Skip header and navigation

Refine By

9 records – page 1 of 1.

Backhaus towel clamps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10665
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034339
Description
Scissor-like instrument made up of two halves with a snap catch ratchet lock; the distal end angles upward, inward, and tapers to a sharp point.
  1 image  
Accession Number
997034339
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- towel
Description
Scissor-like instrument made up of two halves with a snap catch ratchet lock; the distal end angles upward, inward, and tapers to a sharp point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (City)
Randolph
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows no corrosion, no stains.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Products A to Z Catalog," by Codman and Shurtleff Inc., 1984, p. 43 (item # 33-5000)
Research Facts
Used for holding sterile towels and drapes around surgical site during surgery.
Images
Less detail

Backhaus towel clamps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10666
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034340
Description
Scissor-like instrument made up of two halves with a snap catch ratchet lock; the distal end angles upward, inward, and tapers to a sharp point.
  1 image  
Accession Number
997034340
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- towel
Description
Scissor-like instrument made up of two halves with a snap catch ratchet lock; the distal end angles upward, inward, and tapers to a sharp point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (City)
Randolph
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows no corrosion, no stains.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Products A to Z Catalog," by Codman and Shurtleff Inc., 1984, p. 43 (item # 33-5000)
Research Facts
Used for holding sterile towels and drapes around surgical site during surgery.
Images
Less detail

Deaver retractor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11980
Dates
1983
circa 1983
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034460
Description
A one-piece metal retractor with a wide, C-shaped blade; tapers to a ring-grip handle.
  1 image  
Accession Number
997034460
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- general operating
Description
A one-piece metal retractor with a wide, C-shaped blade; tapers to a ring-grip handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (City)
Randolph
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1983
circa 1983
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Codman 24 // 50-4321 // STAINLESS M // GERMANY 83"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 32.0 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some discolouration on blade; minor scratches.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Codman & Shurtleff Surgical Products A to Z Catalog," 1984, p. 416 (item #50-4321) (see attached photocopy); CD #6.
Research Facts
This was used to retract tissue in a deep cavity.
Images
Less detail

Dermis strands tube; box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8058
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.4 a-b
Description
A glass vial with rubber cap contains boilable sutures; comes in a cardboard box.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1980.3.4 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
A glass vial with rubber cap contains boilable sutures; comes in a cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
F.W. Jaeger
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
cardboard: white; black
glass: clear
suture material: brown
rubber: brown
Inscriptions
On box: "Twenty-five Strands // DERMIS (STERILE) // F.W. JAEGER (BOILABLE) 76 Atherton Street, Boston, Mass."; label on glass vial reads, "Medium Dermis Boilable 25 strands F.W. Jaeger"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Condition Remarks
Rubber decayed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail

dissecting scissors

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12439
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034555
Description
Metzenbaum dissecting scissors with long handles and curved cutting blades.
  2 images  
Accession Number
997034555
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Dissection, instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears -- dissecting
Description
Metzenbaum dissecting scissors with long handles and curved cutting blades.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (City)
Randolph
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal: "CODMAN 12 STAINLESS USA"; engraved on instrument: "OR Gen 81"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 23.3 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., 1976-77, p. 25 (item # 54-1034) (see attached photocopy); CD #11.
Research Facts
These scissors are used when dissecting in a deep cavity.
Images
Less detail

dissecting scissors

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12440
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034556
Description
Metzenbaum dissecting scissors with long handles and curved cutting blades.
  2 images  
Accession Number
997034556
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Dissection, instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears -- dissecting
Description
Metzenbaum dissecting scissors with long handles and curved cutting blades.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (City)
Randolph
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal: "CODMAN 12 STAINLESS USA"; engraved on instrument: "OR Gen 81"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 23.3 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., 1976-77, p. 25 (item # 54-1034) (see attached photocopy); CD #11.
Research Facts
These scissors are used when dissecting in a deep cavity.
Images
Less detail

Heaney-Simon hysterectomy retractor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13014
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034596
Description
Heaney-Simon hysterectomy retractor consists of a smooth, solid hand grip ending with a right-angle tip; its thin metal blade makes a right angle with a rounded end.
  2 images  
Accession Number
997034596
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Surgery
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- vaginal
Description
Heaney-Simon hysterectomy retractor consists of a smooth, solid hand grip ending with a right-angle tip; its thin metal blade makes a right angle with a rounded end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Codman
Site Made (City)
Randolph
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Date based on supplier's catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Codman U.S.A. // STAINLESS"; GOR GYNE 85" engraved in the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 26.0 cm x Width 11.7 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor stains on surface from sterilization; surface scratches; no corrosion; shows wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Codman & Shurtleff Surgical Products A to Z Catalogue," Randolph, Mass., ca 1984, p. 112 (item # 50-5570) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
This instrument is used for retracting the vaginal wall when performing a hysterectomy.
Images
Less detail

Poole abdominal suction tube

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13241
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034606 a-b
Description
Poole abdominal suction tube consists of a two-piece rod connected with a threaded coupling; one piece has perforations around the distal end; the inner piece has two small openings at the distal end with suction tubing attachment at the proximal end.
  1 image  
Accession Number
997034606 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Suction and Drainage -- tube
Description
Poole abdominal suction tube consists of a two-piece rod connected with a threaded coupling; one piece has perforations around the distal end; the inner piece has two small openings at the distal end with suction tubing attachment at the proximal end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - outer shield - Size: Length 19.5 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
b - inner rod - Size: Length 23.9 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (City)
Randolph
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Codman" stamped into metal; "KGH OR 182" etched on metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-14
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 112 (4405) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
This is used to evacuate liquid from an operative site.
Images
Less detail

Rogers vascular hysterectomy forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13013
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034595
Description
Rogers vascular toothed hysterectomy forceps are scissor-like and straight, with a box-lock joint and a snap-catch ratchet; blades have three rows of longitudinal teeth for gripping.
  2 images  
Accession Number
997034595
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Surgery
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hysterectomy
Description
Rogers vascular toothed hysterectomy forceps are scissor-like and straight, with a box-lock joint and a snap-catch ratchet; blades have three rows of longitudinal teeth for gripping.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Codman
Site Made (City)
Randolph
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Date based on supplier's catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Codman 07 // CLASSIC 37-1501 // STAINLESS // GERMANY 854" stamped into metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Codman & Shurtleff Surgical Products A to Z Catalogue," Randolph, Mass., ca 1984, p. 99 (item # 37-1501) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
This clamp is used for clamping ligaments when performing a hysterectomy.
Images
Less detail

9 records – page 1 of 1.