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1-leucin bottle

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Dates
1914
circa 1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.2
Description
Amber glass l-leucin bottle which narrows slightly from shoulder to heel; half-full of white iridescent powder flakes; cork stopper; two applied paper labels at front.
Accession Number
1981.28.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Amber glass l-leucin bottle which narrows slightly from shoulder to heel; half-full of white iridescent powder flakes; cork stopper; two applied paper labels at front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. of Physiology, University of Toronto.
Maker
F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (City)
Basel
Site Made (State)
Basel-Stadt
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1914
circa 1914
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: brown, blue, black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "10 g // l-Leucin // S.A. F. HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE & CO. A.G. // B307125 // MADE IN SWITZERLAND // 11628"; embossed on base of bottle: "60"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Digifoline ampoules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7355
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1977.8.27
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
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Accession Number
1977.8.27
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
CIBA
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; red
glass
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "2 // sterile ampoules // 1.1 c.c. // DIGIFOLINE // T.M. Reg. // "CIBA" // POISON // TRADE [logo: two hexagons, one inside the other, with a monogram of CIBA inside the inner one] MARK // Registered // [inside a box shape: One c.c. represents 0.1 gm. // (1 1/2 grains) of digitalis // leaves standardised by the // Focke method] // SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL // INDUSTRY IN BASLE // (Switzerland) // Sale Representatives: // CIBA COMPANY, Ltd // MONTREAL"; printed at an angle across the above: "Complimentary Package"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a tear in the box's top
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Digifoline is a product made of digitalis leaves.
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d-isoleucin bottle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8167
Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.3
Description
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
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Accession Number
1981.28.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. Physiology, University of Toronto
Maker
F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (City)
Basel
Site Made (State)
Basel-Stadt
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Date Remarks
Isoleucine first isolated in 1904; donor's remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: brown, blue
ink: black
fabric: brown, white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "S // 1 g // d-Isoleucin // S.A. F. HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE & CO. A.G. // B305790 // MADE IN SWITZERLAND // 11628"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Gynergen ampoules

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7353
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.25 a-f
Description
A flat cardboard box contains three sterile Gynergen ampoules and a metal blade.
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Accession Number
1977.8.25 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Migraine -- drug therapy
Headache -- drug therapy
Analgesics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A flat cardboard box contains three sterile Gynergen ampoules and a metal blade.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a-c - glass ampoules - Size: Length 4.7 cm
d - container top - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
e - container bottom - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
f - blade - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Sandoz Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: yellow; brown; white
metal
glass
Inscriptions
On the front face of the cardboard container is printed: "GYNERGEN // TRADE MARK //ERGOTAMINE STOLL // 6 sterile ampules // (1 c.c. = 0.00005 Gm) // [logo: a triangle with "S" in the centre and "SANDOZ" printed underneath // SANDOZ Ltd. Sole distributors for Canada // BASLE (Switzerland) THE WINGATE CHEMICAL Co., Ltd., // Montreal, Can."; the opposite face on the cardboard container gives the same information in French; on the bottom side of the box is printed: "Ergotamin tartaric 1/2 mgr. // Natrium chloratum 7 mgr. // Aqua ad. 1 ccm"; the foregoing is enclosed in a box shape; below this is "07500"; this number is also printed on each of the three ampoules.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row D
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1981.28.1 a-aq
Description
An oak case (aq) containing a sling hygrometer (a) with its leather case (b); directions for the hygrometer wicks (c); replacement wicks in plastic boxes (d,e); 12 thermometers with their cardboard cylinders: Kata, mean 36.5, F. 451, No. 2904 (f,g); Kata, mean 36.5, F. 461, No. 3443 (h,i); Kata, 44…
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Accession Number
1981.28.1 a-aq
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Environmental Monitoring
Humidity
Description
An oak case (aq) containing a sling hygrometer (a) with its leather case (b); directions for the hygrometer wicks (c); replacement wicks in plastic boxes (d,e); 12 thermometers with their cardboard cylinders: Kata, mean 36.5, F. 451, No. 2904 (f,g); Kata, mean 36.5, F. 461, No. 3443 (h,i); Kata, 44-28 cm, No. 517 (j,k); Kata, 44-28 cm, No. 516 (l,m); Kata, 150-145 F, F. 665, No. 1538 (n,o); Kata, 150-145 F, F. 645, No. 1537 (p,q); Kata, 130-125 F, F. 467, No. 1334 (r,s); mercury thermometer, 150-30, 4 1/2 immersion enclosed in brass, N. 27040 (t,u); mercury thermometer 40-60F, No. 47213 (v,w); mercury thermometer 150-50C, No. 12145 (x,y); mercury thermometer 150-50C, No. 12179 (z,aa); mercury thermometer 120-6F, No. 19285 (ab); mercury thermometer 120-6F, No. 192?? (ac); remaining items are: a brass ball with three suspension loops (ad); two screw clamps (ae,af); three extension rods (ag-ai); a thermos bottle (aj); a length of cord (ak); a strip of Plexiglas (al); unknown item (am); wooden storage tray fitting into the main case (an); two wooden lids (ao,ap).
Number Of Parts
43
Part Names
a - hygrometer - Size: Length 21.0 cm
b - case for hygrometer
c - directions
d - wick
e - wick
f - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
g - cylinder for thermometer
h - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
i - cylinder for thermometer
j - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
k - cylinder for thermometer
l - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
m - cylinder for thermometer
n - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
o - cylinder for thermometer
p - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
q - cylinder for thermometer
r - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
s - cylinder for thermometer
t - thermometer - Size: Length 36.0 cm
u - cylinder for thermometer
v - thermometer - Size: Length 18.0 cm
w - cylinder for thermometer
x - thermometer - Size: Length 16.7 cm
y - cylinder for thermometer
z - thermometer - Size: Length 16.7 cm
aa - cylinder for thermometer
ab - thermometer - Size: Length 38.0 cm
ac - thermometer - Size: Length 39.5 cm
ad - brass ball
ae - screw clamp - Size: Length 11.5 cm
af - screw clamp - Size: Length 14.0 cm
ag - extension rod - Size: Length 44.0 cm
ah - extension rod - Size: Length 43.0 cm
ai - extension rod - Size: Length 42.0 cm
aj - thermos - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
ak - cord - Size: Length 2.6 m
al - plastic strip - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 1.0 cm
an - storage tray - Size: Length 45.5 cm x Width 20.2 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
ao - lid - Size: Length 25.4 cm x Width 8.8 cm
ap - lid - SIze: Length 25.4 cm x Width 8.0 cm
aq - case - Size: Length 48.0 cm x Width 24.5 cm x Depth 22.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine: source: Dr. J.W. Scott of U of T Dept. of Physiology.
Maker
S.A.F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Material
wood: brown
plastic: clear
glass: clear
metal: silver; yellow
paint: black
cardboard: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-2
Condition Remarks
Leather carrying strap is broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used on the cruiser "Devonshire" on its voyage to Australia.
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Jaquet's graphic chronometer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6807
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1975.4.4
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Accession Number
1975.4.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pulse
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. E. Wood, Charles H. Best Institute, Toronto.
Maker
Jaquet
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Material
metal: brown; white
Inscriptions
Inscribed on the back of instrument: "Arthur H. Thomas Co. // Philadelphia // [large logo] // Jaquet // 33776 // Switzerland"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 9.2 cm x Width 4.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Distributed by Arthur H. Thomas Co. of Philadelphia.
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Jaquet's sphygmo-cardiograph

