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Beckmann adjustable thermometer

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
994010010 a-b
Description
Long cylindrical thermometer; mercury; bottom portion of tube clear, upper portion clear with a white scale; silver cap to top; housed in a black hard case; blue velvet interior
Accession Number
994010010 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Calorimetry -- instrumentation
Thermometers
Temperature
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
Long cylindrical thermometer; mercury; bottom portion of tube clear, upper portion clear
with a white scale; silver cap to top; housed in a black hard case; blue velvet interior
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - thermometer - Size: Length 58.2 cm. x Width 1.0 cm. x Diameter1.8 cm.
b - case - Size: Length 65.0 cm. x Width 3.8 cm. x Depth 4.0 cm.
Provenance
A student's tool; used in the exercise of calorimetry; to measure emission of heat
consumption, dissolution, vaporization of fuel; focusses a small range of degrees,
read to the 1000th of a degree; adjustable scale can move mercury up
Maker
Fisher Scientific Co.
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
glass: clear; white
leather: black
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Back of thermometer reads: "Beckmann Thermometer / Centigrade 1/100° / graduated
at setting of plus 20° C. / Fisher Scientific Co / Jenaer Normaigias / Made
in West Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
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bottle top dispenser

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Dates
1990
1999
circa 1990-1999
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
000003145 a-b
Description
(a) Cylindrical hand pump with long spout near the base of the main section of the dispenser, containing the beginning of the chamber that measures the volume of liquid to be dispensed and the spout by which the liquid is dispensed; the next section of the dispenser contains the chamber that holds …
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Accession Number
000003145 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Analytical
Weights and Measures
MM= Chemical Apparatus
Description
(a) Cylindrical hand pump with long spout near the base of the main section of the dispenser, containing the beginning of the chamber that measures the volume of liquid to be dispensed and the spout by which the liquid is dispensed; the next section of the dispenser contains the chamber that holds the drawn-up (by vacuum) measured amount of liquid to be dispensed; on the side of this section is a knob with an arrow attached that can be loosened and slid up and down a millilitre incremented scale, then tightened at the required volume to be dispensed; (b) base of dispenser is a detachable connector that screws onto a bottle and into the main section of the dispenser.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pump - Size: Length 18.7 cm x Width 18.8 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
b - connector - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Brinkmann
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1990
1999
circa 1990-1999
Date Remarks
Formation of West Germany
Material
plastic: grey; navy blue; orange; clear
Inscriptions
On largest portion of dispenser is printed, "BRINKMANN // [logo; see accession sheet for sketch]"; printed vertically: "Dispensette ®"; then "[a logo that looks like a flask with a pointed stopper] // BRAND // W- GERMANY"; printed vertically: ""WARNING: [underlined] Avoid personal injury. Follow all safety and // maintenance instructions. See operating manual for details. // 0 ml // 5 // 10 // 15 // 20 // 25"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-3
Condition Remarks
Appears to be unused; dusty; no stains or other damage.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The VWR Canlab Catalogue," VWR Canlab U.S.A., 1997, p. 1270 (similar to item #53519-840, which is a digital model) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
Manufactured specifically for accurate dispensing of liquids, e.g. acids, alkalies, and solvents.
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Bruns bone curette

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034006
Description
The curette is one solid piece tapering from handle to tip; distal end is rounded; handle is four-sided with longitudinal grooves; middle of handle has grip grooves on top and bottom; tip has round scoop on top
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Accession Number
997034006
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Curettage -- curette -- bone
Description
The curette is one solid piece tapering from handle to tip; distal end is rounded; handle is four-sided with longitudinal grooves; middle of handle has grip grooves on top and bottom; tip has round scoop on top
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal on top of curette: "Z [enclosed in a circle] 368000002"; on the bottom, "WEST GERMANY" is stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No wear or staining evident
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Weck Surgical Instruments and Products," Pilling Weck, 1992, p. G-6 (similar to item 584090, size 000) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
Used for taking bone samples, curetting bone tumours, removing growths, abscesses, debris, foreign bodies
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034281
Description
The handle is U-shaped with contours for hand gripping; the handle is spring-loaded; there is a wire attached to the outer handle that passes through the long, tubular shaft; the wire becomes a three-prong grasper when the handle is depressed; the prongs are flat; the tips are bent inward at almost…
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Accession Number
997034281
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
The handle is U-shaped with contours for hand gripping; the handle is spring-loaded; there is a wire attached to the outer handle that passes through the long, tubular shaft; the wire becomes a three-prong grasper when the handle is depressed; the prongs are flat; the tips are bent inward at almost a 90° angle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"W. GERMANY STAINLESS" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 43.9 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A.C.M.I. Cystoscopic, Urologic and Allied Diagnostic Instruments and High Frequency Apparatus" by American Cystoscope Makers, Inc., 1962, p. 228 (similar to item #347) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Used for holding a cotton sponge or grasping a polyp while doing sigmoidoscopy.
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double lumen endobronchial tube

