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air supply module

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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997008016
Description
De Vilbiss air supply module 3-100, which consists of a rectangular metal and plastic case with an on/off switch and light at the lower front; the top right side of the case has a small round plastic opening shaped to be attached to a tube; the back of the module has a black plastic attachment with…
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Accession Number
997008016
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Respiratory Therapy -- instrumentation
Description
De Vilbiss air supply module 3-100, which consists of a rectangular metal and plastic case with an on/off switch and light at the lower front; the top right side of the case has a small round plastic opening shaped to be attached to a tube; the back of the module has a black plastic attachment with screws for tightening and loosening which allows the unit to be attached to poles, etc.; under the plastic attachment, there is an electric cord (3-prong type) and an inset area for an electric plug to be attached; the base of the module has four round plastic feet and is open to allow air to pass through; a filter can be seen through the open sections.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
The De Vilbiss Company
Site Made (City)
Somerset
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Date Remarks
Module dates from the 1980's
Material
plastic: black; blue; white; red
metal: silver
fiberglass (?): beige
Inscriptions
The front of the machine reads, "DE VILBISS // air supply module 3-100 // ON-OFF // THE DEVILBISS COMPANY SOMERSET, PA."; a small label on the lower right side reads, "HOTEL DIEU HOSPITAL // ASSET NO. 03412"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.7 cm. x Width: 12.5 cm. x Depth: 17.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The air module arrived very dirty and dusty; the front and sides had sticky residue left from a pressure-sensitive tape; the metal shows no corrosion and the plastic parts have no cracks or missing sections; #2: rubber - requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
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air supply module and accessory blower unit

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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997008012
Description
De Vilbiss air supply module, model 3-100, accessory blower unit, which consists of a rectangular metal and plastic case with an on/off switch and light on the front; the right side of the module has a plastic hose coming off it; the back of the module has a plastic attachment with four tightening …
Accession Number
997008012
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Respiratory Therapy -- instrumentation
Description
De Vilbiss air supply module, model 3-100, accessory blower unit, which consists of a rectangular metal and plastic case with an on/off switch and light on the front; the right side of the module has a plastic hose coming off it; the back of the module has a plastic attachment with four tightening screws which allows the module to be attached to a four-wheeled stand (997.008.033); under the attachment is an out-going electric cord and an inset area for an electric plug to be attached; the base of the module has four round feet and is open to allow air to pass through.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
De Vilbiss (Canada) Limited
Site Made (City)
Barrie
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Date Remarks
Machine dates from the 1980s
Material
plastic: black; clear; white; red; beige
metal: silver; yellow
Inscriptions
The front of the machine reads, "CANOX // DE VILBISS // air supply module 3-100 // The DeVILBISS COMPANY SOMERSET, PA."; the right side of the machine has a manufacturer's label which reads, "MODEL 3-100 // ACCESSORY BLOWER UNIT // 115 V 60 C 0.3 A CSA [the "SA" enclosed in the larger "C"] // DEVILBISS (CANADA) LIMITED // BARRIE, ONTARIO"; a small label under this reads, "HOTEL DIEU HOSPITAL // ASSET NO. 03411"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-13-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.8 cm. x Width: 13.6 cm. x Depth: 19.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The module arrived very dirty and dusty; the module shows no excessive wear; the metal shows no corrosion and all plastic parts are complete and uncracked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; attached to 997.008.033
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008041
Description
Foregger anaesthetic airway, which consists of a hollow flat metal tube with rounded edges and open at both ends; the base of the airway has a round flat piece of metal attached at the end with a hollow cylindrical ether vapor tube attached; the tip of the airway has oval-shaped holes at the side a…
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Accession Number
997008041
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Foregger anaesthetic airway, which consists of a hollow flat metal tube with rounded edges and open at both ends; the base of the airway has a round flat piece of metal attached at the end with a hollow cylindrical ether vapor tube attached; the tip of the airway has oval-shaped holes at the side and a round hole at the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
The Foregger Company Inc.
