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Admiral hypodermic syringe set

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Dates
1903
circa 1903
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001105 a-h
Description
Syringe kit, which consists of several pieces in a metal case; the syringe itself is made up of six metal parts (a-f); these consist of (a) the syringe barrel, which is a hollow cylindrical tube with a tapered, threaded, open tip and a round open threaded end; a pair of flat finger grips come out a…
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Accession Number
997001105 a-h
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- set
Description
Syringe kit, which consists of several pieces in a metal case; the syringe itself is made up of six metal parts (a-f); these consist of (a) the syringe barrel, which is a hollow cylindrical tube with a tapered, threaded, open tip and a round open threaded end; a pair of flat finger grips come out at the left and right sides; a plunger (b) fits into the syringe; the plunger is made of a solid cylindrical shaft with a rounded plug at one end that fits snugly into the syringe barrel; the other end of the shaft has threading which allows the attachment of a thumb-push piece (c); this piece is round and flat and has a threaded area on the bottom; the plunger end of the barrel has a rounded metal cap (d) which has a hole in the centre and threading on its inner edges; the cap fits over and onto the end of the barrel and the plunger shaft slides through it; the tip end of the barrel also has a rounded metal cap (e), with a hole in the centre and threading on its inner edges; the cap fits over and onto the end of the barrel and the syringe tip goes through the centre of the cap; there is also a rounded syringe tip cap (f); this cap is rounded and hollow with a flat closed top and an open round bottom that has threading on its inner edges; a needle (g) will also fit onto and over the syringe tip; the needle has a hollow rounded open base with threading on its inner edges; the other end tapers to a hollow cylindrical metal needle that has a sharp open bevelled tip; all pieces of the kit are stored in a metal case (h); the case is square with a rectangular piece at the right side; the case has a lid hinged onto a bottom; both pieces have 7 outwardly-rounded sections molded into the metal; there are two needle-holder clasps attached to the top right; the bottom left has 7 flat rounded strips of metal at the left side; these hold the case contents snugly in place in the case; the back hinge has a small spring which lifts the lid when the front clasp is pushed in
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - syringe barrel - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
b - syringe plunger - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
c - thumb-push - Size: Length 0.5 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
d - barrel and cap - Size: Length 0.6 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
e - barrel tip end cap - Size: Length 0.8 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
f - syringe tip end cap - Size: Length 0.7 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
g - syringe needle - Size: Length 3.1 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
h - case (closed) - Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. F.J. O'Connor; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1903
circa 1903
Date Remarks
Patented in March, 1903
Material
metal: silver
German silver: silver
Inscriptions
(b) Increment lines and the numbers "25 // 20 // 15 // 10 // 5" are stamped into the plunger shaft; (c) the words, "PATENTED // MARCH 1903" are stamped into the top of the thumb-push piece; (h) the top of the case has the word, "Admiral" stamped into the metal; the bottom of the case has the words, "GERMAN SILVER // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J." stamped into the metal; the inside piece has "PAT. PENDING" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
The metal parts show minor wear and staining; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #76; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by The George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 172 (item P9445) (see attached photocopy); CD #3
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Alpine sun lamp

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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004199
Description
Black metal floor model ultraviolet sun lamp used to detect and examine certain types of skin fungus and for heat treatments; for therapeutic use only; has a foot control on/off switch; original cords and light bulb; light bulb is filled with mercury.
Accession Number
993004199
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Phototherapy -- instrumentation
MM= Phototherapy -- sun lamp
Description
Black metal floor model ultraviolet sun lamp used to detect and examine certain types of skin fungus and for heat treatments; for therapeutic use only; has a foot control on/off switch; original cords and light bulb; light bulb is filled with mercury.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken
Maker
Hanovia Chemical & Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Newark
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Date Remarks
Style of cord & lettering
Material
metal: black
glass: silver
mercury: grey
Inscriptions
On decal on lampshade: ALPINE SUN LAMP // LUXOR MODEL // HANOVIA CHEMICAL & MFG. CO., NEWARK, N.J.; on base: PROTECTED BY // HANOVIA PATENTS // 1.314.212 // 1.330.611 // 1.334.850 // 1.342.037 // 1.361.710 // 1.308.545 // 1.400.346 // 1.494.373 // 1.497.999 // 1.539.804 // 1.564.344 // 1.568.345 // 1.582.849 // 1.586.670 // 1.607.162 // 1.608.612 // AND LICENSED UNDER // COOPER HEWITT PATENTS // FOR THERAPEUTIC AND // LABORATORY USE ONLY // ALL RIGHTS RESERVED;" VOLTS 110 / AMPHERES 5 // CURRENT A.C. 63293 / CYCLE 2.5"; "HANOVIA CHEMICAL & // MANUFACTURING CO. // MADE IN // NEWARK // NEW JERSEY // U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
Floor
Dimension Notes
Length: 145.0 cm. x Diam. : 45.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
cords are fraying at several spots; rubber on wheels is deteriorated and wheels should not be rolled; some white paint splattered on base; #2: rubber wheels in bad condition
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American health quackery: collected essays by James Harvey Young [Book]