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Dates
1990
circa 1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997034365
Description
Packaging (a) is plastic on one side and paper on the other side and contains (b) a long, rigid, semi-curved tube with two cuffs at the distal end and two valves at the proximal end for inflation.
Accession Number
997034365
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Disease (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Packaging (a) is plastic on one side and paper on the other side and contains (b) a long, rigid, semi-curved tube with two cuffs at the distal end and two valves at the proximal end for inflation.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - packaging - Size: Length 53.5 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
b- tube - Size: Length 43.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Rusch
Site Made (City)
Kernen
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Date Remarks
Date on packaging.
Material
plastic: clear
acrylic: clear; blue
paper: white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-10
Condition Remarks
Tube is sterile, in original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of General Anaesthesia Apparatus and Accessories," 1977, p. 24 (similar to item #835); (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
Used to intubate patient for lung surgery.
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double lumen endobronchial tube

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Dates
1990
circa 1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997034372
Description
A long, rigid, semi-curved tube with two cuffs at distal end and two valves at proximal end for inflation; packaging is plastic on one side and paper on the other.
Accession Number
997034372
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Disease (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
A long, rigid, semi-curved tube with two cuffs at distal end and two valves at proximal end for inflation; packaging is plastic on one side and paper on the other.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - packaging - Size: Length 53.5 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 43.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Rüsch
Site Made (City)
Kernen
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Date Remarks
Date is on the packaging.
Material
acrylic: clear; blue
plastic: clear
paper: white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-10
Condition Remarks
Tube is sterile; in original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of General Anaesthesia Apparatus and Accessories," 1977, p. 24 (similar to item #835); (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
This is used to intubate the patient for lung surgery.
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educational poster

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Dates
1949
1960
circa 1949-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
997011002
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts 11 views of the human eye or ear -- each given the following figure letters: (A) eye, seen from the front; (B) muscles of the eye, seen from the side; (C) median sagittal sec…
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Accession Number
997011002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Ear -- drawings
Eye -- drawings
Anatomy, Artistic -- audiovisual aids
Teaching Materials
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts 11 views of the human eye or ear -- each given the following figure letters: (A) eye, seen from the front; (B) muscles of the eye, seen from the side; (C) median sagittal section through the eyeball; (D) eyeball partially dissected to show its layers; (E) interior of the posterior half of the eye as seen through the ophthalmoscope; (F) anterior part of the eye, seen from behind; (G) diagrammatic horizontal section through the head at the level of the optic chiasma, showing relations of the optic nerve to retina and visual fields and pathways; right blue; left - red; (H) frontal section of the right external and middle ear; (I) greatly-enlarged section through cochlea; (K) passage of sound waves through the external ear (green), middle ear (red), internal ear (blue); and (L) auditory ossicles and labyrinth in natural size; individual parts within these figures are numbered, and there is a list of printed identifications at the bottom of the chart; the wooden rods at the top and bottom of the chart are cylindrical and have been cut lengthwise in half to allow the poster ends to go in the middle, then are joined with metal staples; the top rod has a metal ring and a cloth ribbon attached at the centre to allow the poster to be hung or to tie it closed if rolled.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Kingston General Hospital; used by Education Services.
Maker
Dr. te Neues and Company
Site Made (City)
Kempen
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1949
1960
circa 1949-1960
Material
metal: yellow; grey
paper: blue; beige; red; black; white; grey; brown; pink; green; yellow
fabric: off-white; dark blue
wood: light brown
Inscriptions
The bottom of the chart reads, "DENOYER-GEPPERT // ANATOMY SERIES // ARTIST M. RÖHL // Copyright DENOYER-GEPPERT COMPANY. Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. // All mounting by Denoyer-Geppert Co. // Printed by DR. te NEUES AND COMPANY. Kempen, Western Germany // KL 11 Eye and Ear"; there is also printed identification of numbered body parts; a paper label attached to the top rod reads, "KL 11 EYE AND EAR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-12-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 166.0 cm. x Width: 118.0 cm. x Depth: 1.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The poster was somewhat dusty when it arrived; the cloth backing shows staining and cracking; the front of the poster shows a few minor areas of paper loss and some small tears, especially at the edges; all printing is fully legible; there are water damage stains on the top section of the poster and small grayish-black stains from inactive mould.
Copy Type
Original
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endobronchial tube

