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Beaver eye blade

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
004029018
Description
A Beaver eye blade consisting of a tiny knife in a blue plastic case; the case has a window on the top making the blade visible; it is sealed in a cellophane wrapper.
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Accession Number
004029018
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Description
A Beaver eye blade consisting of a tiny knife in a blue plastic case; the case has a window on the top making the blade visible; it is sealed in a cellophane wrapper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From KGH.
Maker
Beaver
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Appears in a 1960 catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
plastic: blue
cellophane: clear
Inscriptions
"Beaver [in script] // EYE BLADE // STAINLESS STEEL" and "AUTOCLAVABLE" printed on the top of the case
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 15.4 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1960, p. 306 (see attached photocopies); CD #6.
Research Facts
The blade would attach to a separate handle.
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bedside disposal bag

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970 - 1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
998030001
Description
A brown paper bedside disposal bag; rectangular shape; has an adhesive tab at the top of the bag; has printed text with manufacturer and product information.
Accession Number
998030001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Care
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Motion Sickness
Description
A brown paper bedside disposal bag; rectangular shape; has an adhesive tab at the top of the bag; has printed text with manufacturer and product information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Trutest
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970 - 1980
Date Remarks
Donor information.
Material
paper: brown
ink: red
Inscriptions
Printed on the front of the bag: "TRUTEST // FLAME RETARDANT-MOISTURE RESISTANT // BEDSIDE DISPOSAL BAG // INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE: // Self-adhesive tab. To expose sticky side // of tape, remove paper backing.".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 33.1 cm x Width 15.4 cm
Condition Remarks
A bit of staining on the front of the bag; a few tears on the sides of the bag halfway down; a tear near the adhesive strip on the back of the bag.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Web site: Wikipedia
Research Facts
Also know as a sic sac, barf bag, airsick bag or emesis containment system which is better than the spills from a standard emesis basin. Airlines also use these disposal bags for motion sickness.
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bedside disposal bag

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970 -1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
998030002
Description
A brown paper bedside disposal bag; rectangular shape; has an adhesive tab at the top of the bag; has printed text with manufacturer and product information.
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Accession Number
998030002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Care
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Motion Sickness
Description
A brown paper bedside disposal bag; rectangular shape; has an adhesive tab at the top of the bag; has printed text with manufacturer and product information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Trutest
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970 -1980
Date Remarks
Donor information.
Material
paper: brown
ink: red
Inscriptions
Printed on the front of the bag: "TRUTEST // FLAME RETARDANT-MOISTURE RESISTANT // BEDSIDE DISPOSAL BAG // INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE: // Self-adhesive tab. To expose sticky side // of tape, remove paper backing.".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 33.1 cm x Width 15.4 cm
Condition Remarks
A short tear on the bag half way down.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Web site: Wikipedia; CD #3
Research Facts
Also known as a sic sac, barf bag, airsick bag or emesis containment system which is better than the spills from a standard emesis basin. Airlines also use thee disposal bags for motion sickness.
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Bellucci middle ear scissors

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Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
004025002
Description
A pair of Bellucci alligator scissors consisting of two handles with rings for the fingers which join at the end and connect to a shaft which extends away at a 90 degree angle and ending in two very tiny scissor blades.
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Accession Number
004025002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears
Description
A pair of Bellucci alligator scissors consisting of two handles with rings for the fingers which join at the end and connect to a shaft which extends away at a 90 degree angle and ending in two very tiny scissor blades.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From KGH purchasing department.
Maker
Storz
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Appears in a 1966 Storz catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"STORZ // Stainless" engraved on one of the handles with "N1705/ QH" printed on the other. "GERMANY" engraved on one of the handles.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-16
Dimension Notes
Length 13.7 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Catalogue," Storz Instrument Co., 9th ed., St. Louis, 1966, p. 75 (see attached photocopy); CD #6.
Research Facts
Used in the middle ear.
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Bivale nasal speculum

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
998001013
Description
Nasal speculum with blades held together by a screw; easily disjointed; a spring clip holds handles apart and provides tension and is removable with a screwdriver.
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Accession Number
998001013
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- nasal
Description
Nasal speculum with blades held together by a screw; easily disjointed; a spring clip holds handles apart and provides tension and is removable with a screwdriver.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at KGH
Maker
Storz
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Imprinted into handle: "2 // Storz - // Stainless";"GERMANY"; "34"; printed on handle: "N2122"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Online Medical Dictionary: "MedicineNet"; "Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings," 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 244 (similar to item # 5318); CD #1.
Research Facts
An instrument used to widen the opening of a nostril so the inside can be more easily seen; "speculum" is the Latin word for mirror.
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Dates
1960
1962
circa 1960-1962
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000020001
Description
Green and black wool blanket with a black stripe across the top and bottom ends; date machine-embroidered in bottom black stripe.
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Accession Number
000020001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Textiles
Description
Green and black wool blanket with a black stripe across the top and bottom ends; date machine-embroidered in bottom black stripe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Returned to the Kingston General Hospital chaplain in 2000 with an anonymous note stating that the donor had stolen it 29 years earlier.
Maker
Horn Brothers
Dates
1960
1962
circa 1960-1962
Date Remarks
Based on date embroidered on blanket.
Material
fabric: black, green, pink
Inscriptions
Stitched in pink thread: "9 / 11/ 62"; printed on sewn on fabric patch: "CANADIAN MADE // H. B. // HORN BROS. // PURE WOOL".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-CLOSET
Temporary Location
On exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital," Nov. 13, 2008 (in restored room 1016).
Dimension Notes
Length 1.92 m x Width 1.52 m x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor discolouration and slight fuzzing of wool surface.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
Upon return, item had the follow note written in blue pen on a post-it note attached: "To Whom It May Concern - I stoled this blanket 29 years ago, The Lord told I must return it to-day. Please forgive me."
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bottle of absolute ethyl alcohol

