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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034280
Description
The vitallium wrench has a cylindrical handle with diamond-jawed gripping grooves; the shaft is cylindrical with a hexagon tip.
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Accession Number
997034280
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Description
The vitallium wrench has a cylindrical handle with diamond-jawed gripping grooves; the shaft is cylindrical with a hexagon tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1950 on
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Z [inside a circle] 1365-05" stamped into the wrench
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-10
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Sorbie
Research Facts
This instrument is used for tightening and loosening appliances in pneumatic drills during orthopedic surgery
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Bailliere's Popular Atlas of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Male Human Body [male anatomy atlas]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14363
Dates
1945
1950
1944-1950
Collection
Dr. William Hay Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Publications
Education
Accession Number
009043002
Description
Long thin booklet with thick cover illustration depicting classical columns with man standing in a classical pose in centre; inside book on left side contains stitched on printed white sheets with black text twenty seven page medical textbook; on right are double sided sepia tone and colour illustr…
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Accession Number
009043002
Author
Hubert E. J. Biss
Collection
Dr. William Hay Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Publications
Education
MeSH Heading
Anatomy - atlases
Pictorial Works
Description
Long thin booklet with thick cover illustration depicting classical columns with man standing in a classical pose in centre; inside book on left side contains stitched on printed white sheets with black text twenty seven page medical textbook; on right are double sided sepia tone and colour illustrations of organs, circulation, and exposing the inner anatomy of the human body; illustrations have figure and plate numbers to match information found in textbook.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by donor’s father, Dr. William D. Hay.
Maker
Bailliere, Tindall and Cox
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1945
1950
1944-1950
Date Remarks
Published date indicates reprinted
Material
paper: cream, gold, red ink: black
Inscriptions
Front cover: "BALLIERE'S POPULAR ATLAS // OF THE ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY // OF THE // MALE HUMAN BODY // WITH DESCRIPTIVE TEXT // BY // HUBERT E. J. BISS // M.A., M.D.,CANTAB. // THIRD EDTION // PLATES BY GEORGES M. DUPUY., M.D. // BALILLIERE, TINDALL & COX // LONDON: 7 & 8 HENRIETTA STREET, COVENT GARDEN, W.C.2"; inside: "THIRD EDITION // 1945 (reprinted)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-1
Length
43.2 cm
Width
23.7 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Closed book
Condition Remarks
edges show wear with minor bent corners, minor discolouration over back; inside in excellent condition
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Dr. William D. Hay, graduated from Queen’s University: Arts 1914, MA 1918; Faculty of Meds Class of 1921; worked at Queen’s University / Kingston General Hospital as a Pathologist; co-founder of the Kingston Blood Bank, 1942; retired 1957.
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bone-holding forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8067
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1980.5.5
Description
Plier-type "hawk-bill" iron forceps; tips are ridged and serrated; jaws rotate on a single screw; handles slightly curved.
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Accession Number
1980.5.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- bone holding
Description
Plier-type "hawk-bill" iron forceps; tips are ridged and serrated; jaws rotate on a single screw; handles slightly curved.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Morris Miller of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: dark grey
Inscriptions
Engraved on forceps: "Clarke's 2": "ABL 4 - 2".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-11
Dimension Notes
Length 18.7 cm x Width 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: metal tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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bone rongeur, fine

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12369
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034545
Description
Tweezer-like instrument, spring-loaded; fine oval cutting grooves on inside of distal ends with small piece of green plastic tape on one arm.
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Accession Number
997034545
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- rongeur -- bone
Description
Tweezer-like instrument, spring-loaded; fine oval cutting grooves on inside of distal ends with small piece of green plastic tape on one arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Material
metal: silver
plastic: green
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal: "STAINLESS // Lawton Germany H"; engraved on joint: "PLASTIC // Dr. Wyllie"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-11
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 10.4 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing", V. Mueller and Company, 1956, p. 96 (similar to item #AU-2810)
Research Facts
This instrument used for biopsy; debride, nibble bone.
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Brand plantaris tendon stripper

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034181
Description
The tendon stripper has a solid cylindrical shaft with a handle at one end; the handle is a flat, solid piece of metal that flares out and then in, and ends with a sharp tip; the edges of the handle are rounded; one side of the handle has horizontal gripping grooves; the other end of the shaft has …
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Accession Number
997034181
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Surgery
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Description
The tendon stripper has a solid cylindrical shaft with a handle at one end; the handle is a flat, solid piece of metal that flares out and then in, and ends with a sharp tip; the edges of the handle are rounded; one side of the handle has horizontal gripping grooves; the other end of the shaft has an attached tip that is a short piece of hollow, cylindrical metal with two round, open ends; the uppermost end is sharp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Downs
Site Made (City)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"OR PLASTIC DR WYLLIE" engraved on the instrument; "DOWN ENGLAND STAINLESS" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 52.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining or corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," by Downs Surgical PLC, 23rd ed., p. G 57 (similar to item #GR-150-01-Q)
Research Facts
Used for stripping tendons from fascia lata to repair soft tissue injuries.
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Brand plantaris tendon stripper