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Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997008098
Description
Endobronchial tube, which consists of a hollow orange plastic tube that is slanted and open at the tip with an elongated oval opening at the side; the other end splits off into two open-ended tubes with short cylindrical hollow metal inserts; the area just before the tube splits has two pilot ballo…
Accession Number
997008098
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Disease (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Endobronchial tube, which consists of a hollow orange plastic tube that is slanted and open at the
tip with an elongated oval opening at the side; the other end splits off into two open-ended tubes
with short cylindrical hollow metal inserts; the area just before the tube splits has two pilot
balloons, attached by small hollow cylindrical tubes; the pilot balloons are cylindrical in shape
and have short hollow cylindrical tubes with caps at the ends; the pilot balloon tubes lead down
towards the tip; one tube ends just before the tip, inside an inflatable plastic cuff (now missing);
the other pilot balloon tube ends 3.3 cm above this at a yellow plastic inflatable cuff
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Rusch
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Tube dated from the 1970's-1980's
Material
plastic: white; yellow; orange
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printing on the main tube reads, "41 // Rüsch W. GERMANY 21"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 43.0 cm. x Width: 2.8 cm. x Diam. : 1.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
The endobronchial tube arrived dirty and dusty; the metal parts are complete, undamaged and uncorroded;
the central plastic tube is complete and undamaged; the plastic cuff nearest the tip is missing
and the one above it is torn in two places; the capped tubes at the end of the tubes show
cracks in the plastic; the pilot balloons also show cracks in the plastic at both ends; #2: rubber - requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
John Sikora; very similar to tube illustrated in Rusch of Canada Limited Anaesthesia Accessories
catalogue, p. 15 (see attached photocopy)
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endotracheal tube

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Dates
1990
circa 1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997023017
Description
Endotracheal tube, which consists of a hollow clear plastic cylindrical tube with thin coiled metal wire embedded in its walls; the patient end or tip of the tube is slightly slanted and open and the other end, the machine end, is open with a round end and a rectangular holding piece; there is an i…
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Accession Number
997023017
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Intubation, Intratracheal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Endotracheal tube, which consists of a hollow clear plastic cylindrical tube with thin coiled metal
wire embedded in its walls; the patient end or tip of the tube is slightly slanted and open and the
other end, the machine end, is open with a round end and a rectangular holding piece; there is an
inflatable clear plastic cuff near the tip and a pilot balloon attached to the machine end of the
tube by a small, clear plastic flexible tube; the pilot balloon is 6-sided with straight sides and
rounded top and bottom; the pilot balloon is tapered at the top to fit onto the flexible tube; the
bottom of the pilot balloon has a short hollow cylindrical tube with an open end and a metal spring
inside; the pilot balloon will partially inflate the cuff when squeezed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Rusch
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Date Remarks
Disposable endotracheal tubes used in the 1990's
Material
plastic: clear; blue; white
wire: silver
Inscriptions
Printed lettering on the tube reads, "G x 9 RUSCH W. GERMANY I.T. 22
[filled-in diamond] 24
[filled-in diamond] 26
"; raised letters on the holding piece read "RUSCH // 9.0 MM."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 36.6 cm. x Width: 2.5 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The endotracheal tube arrived in a small plastic bag and appears to never have been used; all parts
are complete and undamaged; flexible parts move freely and easily; #2: rubber - requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. John Sikora; Rusch of Canada Limited Anaesthesia Accessories catalogue; "Understanding Anaesthetic
Equipment", 3rd edition, by Jerry A. Dorsch and Susan E. Dorsch, 1994, p. 441 (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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esophageal bougie

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009037
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 11.0-cm-long white cotton twill tape attached at top for easy removal
Accession Number
994009037
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- esophageal
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 11.0-cm-long white cotton twill tape attached at top for easy removal
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on KGH patients; Dr. Lynn: set of graduated bourgies for dilating esophageal structures;
could be sent home with patient; patient swallowed smallest and then went to larger sizes
which opened stricture; they may be mercury-filled (for X-rays); some have markings to indicate
depth
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Mueller (1956) Cat. #BE-4560, p. 230
Material
mercury: silver
rubber: orange
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"34 // RUSCH // WEST GERMANY"; "ENDOSCOPY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 77.0 cm. x Diam. : 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
rubber starting to stiffen
Mercury in deteriorating rubber tubes; recommended for deaccessioning due to hazardous materials.
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