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Dated to the 1960's
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The base of the airway is stamped, "FOREGGER // 7"; the letters "OR" have been engraved in the metal beside the "7"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.5 cm. x Width: 2.8 cm. x Depth: 4.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The airway arrived dirty and dusty; the metal shows no significant wear and no corrosion; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Other
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews, John Sikora; "Surgical Instruments Catalogue", J. Sklar Mfg. Co. Inc, 1967, p. 34 (120-25); "A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries" by Chas. F. Thackray, p. 18 (G131) also see 996.008.040 a,b for manufacturing information
Research Facts
The airway was used to hold a patient's tongue down during anaesthetic surgery
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery - Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Nov. 2, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Dates
1990
circa 1990
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008103
Description
Anaesthetic airway, which consists of a single piece of plastic molded into a flattened hollow tube with a curved 90 deg angle bent tip; the tip half of the tube is open at the top; the base of the airway has a rounded flat piece of plastic attached at the end of the hollow tube.
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Accession Number
997008103
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Anaesthetic airway, which consists of a single piece of plastic molded into a flattened hollow tube with a curved 90 deg angle bent tip; the tip half of the tube is open at the top; the base of the airway has a rounded flat piece of plastic attached at the end of the hollow tube.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Airway Intubator Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Date Remarks
Disposable airways used in the 1990's
Material
plastic: pink
Inscriptions
The flat base piece has raised lettering which reads, "PATENT PENDING // DO NOT REUSE // 9 AIRWAY INTUBATOR LTD 9"; the base end of the tube has raised lettering which reads, "MADE // IN // CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.3 cm. x Width: 3.1 cm. x Depth: 4.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
The plastic airway arrived dirty and dusty; the plastic shows no chips, cracks or wear; the airway appears to never have been used; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
John Sikora
Research Facts
The airway was used to hold a patient's tongue down during anaesthetic surgery
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery - Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 13, 1997-Nov. 2, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Ambu transparent mask

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008077
Description
Ambu anaesthesia mask, which consists of a rubber mount on a plastic body with a rubber edge attached; the mount is round and open and fits onto the clear convex-shaped plastic body; the bottom outside of the body has five round pieces which stick out and allow the attachment of the rubber edge (th…
Accession Number
997008077
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask
Description
Ambu anaesthesia mask, which consists of a rubber mount on a plastic body with a rubber edge attached; the mount is round and open and fits onto the clear convex-shaped plastic body; the bottom outside of the body has five round pieces which stick out and allow the attachment of the rubber edge (there are holes in the rubber which correspond to the plastic pieces sticking out); the rubber edge is molded to fit snugly over a patient's nose and mouth; the top of the edge has a hollow cylindrical tube with a yellow plastic cap sticking upwards.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Ambu
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Mask dated to the 1960's-1970's
Material
rubber: black
plastic: clear; yellow
Inscriptions
The top of the body has the word, "AMBU" molded into the plastic; the raised number "13" can be seen at the right side of the mount
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.3 cm. x Width: 11.9 cm. x Depth: 8.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask arrived dirty and dusty; the rubber edge is badly cracked, but has no missing sections; the plastic pieces are complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; "Understanding Anaesthetic Equipment: Construction Care and Complications" by Jerry A. Dorsch M.D. and Susan E. Dorsch M.D., 1975, p. 222; "Ward's Anaesthetic Equipment", 3rd ed., by Andrew Davey, John T.B. Moyle and Crispian S. Ward, 1992, pp. 146-147
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anaesthesia absorber

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Dates
1963
circa 1963
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008128
Description
Ohio anaesthesia absorber, which consists of a two-chambered hollow cylindrical plastic central section with metal top and bottom pieces and heavy wire protectors on the plastic chamber; the bottom of the absorber has a round metal base with a metal bar and a central adjustable knob that sllows the…
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Accession Number
997008128
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- absorber
Description
Ohio anaesthesia absorber, which consists of a two-chambered hollow cylindrical plastic central section with metal top and bottom pieces and heavy wire protectors on the plastic chamber; the bottom of the absorber has a round metal base with a metal bar and a central adjustable knob that sllows the absorber to be fixed onto an anesthesia machine; the top of the absorber is round with a round central plastic-covered dial; at the front of the top are two valves; both have clear plastic bubble tops and round open ends, but the one at the right side also has a relief valve exhaust at the top and a piece at the bottom that splits off into two open cylindrical pieces; there is a metal and rubber cylindrical tube at the back of the absorber that runs from the top to the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Ohio Medical Products, a Division of Airco Inc.