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034183
Description
The tendon stripper has a solid cylindrical shaft with a handle at one end; the handle is four-sided with vertical gripping grooves and a thumb indentation on the front and back; the edges are rounded and the tip is rounded; the other end of the shaft has a cone-shaped hollow piece of metal with a …
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Accession Number
997034183
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Surgery
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Description
The tendon stripper has a solid cylindrical shaft with a handle at one end; the handle is four-sided with vertical gripping grooves and a thumb indentation on the front and back; the edges are rounded and the tip is rounded; the other end of the shaft has a cone-shaped hollow piece of metal with a sharp, open outer tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Padgett
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Padgett K.C. M.O. P - 1688" etched on the handle; "INSCO" with a small house shape stamped into the metal on the handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 56.4 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining or corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," by Downs Surgical PLC, 23rd ed., p. G 57 (similar to item #GR-150-01-Q)
Research Facts
Used for stripping tendons from fascia lata to repair soft tissue injuries.
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Brand tendon stripper

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034182
Description
The tendon stripper has a solid cylindrical shaft with a handle at one end; the handle is a solid piece of metal that flares out and then in, and ends with a rounded end; the edges of the handle are rounded; one side of the handle has horizontal gripping grooves; the other end of the shaft has an a…
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Accession Number
997034182
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Surgery
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Description
The tendon stripper has a solid cylindrical shaft with a handle at one end; the handle is a solid piece of metal that flares out and then in, and ends with a rounded end; the edges of the handle are rounded; one side of the handle has horizontal gripping grooves; the other end of the shaft has an attached hollow tip that has four flat sides; the distal end is sharp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Padgett
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"GERMANY STAINLESS STEEL Padgett K.C. M.O." stamped into the metal; "P — 4472" etched on front and back of handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 54.0 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There was a small spot of corrosion on the handle; some corrosion inside the cutting tip.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instrument Catalogue," 4th ed., by W. Lorenz, 1988, p. 444 (similar to item #03-0033)
Research Facts
This stripper is used for obtaining tendon grafts from fascia lata.
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Brun bone oval curette

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6796
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1975.3.77
Description
A fat, rounded, hollow handle has three grooves on each side and two shallow indentations for finger grips; connects to a shaft that narrows down to a very small neck, ending with a small rounded scoop; size 1.
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Accession Number
1975.3.77
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Curettage -- curette -- bone
Description
A fat, rounded, hollow handle has three grooves on each side and two shallow indentations for finger grips; connects to a shaft that narrows down to a very small neck, ending with a small rounded scoop; size 1.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Maker
Chiron
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"CHIRON, GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Plating chipping off inside tip of curette.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, pp. 3060-3062; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
998001002
Description
A moulded right forearm Colles aluminum splint; metal base has all over diamond-shaped cutouts; at the hand end the brace twists slightly with the edge of thin aluminum rolls over.
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Accession Number
998001002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Description
A moulded right forearm Colles aluminum splint; metal base has all over diamond-shaped cutouts; at the hand end the brace twists slightly with the edge of thin aluminum rolls over.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Imprinted into back: "z 20-08"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-16
Dimension Notes
Length 27.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor adhesive residue and scratches on the surface of arm brace.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
The concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and fit around the human arm. Based on suppliers' catalogue: "Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 121 (similar to item G); "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing," by V. Mueller and Company, Chicago, 1956, p. 369 (similar to item OS-10150); CD #2
Research Facts
Named for Abraham Colles (1773-1843), Professor of Surgery at the College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland, and who identified Colles' fracture of the wrist.
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Colles splint, adult

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13554
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002507
Description
A moulded right forearm splint of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 40 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in five vertical lines of eight cutouts each; towards the hand the brace twists slight…
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Accession Number
997002507
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Description
A moulded right forearm splint of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 40 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in five vertical lines of eight cutouts each; towards the hand the brace twists slightly and narrows before joining with a cast hammer-like handgrip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Zimmer Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Object is very similar to 997.037.117 and that date comes from a Zimmer catalogue from 1960
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal on the bottom of the splint on the back side: "ZIMMER MFG. CO. // WARSAW [logo with a capital Z inside a diamond shape] IND. U.S.A. // 13 A"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-16
Dimension Notes
Length 30.5 cm x Width 11.3 cm Depth 8.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Overall condition is good; scratches are present all over splint; on the back side the metal near the edges is begining to discolour and wear away; hand grip shows signs of wear and is discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Zimmer Manufacturing Website. January 7, 2009, March 30, 2011.
Research Facts
Justin O. Zimmer began Zimmer Manufacturing Company in Warsaw Indiana in 1927; the Zimmer line of 50 aluminum splints debuts at the American Medical Association meeting in May of 1927 in Washington, D.C. and the Zimmer splint becomes an immediate leader in its field; the colles splint is generally used for distal-end fractures of the ulna and radius; it can be fitted to the correct angle of flexion by slightly twisting and bending; handpiece is contoured to fit the hand
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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