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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995005117 a-b
Description
A still-splint roll in a box; the splint (a) is made out of white, semi-flexible plastic and is rolled into a loop; the box (b) is shallow and square.
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Accession Number
995005117 a-b
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Description
A still-splint roll in a box; the splint (a) is made out of white, semi-flexible plastic and is rolled into a loop; the box (b) is shallow and square.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - splint - Size: Length 17.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
b - box - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Metal-Inco Precision Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Material
plastic: white
cardboard: beige, red
Inscriptions
"self-dispensing box // TEAR // HERE TO // DISPENSE // still-splint // NO. 2121 // 3/4" WIDE // 15FT. // WHITE VINYL PLASTIC // distributed by // METAL-INCO PRECISION LTD. // 21 SUMMIT AVE., HAMILTON, ONT." printed on the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Condition Remarks
The box is worn and missing one of its edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Research Facts
The plastic is meant to be cut and looped over a finger and fixed with a bandage.
Images
Less detail