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Dates
1992
Collection
Reference Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
REF WZ 310 Y686 1992
Description
xii, 299 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Accession Number
REF WZ 310 Y686 1992
Author
James Harvey Young
Collection
Reference Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Quackery -- history
Collected Works
Description
xii, 299 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Princeton University Press
Site Made (City)
Princeton
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1992
Permanent Location
Bookshelves
Dimension Notes
Length 24.20 cm x Width 16.20 cm x Depth 2.50 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Asepto wound and irrigating syringe

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000003216
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger round opening at its wider, lipped end; the rubber bulb is inserted into…
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Accession Number
000003216
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger round opening at its wider, lipped end; the rubber bulb is inserted into this end; a round opening is visible at the bottom end of the rubber bulb.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Becton-Dickinson
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item identified in a 1960s catalogue
Material
glass: clear
rubber: red
Inscriptions
On the side of the red rubber bulb, raised rubber letters read, "ASEPTO // TRADE MARK // 1½ OZ // B-D" and at the top, "BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // PAT. 2,086,925" inside a circle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
Dimension Notes
Length 22.2 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The syringe showed minor signs of wear; there were no major scratches of breaks, and the rubber seemed stable; it was slightly dusty along its top rim, and there was a thin, white residue on the inner surface, possibly water spots; #2: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 177 (similar to item #6H-594-1) (see attached photocopy); CD #3
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Asepto wound and irrigating syringe

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000003218
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger, lipped opening at its wider end; the rubber bulb is inserted into this …
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Accession Number
000003218
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger, lipped opening at its wider end; the rubber bulb is inserted into this end; a round opening is visible at the bottom end of the rubber bulb.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Becton-Dickinson
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item identified in a 1960s catalogue
Material
glass: clear
rubber: red
Inscriptions
On the side of the red rubber bulb, raised rubber letters read, "ASEPTO // TRADE MARK // 3 OZ // B-D" and at the top, "BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // PAT. 2,086,925" inside a circle; on top of the bulb in black marker is the number "12".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
Dimension Notes
Length 26.7 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass barrel of the syringe was in very good condition, with no breaks, chips or scratches; the rubber bulb was deteriorating; the part inserted into the barrel was crumbling, leaving an orange deposit on the inner surface of the glass; there were cracks developing on the rest of its surface; there was a thin, white film on the inner surface of the barrel, possibly water stains; #2: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 177 (similar to item #6H-594-3) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
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Asepto wound and irrigating syringe

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
000003219 a-b
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel (a) with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb (b) at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger round opening at its wider, lipped end; the rubber bulb is inser…
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Accession Number
000003219 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Asepto irrigating syringe, which consists of a hollow glass barrel (a) with a pointed catheter tip and a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb (b) at its top; the glass barrel has a small round opening at its pointed tip, and a larger round opening at its wider, lipped end; the rubber bulb is inserted into this end; a round opening is visible at the bottom end of the rubber bulb.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - syringe barrel - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Diam. 3.9 cm
b - rubber bulb - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Becton-Dickinson
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item identified in a 1960s catalogue
Material
glass: clear
rubber: red
Inscriptions
On the side of the red rubber bulb, raised rubber letters read, "ASEPTO // TRADE MARK // 1 OZ // B-D" and at the top, "BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // PAT. 2,086,925" inside a circle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
Condition Remarks
The syringe showed minor signs of wear; there were no major scratches of breaks, and the rubber seemed stable; it was slightly dusty along its top rim, and there was a thin, white residue on the inner surface, possibly water spots; #2: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 177 (similar to item #6H-594-1) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
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Asepto wound and irrigating syringe