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1976.5.2 a-c
Description
Sphygmocardiograph (a) with wrist strap (b) in a case (c).
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Accession Number
1976.5.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pulse
Physical Examination
Manometry
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Sphygmocardiograph (a) with wrist strap (b) in a case (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - sphygmocardiograph - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 9.4 cm
b - wrist strap - Size: Length 27.9 cm x Width 13.0 cm
c - case - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 14.9 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Austin, administrator, Dept. of Pathology, Banting Institute; belonged to Dr. O. Klotz, chairman of the pathology labs at Banting Institute during the 1930s.
Maker
Jaquet
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Material
metal: silver
rubber
leather: black
wood
Inscriptions
Inscribed on bottom of (a): a fancy logo with "11823" below it.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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manicure scissors

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7036
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1976.9.9
Description
Scissors with pointed blades that curve vertically.
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Accession Number
1976.9.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears -- cuticle and nail
Description
Scissors with pointed blades that curve vertically.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Maker
Ambos
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"AMBOS" above an anvil-shaped figure; "SUISSE" as part of an umbrella-shaped or J-shaped figure.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Müller type hip prosthesis

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4986
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Dr. Charles Sorbie Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001002012
Description
Müller type hip prosthesis, which consists of a solid, spherical cobalt chromium alloy femoral head attached to a smaller diameter cylindrical base; the base flares out and joins with a long triangular stem; the stem is made of solid metal, with five sides and a rounded curved inner edge; the tip …
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Accession Number
001002012
Collection
Dr. Charles Sorbie Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
Müller type hip prosthesis, which consists of a solid, spherical cobalt chromium alloy femoral head attached to a smaller diameter cylindrical base; the base flares out and joins with a long triangular stem; the stem is made of solid metal, with five sides and a rounded curved inner edge; the tip of the stem is a blunted point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital by Dr. Charles Sorbie
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The base of the femoral head has, "11 32 20 // 2 // PROTASUL" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-5
Dimension Notes
Length 15.8 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; "The History of Prosthetic Joint Replacement: A Preliminary Research Guide," by Daniel Sipes, 1999, p. 17 (see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
This type of prosthesis had stems that were improved to better suit the interior geometry of the upper femur; until 1975, all stems were put in with bone cement (polymethylmethacrylate), which is inert in the body.
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Müller-type hip prosthesis, European long-stem monoblock version

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Dates
1984
circa 1984
Collection
Dr. Charles Sorbie Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001002018
Description
European monoblock version of the Müller-type hip prosthesis, which consists of a solid, spherical cobalt chromium alloy femoral head attached to a smaller diameter cylindrical base; the base flares out and joins with a long, triangular stem; the stem is made of solid metal with four sides, rounded…
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Accession Number
001002018
Collection
Dr. Charles Sorbie Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
European monoblock version of the Müller-type hip prosthesis, which consists of a solid, spherical cobalt chromium alloy femoral head attached to a smaller diameter cylindrical base; the base flares out and joins with a long, triangular stem; the stem is made of solid metal with four sides, rounded edges and a blunt tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital by Dr. Charles Sorbie
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1984
circa 1984
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The base of the femoral head has, "SE07 // KM" stamped into the metal; one side of the stem has, "protasul - 10" etched into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-5
Dimension Notes
Length 21.1 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; came with and fits well with femoral head cup 001.002.019; CD #7.
Research Facts
This type of hip prosthesis had sockets of steel shell with polyethylene interior.
Exhibit History
"Joint Ventures," Museum of Health Care, Nov. 19, 2001-Jan. 2013
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