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TMP Nurses Call System: TIN-103 [instruction manual]

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Dates
1959
circa 1959
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Accession Number
012030002
Description
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…
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Accession Number
012030002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurses
Nursing
Nursing Care -- manuals
Description
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
1
Provenance
Owned by the Kingston General Hospital before arriving to the Museum of Health Care.
Maker
The Standard Electric Time Company
Site Made (City)
Point-Claire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1959
circa 1959
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream, white
ink: black, purple
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
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"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 9 a
Length
28.0 cm
Width
22.0 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 28.0 cm X Width 22.0 cm X Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
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
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
"The Standard Electric Time Company," Antique Clock Guy, https://www.clockguy.com/SiteRelated/SiteReferencePages/StandardElectricTimeCoHistory.html, accessed August 25, 2020.
Research Facts
The Standard Electric Time Company first developed hospital signal systems in the 1920s, and as the company grew after World War II, it had two hospital divisions which produced nurse call systems as well as other hospital call and paging systems.
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