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1963
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Patented in Canada in 1963
Material
rubber: black
metal: silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
The bottom of the top piece of the absorber has the number "67222" stamped on it; the top of the absorber reads, "Ohio ® // ANESTHESIA ABSORBER // MODEL NUMBER // AIRCO ® // Ohio Medical Products // A DIVISION OF AIRCO, INC. // MADISON, WISCONSIN . 53707 // SERIAL NUMBER // U.S. PAT. 3,088,810 // Patented in Canada 1963 // SAFETY PRECAUTIONS // Before connecting the absorber to each patient, make certain that: [four precautions listed] // INSTRUCTIONS // OUT // Change lime within 4 hours use after // color change begins in lower canister // [7 instructions listed] // IN"; the central dial reads, "MILLIMETERS OF MERCURY // CENTIMETERS OF WATER // [manufacturer's address listed and the dial is marked in increments from -10 to +60 for water and -10 to +50 for mercury]"; the left side of the top has a label which reads, "REBREATHER VALVE // INSPIRATORY CO2 ["2" subscr.] INCREASED // WHEN RED BAND VISIBLE"; the right side bottom has a label which reads, "DRAIN COCK // SCREW DOWN TO OPEN // SCREW UP TO CLOSE"; the exhaust valve reads, "RELIEF VALVE EXHAUST // . WARNING . EXPLOSION HAZARD . WARNING . // DO NOT EXHAUST FLAMMABLE // AGENTS INTO VACUUM SYSTEM // SET TO LOWEST // PRESSURE WHEN // NOT IN USE TO // PROLONG LIFE // OF DIAPHRAGM // BBFF00588 // [manufacturer's name and address listed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 41.5 cm. x Width: 16.0 cm. x Depth: 33.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
The absorber arrived very dusty and dirty; the metal shows wear but little corrosion; a small patch of green corrosion product is visible on the bottom of the top piece at the front; the plastic shows some wear and has soda lime residue inside, but is uncracked and complete
Copy Type
Original
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anaesthesia absorber

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Dates
1963
circa 1963
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008129
Description
Ohio anaesthesia absorber, which consists of a two-chambered hollow cylindrical plastic section with metal top and bottom pieces and heavy wire protectors on the plastic chambers; the bottom of the absorber has a round metal base with a metal bar and a central threaded adjustable round knob, that a…
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Accession Number
997008129
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- absorber
Description
Ohio anaesthesia absorber, which consists of a two-chambered hollow cylindrical plastic section with metal top and bottom pieces and heavy wire protectors on the plastic chambers; the bottom of the absorber has a round metal base with a metal bar and a central threaded adjustable round knob, that allows the absorber to be fixed onto an anesthesia machine; the top of the absorber is round with a round central plastic-covered dial; at the front of the top are two valves; both valves have clear plastic bubble tops and round open ends, but the one at the right side also has a relief valve exhaust attachment area at the top and a cylindrical open tube at the bottom; this bottom piece had an attached rebreathing bag, which was removed and discarded due to the level of deterioration of the rubber; there is a rubber-covered metal cylindrical tube at the back of the absorber that runs from the top to the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Ohio Medical Products, a Division of Airco Inc.
