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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037204
Description
A small, round-topped splilnt of flattened aluminum that resembles an open-sided cylinder; the top and bottom plates have three round punched aeration holes; the plates have rounded sides and are connected by a rounded top plate that goes over the top of the finger
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Accession Number
997037204
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Finger Injuries
Description
A small, round-topped splilnt of flattened aluminum that resembles an open-sided cylinder; the top and bottom plates have three round punched aeration holes; the plates have rounded sides and are connected by a rounded top plate that goes over the top of the finger
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
De Puy
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
1960 catalogue shows similar item
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into top of splint: "DEPUY 185 M"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Splint shows some scratching and scuffing; the interior finger is pitted and slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1960, p. 122 (similar to item D: 6-17SC-OEC) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037406
Description
A long, narrow square-shaped flat piece of metal with slightly upturned sides; a small hole is punched in one end; two metal arms on side of splint arch over; splint tapers to a slender end and bends over to a bent tip that curves.
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Accession Number
997037406
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Description
A long, narrow square-shaped flat piece of metal with slightly upturned sides; a small hole is punched in one end; two metal arms on side of splint arch over; splint tapers to a slender end and bends over to a bent tip that curves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
This marks the end of the Bird practice.
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
The words "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO. // BOURBON IND 117" appear on the splint
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 22.6 cm x Width 0.2 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Inactive corrosion shows on splint.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co., Ltd., 1960, p. 122 (similar) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
Less detail
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037450
Description
A metal finger splint that consists of a single strip of metal that curves inwards at the side to fit the finger; four arms curve downwards at the sides to secure splint
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Accession Number
997037450
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
A metal finger splint that consists of a single strip of metal that curves inwards at the side to fit the finger; four arms curve downwards at the sides to secure splint
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Embedded on splint are the words, "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO // BOURBON IND 24 C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Some adhesive on interior
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
993004013 a-b
Description
Pair of foam-backed aluminum finger splints; appears to be standard length that is cut to size.
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Accession Number
993004013 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Finger Injuries
Splints
Description
Pair of foam-backed aluminum finger splints; appears to be standard length that is cut to size.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - finger splint - Size: Length 46.0 cm. x Width 2.0 cm. x Depth 1.0 cm.
b - finger splint - Size: Length 46.0 cm. x Width 2.0 cm. x Depth 1.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalogue C30 order # 24033 - series
Material
metal: silver
foam rubber: cream
Inscriptions
Printed on blue foil label on top: coNco // ALUMAFOAM // FINGER SPLINT
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Condition Remarks
foam beginning to harden; surface scratches on metal; #2: foam old, hard, and crispy
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1949
circa 1940-1949
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
993004089
Description
Die-cut piece of aluminum finger splint is bent in half with rounded middle to accomodate bandaged finger
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Accession Number
993004089
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Finger Injuries
Splints
Description
Die-cut piece of aluminum finger splint is bent in half with rounded middle to accomodate
bandaged finger
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
De Puy Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1949
circa 1940-1949
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Etched in metal: De Puy // MFG. CO // WARSAW, IND. // No. 185L
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.7 cm. x Width: 2.3 cm. x Depth: 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 1: shows wear; pitted; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
Images
Less detail
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995005049
Description
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
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Accession Number
995005049
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Finger Injuries
Splints
Description
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
Number Of Parts
1
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.
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Light wear and tarnish
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 122 (item# 6-107A) (see attached photocopy); also see 995.005.050 and .053; CD #9
Research Facts
For stabilizing broken or sprained fingers
Images
Less detail
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995005050
Description
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
  1 image  
Accession Number
995005050
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Finger Injuries
Splints
Description
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
Number Of Parts
1
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.
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.9 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Light wear on outer surface
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 122 (item# 6-107A) (see attached photocopy); also see 995.005.049 and .053; CD #9
Research Facts
For stabilizing broken or sprained fingers
Images
Less detail
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
995005053
Description
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
  2 images  
Accession Number
995005053
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Finger Injuries
Splints
Description
Metal finger splint made from two U-shaped strips of aluminum at 90° to each other, joined by a rivet.
Number Of Parts
1
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.
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.9 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Light wear on outer surface
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 122 (item# 6-107A) (see attached photocopy); also see 995.005.049 and .050; CD #9
Research Facts
For stabilizing broken or sprained fingers
Images
Less detail

Lewin finger splint

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Dates
1956
circa 1956
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037205
Description
A formed splint of flattened aluminum, consisting of a main flat plate that bends in a rounded fashion over the top with two side wraps extending from each side; the bottom has a round arm that bends out from the bottom side and wraps around the base of the finger
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Accession Number
997037205
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Finger Injuries
Description
A formed splint of flattened aluminum, consisting of a main flat plate that bends in a rounded fashion over the top with two side wraps extending from each side; the bottom has a round arm that bends out from the bottom side and wraps around the base of the finger
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1956
circa 1956
Date Remarks
1956 catalogue shows similar item
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into aluminum along splint: "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO. // BOURBON IND 81"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Splint is scratched and discoloured with some staining on inside rim; there is some inactive oxidation on top finger wrap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing," V. Mueller & Co., Chicago, 1956, p. 369 (similar to item OS-10030) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
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metacarpal splint

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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037407
Description
A metacarpal splint, which consists of a hollow metal mold with a circular hand grip that bubbles in the middle; it has a flat, smooth bottom that extends outwards, which is used as a wrist support; both ends are straight cut.
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Accession Number
997037407
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Description
A metacarpal splint, which consists of a hollow metal mold with a circular hand grip that bubbles in the middle; it has a flat, smooth bottom that extends outwards, which is used as a wrist support; both ends are straight cut.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 9.4 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear is apparent on the metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital Catalog," General Surgical Ed., by Sklar Instruments, 1992, p. 122 (similar) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Images
Less detail

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