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medical dental diagnostic light regulator

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Dates
1980
1985
circa 1980-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Treatment, General
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034291
Description
A rectangular metal box with a three-pronged electric outlet and two holes at one end; other end has a light socket and two hollow prongs and four screws.
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Accession Number
997034291
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Treatment, General
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Power Sources
Lighting
Description
A rectangular metal box with a three-pronged electric outlet and two holes at one end; other end has a light socket and two hollow prongs and four screws.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Boehm
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1980
1985
circa 1980-1985
Date Remarks
Date of 1984 on item
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal: "TO BE OPERATED ON 110 VOLT-60 CYCLE ALTERNATING CURRENT ONLY. MAXIMUM VOLTAGE 6 AMPERAGE 4/10 MEDICAL-DENTAL DIAGNOSTIC LIGHT REGULATOR NERVE VITALITY TEST INDICATOR PILOT & ECONOMICAL ALL NIGHT LIGHT ( MADE BY BOEHM ROCHESTER N.Y.) MAXIMUM { VOLTAGE 6 AMPERAGE 4/10 1 3 5 7 9 // 2 4 6 8 10"; engraved in metal: KGH OR 12/84"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-14
Dimension Notes
Length 11.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
No corrosion, no staining.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing Hospital - Professional Instruments – Equipment – Supplies," V. Mueller Co., 1956, p. 493 (similar to item #ED-557)
Research Facts
Electric power source.
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national proctology set

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Rudy Gervais, Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997004001 a-i
Description
Proctology set in a case, which consists of (a) a sigmoidoscope tube that is made of hollow and cylindrical metal, with a round open tip and a round open end; there is a flat round piece attached perpendicularly to the end, that serves as a handle; there is a cm. scale stamped into the outside of t…
Accession Number
997004001 a-i
Collection
Rudy Gervais, Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
Sigmoidoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- rectal set
MM= Dilatation -- sigmoid -- sigmoidoscope set
Description
Proctology set in a case, which consists of (a) a sigmoidoscope tube that is made of hollow and cylindrical metal, with a round open tip and a round open end; there is a flat round piece attached perpendicularly to the end, that serves as a handle; there is a cm. scale stamped into the outside of the tube that is in increments of 5 cm, from 5 to 25; an obturator (b) fits into this tube; the obturator is made of a solid narrow cylindrical piece of metal with a large, heavy bullet-shaped tip at one end and a solid round handle at the other end; the sigmoidoscope obturator fits inside its tube, with the tip coming out of the tube's open tip and the handle fitting up against the tube's other end; also included in the proctology set is (c) a proctoscope tube; this is a hollow metal tube with an open bevelled tip and a round open end that has a slightly larger diameter than the rest of the tube; an obturator (d) fits into this tube; the obturator is made of a solid narrow cylindrical piece of metal with a large, heavy bullet-shaped tip at one end and a solid round handle at the other end; the proctoscope obturator fits inside its tube, with the tip coming out of the tube's open tip and the handle fitting up against the tube's other end; also included in the proctology set is (e) an anoscope tube; this is a hollow metal tube with an open bevelled tip and a round open end that has a slightly larger diameter than the rest of the tube; an obturator (f) fits into this tube; the obturator is made of a solid narrow cylindrical piece of metal with a
large, heavy bullet-shaped tip at one end and a solid round handle at the other end; the anoscope obturator fits inside its tube, with the tip coming out of the tube's open tip and the handle fitting against the tube's other end; there are two magnifying lenses (g,h) which fit onto the end of the sigmoidoscope tube; both of these lenses consist of very short lengths of hollow cylindrical metal tubing with a glass cover on one end and a round open end on the other end; the end with the glass cover has a larger diameter and a hatched pattern in the metal on the outside edges; all of the pieces described above (a-h) fit into a purpose-built case (i); this case is made of cloth-covered wood with a blue velvet lining on the inside; the case is rectangular in shape with a lid that is hinged at the back and has two metal clasps at the front; the inside of the case has built-in velvet-covered dividers that hold the instruments apart from each other; there are information labels on the inside lid, outside front and outside top of the case.
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - sigmoidoscope tube - Size: Length 26.9 cm. x Width 5.6 cm. x Depth 5.0 cm.
b - sigmoidoscope obturator - Size: Length 31.5 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
c - proctoscope tube - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diameter2.8 cm.
d - proctoscope obturator - Size: Length 16.2 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
e - anoscope tube - Size: Length 7.5 cm. x Diameter2.7 cm.
f - anoscope obturator - Size: Length 12.2 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
g - magnifying lens - Size: Length 1.4 cm. x Diameter2.8 cm.
h - magnifying lens - Size: Length 1.4 cm. x Diameter2.8 cm.
i - case - Size: Length 33.6 cm. x Width 12.7 cm. x Depth 6.8 cm.
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Boehm
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Material
metal: silver; yellow
glass: clear
wood: light brown
fabric: black; blue
plastic: red
Inscriptions
(a) The scale on the outside of the sigmoidoscope tube has increment lines and the numbers, "5 // 10 // 15 // 20 // 25" stamped into the outside; the handle end has the words, "MADE BY // BOEHM // ROCHESTER, N.Y." stamped into it; (i) the inside metal label reads, "MADE BY // BOEHM // ROCHESTER, N.Y."; a plastic label on the front reads, "APC 1677"; a paper label on the top reads, "complete
except for light // attachment. Sigmoid. set // 29-11-82 R"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Condition Remarks
The proctology set arrived somewhat dusty; all metal parts show little wear and no corrosion; the box shows little wear and is complete; the light attachment for the sigmoidoscope is missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing" by V. Mueller and Company, 1956, p. 494; similar to set illustrated here
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x-ray exposure holder

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Dr. Charles Hayter Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
005017009 a-b
Description
An x-ray exposure holder consisting of a folder (a) which is made up two pieces of cardboard connected via a black piece of tape at the top with a fastener at the bottom; inside the folder is a copper screen which is glued to the bottom piece of cardboard; there is an orange cardboard folder insid…
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Accession Number
005017009 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles Hayter Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
X-Ray Film
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
An x-ray exposure holder consisting of a folder (a) which is made up two pieces of cardboard connected via a black piece of tape at the top with a fastener at the bottom; inside the folder is a copper screen which is glued to the bottom piece of cardboard; there is an orange cardboard folder inside as well with glue marks visible where it was formerly glued to the brass screen.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - holder - Size: Length 31.0 cm x Width 28.6 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
b - folder - Size: Length 31.0 cm x Width 26.1 cm
Provenance
Used on Cobalt for check films at the Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre.
Maker
Eastman Kodak Company
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Material
cardboard: grey, black, orange
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
"Kodak X-ray // Exposure Holder // Made in U.S.A. by EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY // Rochester, New York 14650 - TM. Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. // Kodak" printed on the outer cover "not loaded // and has // copper screen // in // EW // Feb. 22. 1990" printed in green marker on a yellow sticker stuck to the outer cover
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-6
Condition Remarks
The cover is torn in some places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Hayter
Research Facts
The used could employ regular film instead of industrial film that is now used; images with this method were good for the head, neck, and extremities, pretty goof for the breast, and poor for the thorax and abdomen.
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