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clip-on electrocardiogram electrode

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1982.13.4
Description
A black plastic-covered wire ending in a white plastic spring clip, at one end, and an electrode at the other; plastic envelope; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1982.13.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
A black plastic-covered wire ending in a white plastic spring clip, at one end, and an electrode at the other; plastic envelope; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Grass Instrument Co.
Site Made (City)
Quincy
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
plastic: black; white; clear
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on plastic envelope: "GRASS INSTRUMENT CO. // 101 OLD COLONY AVE., QUINCY, MASS., U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-8
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm
Condition Remarks
New.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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EEG electrode cream

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Dates
1968
1977
circa 1968-1977
Collection
Nova Scotia Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
009027006
Description
Long narrow white metal tube with plastic cap closure has instructions printed on one side.
Accession Number
009027006
Collection
Nova Scotia Hospital Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Diagnostic Techniques, Neurological
Description
Long narrow white metal tube with plastic cap closure has instructions printed on one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Nova Scotia Hospital.
Maker
Grass Medical Instruments
Site Made (City)
Quincy
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States
Dates
1968
1977
circa 1968-1977
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
metal: white, silver
ink: blue
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "EC2 // ELECTRODE CREAM // NET WEIGHT 3.5 OZ. // GRASS EEG ELECTRODE CREAM TYPE EC2 // Clean scalp contact area thoroughly // Squeeze small amount of cream directly from tube onto scalp. // Submerge electrode in the cream. // After removing electrode, remove all EC2 from the hair im - // mediately with a mild detergent and water. // Although not harmful, EC-2 hardens upon drying, making // subsequent removal difficult. Contains no calcuim chloride. // GRASS INSTRUMENT COMPANY, QUINCY, MASS. 02169 // 1968 // GRASS SINCE 1935 // MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-7
Length
15.8 cm
Width
3.8 cm
Depth
2.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Contents hardened and can feel it move when tube is shook; bottom is folded wiht the edge broekn open - don not attempt to straighten the bottom
Copy Type
original
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electroencephalograph

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Dates
1974
1995
circa 1974-1995
Collection
Correctional Services of Canada Museum Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
004009001 a-n
Description
Portable mobile stainless steel electroencephalograph machine model MEB-INT with large rubber wheels; capable of taking sixteen measurements at once and has a faceplate with mulitple colour coded tiny buttons and dials in rows for each measurement; table-top section beneath the faceplate acts as a …
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Accession Number
004009001 a-n
Collection
Correctional Services of Canada Museum Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Electroencephalography
Neurology -- instrumentation
Description
Portable mobile stainless steel electroencephalograph machine model MEB-INT with large rubber wheels; capable of taking sixteen measurements at once and has a faceplate with mulitple colour coded tiny buttons and dials in rows for each measurement; table-top section beneath the faceplate acts as a printer, pulling paper from a compartment beneath and sending it through a series of recording needles which record the brain waves; metal attachable (b) which hangs off the left side and catches the printed chart paper; sitting inside the tray is a stack of used paper (c); box full of unused paper in the compartment (d); metal plate (e) which covers the ink cartridges which is currently unattached; five electrodes (f-j) (three orange, one black, and one gray), and two portable electrode boards (k-l), which appear to be later than the rest of the machine; the boards are plastic boxes with gray cords; thin yellow plastic pen or pointer like device (m) and a grey printer cable (n) that plugs into INPUT socket on side of machine.
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - electroencephalograph
b - tray
c - used paper
d - unused paper in box
e - plate (ink cover)
f - electrode
g - electrode
h - electrode
i - electrode
j - electrode
k - electrode board
l - electrode board
m - yellow pointer
n - printer cable
Provenance
Owned and used at the Kingston Penitentiary Hospital; it was transferred to the Penitentiary Museum in November 2000 after it was deemed obsolete.
Maker
Grass Instruments Co.
Site Made (City)
Quincy
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1974
1995
circa 1974-1995
Date Remarks
The date "March 1974" is stamped on a plate on the side; the electrodes are from the 1990s, there are dates on them; the boards appear to be later as well.
Material
metal: silver; green
plastic: white; blue; orange; yellow; black; silver; yellow
rubber: orange; black; gray
paper: white
Inscriptions
"GRASS ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPH MODEL 8-16" on the front of the face along with various dial and button information and safety information; "March 1974" stamped on a plate on the left side; the electrodes have dates on them, they are either Sept 1991 or May 1994; the mini-electrode boards have "MINI ELECTRODE BOARD // GRASS INST. CO // QUINCY MASS. U.S.A. // MODEL // MEB-INT" on them
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1 - Floor
Dimension Notes
a - Length 76.0 cm x Width 65.5 cm x Depth 117.0 cm
b - Length 38.5 cm x Width 31.0 cm x Depth 25.7 cm
c - Length 36.0 cm x Width 30 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - Length 38.0 cm x Width 32.0 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
e - Length 41.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
f - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
g - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
h - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
i - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
j - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
k - Length 57.0 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
l - Length 57.0 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
m - Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
n - Length 435.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The ink from the printer has leaked and run over parts of the machine body and face; there is some staining; the tray is badly deformed and will not securely attached; there is a plastic hinged plate which covers the pens on the machine that is coming off because the hinge is bent out of shape.
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Internet: "The Bakken Library and Museum"
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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Grass photo stimulator

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Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
997024001 a-d
Description
A photo stimulator consisting of (a) removable flash lamp, attached to adjustable horizontal rod supported by (b) vertically adjustable stand with triangular cast iron base; lamp connects to (c) control unit by electrical cord with specialized five-prong plug; control unit has vents on two sides, …
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Accession Number
997024001 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Neurology -- instrumentation
Epilepsy
Seizures
Description
A photo stimulator consisting of (a) removable flash lamp, attached to adjustable horizontal rod supported by (b) vertically adjustable stand with triangular cast iron base; lamp connects to (c) control unit by electrical cord with specialized five-prong plug; control unit has vents on two sides, rubber feet and metal supporting stand; control unit sides have various outlets; electrical cord with plug is attached to control unit; (d) external monitor cable attaches to control unit via two-pronged metal connector.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - flash lamp - Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 14.0 cm
b - stand - Size: Length 131.5 cm x Width 79.0 cm x Depth 36.0 cm
c - control unit - Size: Length 24.8 cm x Width 20.2 cm x Depth 18.8 cm
d - external monitor cable - Size: Length 245.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Donated by KGH via Graeme McKay
Maker
Grass Medical Instruments
Site Made (City)
Quincy
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Date Remarks
Date based on appearance of artifact
Material
metal: silver, black, grey
plastic: grey, black, yellow, translucent
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Imprinted on flash lamp end: "HEYCO"; printed on sticker affixed to stand: "ATLAS SOUND"; printed on face of control unit: "GRASS PS22 // PHOTO // STIMULATOR // MODEL PS22 A // SERIAL"; imprinted on the end of connector of external monitor cable: "HEYCO".
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-2-2
Condition Remarks
Flash lamp is scratched on handle and paint has minor chipping; horizontal rod, shaft and base of stand are rusted; plastic coating on electrical cord is cracked at joint of control unit; control unit top has minor stains; otherwise control unit is very good; external monitor cable is stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Effect of Photo-Stimulation on the Autonomic Nervous System As Measured by Entrainment Ratios of Heart Rate Variability" by Julie Penick, 2003, pages 58-62; CD #5; CD #6.
Research Facts
Used as diagnostic tool for epilepsy and other seizure disorders and for light therapy. Stand has been assembled from various parts. Flash lamp and control unit have different manufacturer than stand.
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