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1963
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Patented in Canada in 1963
Material
rubber: black
metal: silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
The bottom of the top piece of the absorber has the number "7957" stamped on it; the top of the absorber reads, "Ohio ® // ANESTHESIA ABSORBER // MODEL NUMBER // AIRCO ® // Ohio Medical Products // A DIVISION OF AIRCO, INC. // MADISON, WISCONSIN . 53707 // SERIAL NUMBER // U.S. PAT. 3,088,810 // Patented in Canada 1963 // SAFETY PRECAUTIONS // Before connecting the absorber to each patient, make certain that: [four precautions listed] // INSTRUCTIONS // OUT // Change lime within 4 hours use after // color change begins in lower canister // [7 instructions listed] // IN"; the central dial reads, "MILLIMETERS OF MERCURY // CENTIMETERS OF WATER // [manufacturer's address listed and the dial is marked in increments from -10 to +60 for water and -10 to +50 for mercury]"; the rubber hose at the back has a label which reads, "Ohio Medical Products // CONDUCTIVE UL ["UL" encircled and superscr.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 36.2 cm. x Width: 19.7 cm. x Depth: 35.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The absorber arrived very dusty and dirty; the metal parts show some wear and there is green corrosion on the strip of metal between the plastic chambers; the attached rubber rebreathing bag was so deteriorated (cracked and brittle) that it was discarded; the rubber tube at the back is complete and flexible; all plastic parts are complete and show only minor wear shows some wear and has soda lime residue inside, but is uncracked and complete
Copy Type
Original
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anaesthesia humidifier control module

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Dates
1980
1995
circa 1980-1995
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008029
Description
Inter Med Bear humidifier, which consists of a square base on four short cylindrical plastic legs; the front of the humidifier has four lights at the left side: red to indicate "inoperative", yellow to indicate "add water", green to indicate "normal" and clear to indicate "wait"; the left side of t…
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Accession Number
997008029
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Analgesia -- instrumentation
Description
Inter Med Bear humidifier, which consists of a square base on four short cylindrical plastic legs; the front of the humidifier has four lights at the left side: red to indicate "inoperative", yellow to indicate "add water", green to indicate "normal" and clear to indicate "wait"; the left side of the front has a knob which controls water temperature in increments from "off" to 9; the top has an open and lock mechanism to attach another part; the back right of the base has an attached electrical cord; the right side of the humidifier has an attached paper maintenance label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Bear Medical Systems, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Riverside
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1980
1995
circa 1980-1995
Material
paper: black; white
metal: silver; yellow
plastic: blue; grey; black; red; green; yellow; clear
Inscriptions
The front of the humidifier reads, "HUMIDIFIER // INTER MED BEAR // FOR PATIENT SAFETY: CONTINUOUSLY MONITOR // INSPIRED GAS TEMPERATURE // WARNING TEMPERATURES // UP TO 125° F OR GREATER ARE // POSSIBLE AT THE PATIENT WVE // CAUTION // USE ONLY BY OR ON ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN AND ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH INSTRUCTION MANUAL. // ACCESSIBLE METAL SURFACES MAY EXCEED 50° C (122° F) // DANGER // POSSIBLE EXPLOSION HAZARD. DO NOT USE IN THE // PRESENCE OF FLAMMABLE ANESTHETICS."; the lights and knobs are individually labelled; the opening/locking mechanism on top is labelled; a small label on the upper right side reads, "HOTEL DIEU HOSPITAL // ASSET NO. 0917"; a paper lable below this reads, "HOTEL DIEU HOSPITAL // QUEEN'S BIO-MEDICAL ENGINEERING // PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE // Mar. 29/90 // 26 Oct. 90 // Mar 26/91"; manufacturer's labels on the bottom read, "HUMIDIFIER CONTROL MODULE // 51000-03631 // PART NO. // 117 // VOLTS // 60 // HZ // 120 // WATTS // 11.668 // SERIAL NO. // BEAR // Inter // Med // Bear Medical Systems, Inc. // Riverside, Ca. // DANGER -- POSSIBLE EXPLOSION HAZARD. DO NOT USE // IN THE PRESENCE OF FLAMMABLE ANESTHETICS // CSA [large "C" surrounds smaller "SA"] // LR28406 // CERTIFIED TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF // THE CANADIAN ELECTRICAL CODE. // CSA HAS NOT INVESTIGATED OTHER // PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS // STANDARD (C22.2 No. 125) // RISK CLASS (2G)" -- in English and French; "1.25 AMP // WARNING FOR CONTINUED PROTECTION // AGAINST FIRE HAZARD, REPLACE ONLY WITH // SAME TYPE AND RATING OF FUSE. // CAUTION ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD: DO // NOT REMOVE COVER. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL."; there is a paper
