On the front: "Instructions for Completing // Annual Statistical Report // Required from Sanitoria for Consumptives // Division of Tuberculosis Prevention // Provincial Department of Health, Toronto // 1941"
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Front cover has minor burn mark at the top, multiple fold marks near the spine, and mathematical equations drawn in lead pencil near the middle and bottom; front cover with multiple folds lines; paper aged but still flexible
Iron lung respirator consists of (a) machine with metal chamber having 6 portholes, glass window at top and electrical lamp inside; chamber has smaller compartment at base with door and porthole; chamber is supported by 4 legs that rest on wooden platform with 4 rubber castors; wooden platform als…
Iron lung respirator consists of (a) machine with metal chamber having 6 portholes, glass window at top and electrical lamp inside; chamber has smaller compartment at base with door and porthole; chamber is supported by 4 legs that rest on wooden platform with 4 rubber castors; wooden platform also supports motor, metal drum with pipe leading to chamber, and electrical controls with plastic cable leading to chamber; metal encased cloth braided cable runs through machine and is cut; chamber houses pull out (b) bed frame with canvas (c)stretcher; machine includes separate items such as round (d) gage and rubber (e-f) belts, metal (g-h) trays, collection of (i) nuts and bolts, metal (j) grate, metal (k) handle; artifact has missing items such as porthole covers; engine and bellows.
Number Of Parts
a - machine - Size: Length 2.0 m. x Width 1.49 m. x Depth 61.5 cm.
b - bed frame - Size: Length 1.97 m. x Width 1.43 m. x Depth 72.0 cm.
c - stretcher - Size: Length 1.78 m. x Width 54.0 cm. x Depth 4.0 cm.
d - gage - Size: Length 19.5 cm. x Width 15.0 cm. x Depth 9.0 cm.
e-f - belts - Size: Width 4.0 cm. x Diam. 26.0 cm.
g-h - trays - Size: Length 59.5 cm. x Width 8.6 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
i - nuts and bolt
j - grate - Size: Length 34.0 cm. x Width 19.0 cm. Depth 1.8 cm.
k - handle - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 7.0 cm. x Depth 7.0 cm.
Stenciled with paint on two sides of chamber: "UNIT 11 // DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH / PROVINCE OF ONTARIO // DESIGNED AND BUILT BY // HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN // TORONTO"; impressed on metal plate affixed to unit: "RESPIRATOR // UNIT NO. 11 // DESIGNED & BUILT BY // HOSPITAL FOR // SICK CHILDREN // TORONTO, CAN. // 1937"; embossed on motor: "HAMILTON // GEAR & MACH CO // TORONTO // CANADA"; embossed on metal plate affixed to motor: "LUBRICATION OF WORM GEAR REDUCERS"; printed on face of gage: "Tycos // CERTIFIED // Taylor Instrument Companies // ROCHESTER, N.Y. // M/M"; printed on belt: "V80 // Gates High-Power II V-BELT 16C2240 B86".
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On display: "Vaccines and Immunization: Epidemics, Prevention, and Canadian Innovation"; Museum of Health Care, Nov. 28, 2013.
Rust throughout metal parts of artifact. Black paint flaking from castors, rubber of castors is stiff and cracking. Rubber around portholes and entrance to the chamber is discolored and pulverized. Silver paint on chamber is scratched and wood is stained and tarnished. The canvas of stretcher is stained and the cord is cut and has frayed ends. The porthole covers, engine and bellows are missing.
Rust throughout metal of iron lung; grate is especially rusted; black paint flaking from castors; rubber of castors is stiff and cracking; rubber around portholes and entrance to chamber discolored and pulverized; silver paint on chamber is scratched; wood is stained and tarnished; canvas of stretcher is stained; cloth braided cord is cut and ends frayed; portholes have residue around them.
Interview with Felcity Pope in donor file; transcribed speech entitled "Thanks to Rotary Club" in donor file; CD #6; CD #7.
Used as artificial breathing for victims of polio with chest paralysis. One of 27 iron lungs made at the Hospital for Sick Children and distributed throughout Ontario. Models from this era are rare as they were fabricated at the Sick Kids Workshop and are of crude construction. This piece, number 11, was built on-site and only one other in Canada is known. See research file. This model was ordered for Kingston General Hospital.
Instruction manual without covers made from standard copy paper and manufacturers data sheets on the medical equipment, bound together by two strands of thread in metal bound holes; first section information is in mimeographed purple ink; the first seven pages describe the technical side of the TMP…
Instruction manual without covers made from standard copy paper and manufacturers data sheets on the medical equipment, bound together by two strands of thread in metal bound holes; first section information is in mimeographed purple ink; the first seven pages describe the technical side of the TMP nurse call system, including how it operates when used, how to call a patient, how patients may make emergency calls, a table of the components of standard TMP systems, etc; next five pages provide images and descriptions of types of nursing equipment and stations associated with the product, printed in black; final six pages are technical drawings of the equipment printed in black; includes handwritten scribbles of long division on cover.
Number Of Parts
Owned by the Kingston General Hospital before arriving to the Museum of Health Care.
On the front: "TMP NURSES CALL SYSTEM // TIN-103"; inside: "TMP TYPE NURSE CALL SYSTEM // TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION MANUAL"; "TABLE 1 // TMP NURSES CALL SYSTEM"; "Following is a list of main components of a standard TMP type system together // with mounting and other details. See Data Sheets as shown below."; further in booklet are the manufacturers information: "NURSES' STATION EQUIPMENT // FOR ROYALMATIC NURSE SAVER EQUIPMENT // DATA FILE SHEET // FILE 30-110 / CAN. JAN. 1959"; chapters include: "NURSE SAVER CALL STATIONS"; "OPERATING AND OBSTETRIC ROOM STATIONS"; "DUTY STATIONS"; "CORRIDOR LIGHTS"
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Inside the manual is in excellent condition, cover is heavily stained and creased near the spine; handwritten notations in pencil and pen on the front cover