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Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
998002009 a-b
Description
A clear cylindrical glass bottle with screw off metal cap, a third full with a clear liquid; paper labels on front and back of bottle; non-removable cap.
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Accession Number
998002009 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
A clear cylindrical glass bottle with screw off metal cap, a third full with a clear liquid; paper labels on front and back of bottle; non-removable cap.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 17.9 cm x Diam. 24.4 cm
b - cap - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
metal: black
liquid: clear
paper: white
ink: black, red, orange
Inscriptions
Printed in red on white sticker: "FLAMMABLE"; printed in black ink on white sticker: "Absolute Ethyl Alcohol"; printed in black on white sticker: "KGH DEPT OF PHARMACY SERVICES // STOCK FAPC // ETHYL ALCOHOL 99% "; printed in black on orange sticker: " FOR EXTERNAL USE // ONLY".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Slight wear on labels
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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capillary pipette

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Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
998001003
Description
Capillary pipette consists of a bulb, attached to a capillary tube; a small plastic bead is inside the bulb; measurements are from 0.01 to 101.
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Accession Number
998001003
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- pipette
Description
Capillary pipette consists of a bulb, attached to a capillary tube; a small plastic bead is inside the bulb; measurements are from 0.01 to 101.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at KGH
Maker
Fisher Scientific Company
Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Date Remarks
Based on appearance.
Material
glass: translucent
plastic: red
ink: brown, white
Inscriptions
Printed on pipette: "+/- 1% FISHERbrand #13-645-27 984 // 101 // 1 // 0.5"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-11
Dimension Notes
Length 11.8 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Beth Orr, KGH; CD #6.
Research Facts
Thermometer used for measuring capillary gravity by blowing or sucking the end of the measure.
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cement restrictor inserter

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Dates
1993
circa 1993
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
004029004
Description
A cement restrictor inserter; T shaped; consists of a handle which is made of a short metal shaft, and a long shaft which extends at 90 degrees from the handle with a threaded screw like end; calibrated in centimeters from 10 to 25.
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Accession Number
004029004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
A cement restrictor inserter; T shaped; consists of a handle which is made of a short metal shaft, and a long shaft which extends at 90 degrees from the handle with a threaded screw like end; calibrated in centimeters from 10 to 25.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used for hip replacement surgery at KGH.
Maker
Depuy
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1993
circa 1993
Date Remarks
Appears in a 1993 Depuy catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Depuy 5460-02" printed on the handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 31.3 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"DePuy Product Portfolio, Instruments," Warsaw, Indiana, 1993, p. 68 (see attached photocopy); CD #7
Research Facts
This device is used to position either the cement restrictor trials or implants at the distal end of the medullary canal; the screw at the end attaches to the threaded holes in 004.029.003.
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cement restrictor trial set

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Dates
1993
circa 1993
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
004029003 a-g
Description
A set of trial cement restrictors which are small cylindrical metal objects with screw holes on the tops and bottoms; each tapers slightly towards the top.
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Accession Number
004029003 a-g
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
A set of trial cement restrictors which are small cylindrical metal objects with screw holes on the tops and bottoms; each tapers slightly towards the top.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - cement restrictor trial - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
b - cement restrictor trial - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
c - cement restrictor trial - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
d - cement restrictor trial - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
e - cement restrictor trial - Size: Length 2.1cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
f - cement restrictor trial - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
g - cement restrictor trial - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Provenance
They were used for hip replacement surgery at KGH.
Maker
Depuy
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1993
circa 1993
Date Remarks
Appear in a 1993 Depuy catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Each device has a number from 1-7 printed on the bottom, increasing with size.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"DePuy Product Portfolio, Reconstructive Products," Warsaw, Indiana, 1993, p. 9 (see attached photocopy); "DePuy Product Portfolio, Instruments," Warsaw, Indiana, 1993, p. 68 (see attached photocopy).
"Internet: Isotis: Tissue Engineers"; CD #7
Research Facts
These devices are used for determining the proper fit for the real cement restrictors which would be used in hip replacement surgery to keep the cement from leaking down the femur shaft.
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