
plastic: transclucent, white, red, green
ink: blue
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on sticker on back of package, "WARNING" [listed] // "CONTRAINDICATIONS" [listed] // "CAUTION" [listed] // "COROMETRICS // MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. // 61 Barnes Park Road North, Wallingford, CT. 06492 U.S.A. // "EtO STERILIZED BIOLOGICALLY TESTED // STERILE IN UNOPENED, UNDAMAGED PACKAGE // DO NOT REUSE OR RESTERILIZE"; Printed on sticker on back of pacakge, " LOT # // CPX1-1 // USE BY 11/96 // QTY. (EA.) // 01".
Temporary Location
Workroom 2009
Dimension Notes
Length 56.1 cm x Width 10.2 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Slight aging of packaging
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. James Low
Research Facts
Used in clinical trials by Corometrics at Kingston General Hospital for measuring pressure of fetal heart rate.
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