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
992032001 a-c
Description
(a): glass syringe missing plunger; no markings; clear glass; (b): paper label is attached to glazed black paper box; (c): glazed paper sleeve
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Accession Number
992032001 a-c
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
(a): glass syringe missing plunger; no markings; clear glass; (b): paper label is attached
to glazed black paper box; (c): glazed paper sleeve
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - glass syringe - Size: Length 18.5 cm. x Diameter4.0
b - box base - Size: Length 26.2 cm. x Width 6.5 cm. x Depth 6.5 cm.
c - box sleeve - Size: Length 26.3 cm. x Width 7.0 cm. x Depth 7.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H. C. Mabee
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Date Remarks
style of type on label (KK)
Material
glass: clear
paper: black; white; red; blue
Inscriptions
On paper label on (b): ASEPTO // SYRINGE // No. 2082 // B-D // BELTON, DICKINSON
& CO., // RUTHERFORD, N.J.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
Condition Remarks
Some abrasion on edges; (b): hole pierced by student (1984) for new # tag; #2: box was dusty; condition otherwise unchanged; there were no chips or breaks on glass parts
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 177 (similar to item #6H-594-1) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
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auto clip applier

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034223
Description
The clip applier is a hand-held stapler; the centre base has a solid back and is open on the front; the top is solid and flips open for refilling; the inside has a spring-like arm that is riveted to the base below the top; there are two rivets on each arm; the arms are straight, then flare out with…
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Accession Number
997034223
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Wound Healing
MM= Ligation and Suture -- stapler -- staples and wound clips
Description
The clip applier is a hand-held stapler; the centre base has a solid back and is open on the front; the top is solid and flips open for refilling; the inside has a spring-like arm that is riveted to the base below the top; there are two rivets on each arm; the arms are straight, then flare out with a centre oval-shaped opening for gripping; below the oval the tips are straight and then turn at a 90° angle with grooved inner sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Clay Adams
Site Made (City)
Parsippany
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"AUTOCLIP APPLIER For 18 MM Wound Clips US Pat Nos 2.733.441 - 2.789.288 MADE IN USA Mi K Ron STAINLESS STEEL B-2360 [logo]" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-9
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Research Facts
Used for holding autoclips for closing skin edges instead of sutures.
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auto clip wound clips

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034227 a-e
Description
Each clip is a curved band of metal with an oblong opening in the centre; the ends curve upwards; there are two sharp prongs at each end on the underside of the band; there are four magazines of clips; each magazine consists of 20 clips held together with a rectangular wire brace; the box is a rect…
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Accession Number
997034227 a-e
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Wound Healing
MM= Ligation and Suture -- stapler -- staples and wound clips
Description
Each clip is a curved band of metal with an oblong opening in the centre; the ends curve upwards; there are two sharp prongs at each end on the underside of the band; there are four magazines of clips; each magazine consists of 20 clips held together with a rectangular wire brace; the box is a rectangular paper box with black printing.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - magazine - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
c - magazine - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - magazine - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
e - magazine - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Clay Adams
Site Made (City)
Parsippany
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
ink: black
cardboard: TAN
Inscriptions
On box: "MikRon REORDER NO 7634 AUTOCLIP® 18 MM STAINLESS STEEL 100 WOUND CLIPS DISTRIBUTED BY CLAY ADAMS Division of Becton Dickinson and Company Parsippany N.J. 07054 [logo for "CA"] // made in USA // CAUTION FEDERAL LAW RESTRICTS THIS DEVICE TO USE BY OR ON ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN 7634-000-002 REV. C // Clay Adams and [logo for "CA"] are Trademarks of Becton Dickinson and Co. AUTOCLIPS and MikRon are trademarks of MikRon Precision, Inc. Becton Dickinson // OPEN OTHER END // 51 65"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-9
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Research Facts
Used with an Autoclip Applier for closing skin edges instead of sutures.
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034436
Description
Two 3.2-cm vitallium Barr's bolts in a sealed tubular package with squared stoppers and information pamphlet.
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Accession Number
997034436
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Tibial Fractures
Leg Injuries
Description
Two 3.2-cm vitallium Barr's bolts in a sealed tubular package with squared stoppers and information pamphlet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Howmedica
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1950 on.
Material
metal: silver
plastic: translucent green
paper: white
Inscriptions
"Howmedica Vitallium Alloy CAT NO 6554-0-014 " printed on label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 15.1 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label on container is lifting up.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica, p. H-17; Internet source "PubMed": www.pubmed.gov (please see attached photocopy); CD #5.
Research Facts
This bolt is used to stabilize a fractured tibia; the reference copy states: "Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures: the results of a prospective, standardized protocol."
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