label around the electrical plug-in end which reads, "TO ACHIEVE RELIABLE // GROUND, PLUG INTO //
RECEPTACLE MARKED // "HOSPITAL GRADE" "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E2-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.2 cm. x Width: 15.8 cm. x Depth: 16.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The humidifier arrived very dirty and dusty; the humidifier shows some wear, but all parts are complete and undamaged; attachment for the top of the humidifier is missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
This humidifier was used to humidify I. C. U. gases
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anaesthesia inhaler mask strap

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Dates
1940
1970
circa 1940-1970
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008089
Description
Black rubber anaesthesia mask strap, which consists of a single piece of rubber with a square central section that has a round hole in the centre and four vertical straps coming off each corner; the vertical straps are flat and each have 22 small round holes punched into them; there is a small manu…
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Accession Number
997008089
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Black rubber anaesthesia mask strap, which consists of a single piece of rubber with a square central section that has a round hole in the centre and four vertical straps coming off each corner; the vertical straps are flat and each have 22 small round holes punched into them; there is a small manufacturer's label at the bottom of the central section.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Ohio Chemical & Surgical Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1970
circa 1940-1970
Material
rubber: black; red; white
Inscriptions
The manufacturer's label reads, "OHIO [enclosed in a diamond shape] // Ohio Chemical // CONDUCTIVE // UL ["U" superscr.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.6 cm. x Width: 68.2 cm. x Depth: 0.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask arrived dirty and dusty; the rubber has some very small cracks, but is still flexible; the manufacturer's label is cracked, but complete; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; similar to the strap illustrated in 1964 Ohio catalogue, p. 31
Research Facts
The strap was used to hold an anaesthesia mask down firmly onto a patient's face over the nose and mouth
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery - Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 18, 2001
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anaesthesia mask

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008065
Description
Foregger anaesthesia mask which consists of a round patterned metal mount with a short piece of hollow cylindrical tubing attached; the tubing is bent at a round 45 deg. angle and is round and open at the end; the mount is attached to a see-through convex-shaped body; the edge of the mask is made o…
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Accession Number
997008065
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask
Description
Foregger anaesthesia mask which consists of a round patterned metal mount with a short piece of hollow cylindrical tubing attached; the tubing is bent at a round 45 deg. angle and is round and open at the end; the mount is attached to a see-through convex-shaped body; the edge of the mask is made of soft dark green rubber and it attaches to the body with a series of five cone-shaped pieces which fit through holes in the bottom of the mask; the top edge of the mask has a short cylindrical rubber and metal piece sticking out.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Foregger
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
rubber: dark green
plastic: light green
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The tube attached to the mount is stamped, "FOREGGER"; the body of the mask has raised lettering which reads, "SMALL // PATENT NO. 2,540,567"; there is also a company logo with the letters "RAI" inside a square
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-1B-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.2 cm. x Width: 10.6 cm. x Depth: 9.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask arrived dirty and dusty; the metal parts show some wear, but no corrosion; the plastic body shows wear, but is complete and shows no cracks or breaks; the rubber edge shows some deterioration; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; "Understanding Anaesthetic Equipment: Construction, Care and Complications" by Jerry A. Dorsch, M.D., and Susan E. Dorsch, M.D., 1975, p. 223 (similar to item in fig. 12-9) ; see 997.023.001 and .002 and 997.008.021 and .064
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery - Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001
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