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

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Dates
1959
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Archival Items
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
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
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 cm
Width
22 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
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
Images
Less detail

torsion balance

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010016 a-e
Description
Torsion balance; rectancular box-like structure; grey metal; with top and front side windows to flip lid; inside are two silver metal balance plates; with balance view indicator between; light grey plastic adjustable measurement knob to exterior front; scale goes from 0 to 1.0; silver balance adjus…
Accession Number
994010016 a-e
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Torsion balance; rectancular box-like structure; grey metal; with top and front side windows
to flip lid; inside are two silver metal balance plates; with balance view indicator between;
light grey plastic adjustable measurement knob to exterior front; scale goes from 0 to 1.0;
silver balance adjuster knob to bottom front; silver knob feet can be adjusted to level instrument
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - main instrument - Size: Length 29.0 cm. x Width 20.5 cm. x Depth 11.5 cm.
b - balance plate - Size:
c - balance plate - Size:
d - balance plate column - Size:
e - balance plate column - Size:
Provenance
Works by twisting quartz fiber; 0.1 grams is lowest reading; to make very small measurements;
replaced by electric
Maker
The Torsion Balance Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
plastic: light grey
metal: grey; silver
Inscriptions
T o front: TORSION BALANCE; sticker to front: Distributed and Serviced by // FISHER SCIENTIFIC;
maker's plate to back: THE TORSION BALANCE CO. // (CANADA) LTD. // MONTREAL, Quebec, CANADA //
Before Shipping Obtain Instructions From Factory
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-3
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler
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