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Baxter Circle Anaesthesia System

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Dates
1990
1997
circa 1990-1997
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023004 a-c
Description
Circle anaesthesia system, which consists of (a) two lengths of clear plastic corrugated breathing hose, joined together at one end to form a single round opening (for attachment of (b), the gas sampling elbow); the single tube ends are both round and open (for attachment to inlet and outlet nozzle…
Accession Number
997023004 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Circle anaesthesia system, which consists of (a) two lengths of clear plastic corrugated breathing hose, joined together at one end to form a single round opening (for attachment of (b), the gas sampling elbow); the single tube ends are both round and open (for attachment to inlet and outlet nozzles on an absorber); (b) the gas sampling elbow attaches onto the single opening on (a); the elbow is made of a hollow cylindrical piece of clear plastic tubing bent at a 90 deg. angle; there is a blue plastic cap just above the bend which covers a round hole in the tubing; both ends of the elbow are open and round; one end fits into (a), the other is for the attachment of an anaesthesia mask; (c) anaesthetic rebreathing mask which is made of a single piece of oval-shaped hollow grey rubber, tapered at both ends; the bottom and sides are closed and there is a closed cylindrical piece at the bottom; the top of the bag is open with a round plastic connector inserted in and taped on to provide an airtight seal; information is stamped on the back in black lettering; Note: Item is missing (Nov. 2005).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - two joined hoses - Size: Length 113.8 cm. x Width 4.9 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm.
b - gas sampling elbow - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 2.4 cm.
c - rebreathing bag (uninflated) - Size: Length 32.7 cm. x Width 8.4 cm. x Depth 3.1 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Baxter Corporation
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1990
1997
circa 1990-1997
Date Remarks
Taken from stock currently being used at Kingston General Hospital at time of donation
Material
rubber: grey
plastic: grey; clear; blue
tape: white
Inscriptions
(a) the number "4" is raised on the plastic where the two tubes join; (c) the rebreathing bag is stamped "2L // SINGLE USE ONLY // NON CONDUCTIVE"; manufacturing information listed on a piece of paper enclosed with the system reads, "Cat. 19408-212 // Baxter // Circle // Anaesthesia // System // 22 mm x 120 cm (40") // with Gas Sampling Elbow // 2 Litre Rebreather Bag // (L) A7E07 // Single Patient Use // Made in Canada // Distributed by // Baxter Corporation // Toronto, Ontario, Canada" - in English and French (original attached)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-1
Temporary Location
Circle anaesthesia system was puto onto the Ohio Modulus Anaesthetic Gas Machine
Condition Remarks
The system arrived new and in its original packaging; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; see product information label (attached)
Research Facts
Circle anaesthesia system was puto onto the Ohio Modulus Anaesthetic Gas Machine (on loan from OHMEDA - a division of BOC Canada Ltd.) by Dr. Matthews
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001
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Bennett's inhaler

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
994011014
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposi…
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Accession Number
994011014
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
The inhaler is a hollow, metal cylindrical instrument with two hollow metal tubes leading to two plastic anaesthetic delivery cups; at the bottom of the cylinder, there is a metal cap that was once removable; it has gripping lines stamped into the metal and two vertical rectangular slots on opposite ends of the diameter of the cap; the bottom of the cap is flat; a metal disk caps this cylinder; from the curved top of this disk, two hollow metal tubes extend, curving outwards slightly away from each other, and forwards; these tubes are each capped by a brown plastic applicator; each applicator has a rounded conical shape with a round hole at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1850 and 1900. Given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
plastic: brown
Inscriptions
"HARTZ CO", "DETROIT, CLEVELAND, TORONTO" and "PAT. APPL'D FOR" stamped into the metal cylinder
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Accretion of a white deposit on nasal applicators at rim of metal attachment; moderate patches of corrosion on metal surface; cap at the bottom of the instrument cannot be removed; #2: tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Illustrated Catalogue of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 23 (item #1253)
Research Facts
This anaesthetic inhaler was filled with cotton batting saturated with ether or chloroform; the anaesthetic was delivered to the patient by inserting the delivery cups into the nostrils. Dr. Williams identified this item as a "nasal douche."
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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Bennett's inhaler

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3298
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997001116 a-d
Description
Bennett's anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal canister with two attached lengths of hollow metal tubing that has open round ends; the other end of the canister is round and open; a round metal cap (b) fits onto and over the open end of the canister; two bakelite tips (…
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Accession Number
997001116 a-d
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Bennett's anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal canister with two attached lengths of hollow metal tubing that has open round ends; the other end of the canister is round and open; a round metal cap (b) fits onto and over the open end of the canister; two bakelite tips (c,d) fit onto and over the ends of the tubes; the tips are both conical in shape with a hollow centre
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - inhaler - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - tip - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - tip - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. F. J. O'Connor; collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
The J. F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) The outside of the cannister has the words, "HARTZ CO. // DETROIT - CLEVELAND // TORONTO // PAT. APPL'D FOR" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear, but no corrosion is visible; the bakelite tips are complete and undamaged; #2: returned in same condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #182; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," The Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 2001 (item B/-22); "Illustrated Catalog of A Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., c. 1920, p. 23 (item 1253)
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit; Bracken Library Exhibit "Boning Up on Anatomy"; Sept 9, 2002-Sept. 29, 2003
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Bennett's inhaler

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997001117 a-d
Description
Bennett's anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal canister with two attached lengths of hollow metal tubing that has open round ends; the other end of the canister is round and open; a round metal cap (b) fits onto and over the open end of the canister; two bakelite tips (…
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Accession Number
997001117 a-d
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Bennett's anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal canister with two attached lengths of hollow metal tubing that has open round ends; the other end of the canister is round and open; a round metal cap (b) fits onto and over the open end of the canister; two bakelite tips (c,d) fit onto and over the ends of the tubes; the tips are both conical in shape with a hollow centre
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - inhaler - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - tip - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - tip - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. H.C. Mabee; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) The outside of the cannister has the words, "HARTZ CO. // DETROIT - CLEVELAND // TORONTO // PAT. APPL'D FOR" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear, but no corrosion is visible; the bakelite tips are complete and undamaged, except for a very small chip missing from the outer tip edge of (a)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #183; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," The Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 2001 (item B/-22); "Illustrated Catalog of A Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., c. 1920, p. 23 (item 1253)
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