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bipolar tubal forceps

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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
007023028 a-c
Description
Bipolar tubal forceps (a) with a plastic cylindrical handle with a round depressable button and plunger which changes pincer aperture; a white wire exits handle and ends in a plastic plug with metal prongs; rod covered with a semi-opaque white plastic sheathed rod with a pair of unsheathed metal pi…
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Accession Number
007023028 a-c
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Laparoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps
Description
Bipolar tubal forceps (a) with a plastic cylindrical handle with a round depressable button and plunger which changes pincer aperture; a white wire exits handle and ends in a plastic plug with metal prongs; rod covered with a semi-opaque white plastic sheathed rod with a pair of unsheathed metal pincer ends; forceps stored in a cardboard box (b) with carboard holder (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bipolar forceps - Length 3.02m x Width 38.2cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - cardboard box - Length 60.8 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 4 cm
c - cardboard holder - Length 54.4 cm x Width 5.7 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dr. Jacques-Emile Rioux, MD, MPH, FACOG.; part of the SOGC historical collection.
Maker
C.R.I.Q. - Centre de Recherche Industrielle du Quebec
Site Made (City)
Ste. Foy
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Date Remarks
Based on maker's patent from donor information
Material
plastic: gray, white, yellow, blue
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Written on cardboard box (a): Rioux tubal forceps 18" ELECTRODE // FOR PRODUCT EVALUATION ONLY // DEVELOPED AND MANUFACTORED BY: // Centre de Recherche Industrielle du Quebec, Quebec, Canada"; Printed on cardboard holder (c): "Rioux Bipolar tubal forceps 18" ELECTRODE Unit No: 000111 // FOR PRODUCT EVALUATION ONLY Lot No. 18 0621"; molded on plug (a): "neomed // UP".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-10
Condition Remarks
Cardboard box and holder show minor wear and creasing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada," Oct. 2006, pp 909-12; both hard copy and from journal Web site; "Electrical Considerations of Laparoscopic Sterilization" in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Oct. 1973, Vol. II No. 4; CD #2.
Research Facts
Used in OB/GYN laparoscopy surgical procedures.
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glucose 33 1/3 % ampoule

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, r…
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Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Glucose
Insulin Coma -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, rectangular, waxed cardboard box that opens on both ends via three flap closures.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ampoule - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
b - box - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Anglo-French Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Retirement of Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
Material
glass: transparent
paper: yellow; green
cardboard: yellow; green
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "1AMPOULE GLUCOSE 33 1/3% // 20 CC // ANGLO-FRENCH CO. // MONTREAL"; printed label on ampoule: "Ampoule 20 c.c. // GLUCOSE // 33 1/3% // ANGLO-FRENCH // DRUG CO. // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box shows some creasing and water damage as well as scuff marks; ampoule label is slightly discoloured but is otherwise in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
995005069 a-s
Description
(a-q) Sealed plastic sterile package containing a second sealed plastic packge the has folded rectangle of paper, crescent-shaped needle and blue thread; (r) rectangular cardboard box top; (s) rectangular cardboard box bottom with paper label on each end; on label is the illustration of a crescent-…
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Accession Number
995005069 a-s
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
(a-q) Sealed plastic sterile package containing a second sealed plastic packge the has folded rectangle of paper, crescent-shaped needle and blue thread; (r) rectangular cardboard box top; (s) rectangular cardboard box bottom with paper label on each end; on label is the illustration of a crescent-shaped needle.
Number Of Parts
19
Part Names
a - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
b - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
c - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
d - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
e - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
f - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
g - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
h - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
i - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
j - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
k - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
l - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
m - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
n - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
o - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
p - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
q - suture pack - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
r - box top - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
s - box bottom - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 6.1 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
Cyanamid of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: white
paper: off-white; pink
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
(a-q) Stamped on plastic: "A 4 T 226"; printed on paper: "[symbol: D&G] // DAVIS & GECK PRODUCTS DEPARTMENT // CYANAMID OF CANADA LIMITED // MONTREAL, P.Q. // STERILE® NON-CAPILLARY // Blue Monofilament // NYLON USP 4-0 // 18 INCHES // 11742"; on reverse: "3/8 CIRCLE CUTTING // Atraumatic® Needle // ® Reg. Trademark // 3CE-4"; (r) stamped on bottom: "4456-00"; handwritten on top: "4-0 // sutures"; (s) printed on label: "DERMALON® BLUE MONOFILAMENT // NYLON 4-0 // NON CAPILLARY 18 INCHES // D&G // DAVIS & GECK® // R8 // SCE-4 // 3/8 CIRCLE CUTTING // Dye F D & C Blue No. 2 // LOT 2412 // 3 DOZEN 1 1742-3 1 // DAVIS & GECK PRODUCTS DEPARTMENT // CYANAMID OF CANADA LIMITED, Montreal, P.Q."; printed on reverse side of label: "DERMALON® MONOFILAMENT BLEU // NYLON 4-0 // SANS CAPILLARITÉ 18 POUCES // D&G // DAVIS&GECK ® // R8 // SCE-4 // 3/8 DE CERCLE-TRANCHANT // Colerant - F D & C Bleu No 2 // ® Registered Trademark // ® Marque Déposée // 3 DOUZAINES 1 1742-3 1 // DAVIS&GECK PRODUCTS DEPARTMENT // CYANAMID OF CANADA LIMITED, Montreal, P.Q."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Condition Remarks
(a-q) Sterile seal; (r) box top is heavily stained but is strong and flexible; (s) light staining
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 303 (similar to item #7H–498) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
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