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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
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
998002008 a-f
Description
Three piece battery operated diagnostic set in zippered (b) leatherette case in side (a) original cardboard box containing, (c) opthalomoscope, (d) ear speculum (e) battery handle for attaching diagnostic tools resting in fitted plastic moulds and (f) rechargeable battery expired in 1983.
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Accession Number
998002008 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Ophthalmoscopy
Description
Three piece battery operated diagnostic set in zippered (b) leatherette case in side (a) original cardboard box containing, (c) opthalomoscope, (d) ear speculum (e) battery handle for attaching diagnostic tools resting in fitted plastic moulds and (f) rechargeable battery expired in 1983.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - cardboard box - Size: Length 19.4 cm x Width 12.1cm x Depth 4.3cm
b - leather case - Size: Length 18.7cm x Width 11.4 cm x Depth 4.2 cm
c - ophthalmoscope - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
d - ear speculum - Size: Length 6.1cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
e - battery handle - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
f - battery - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Welch Allyn
Site Made (City)
Skaneateles Falls
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
ink: green, white, black
fabric: black
plastic: cream, black, grey
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on top and bottom of cardboard box, " WELCH ALLYN // Diagnostic Set"; Sticker on top of box of model number, "99501"; Scratched into equipment, "OPD 637".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-14
Condition Remarks
Scratches and minimal wear; missing accesories for ear speculum.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Storz Surgical Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company, 1966, p. 403; CD #2
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ear syringe bulb

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Dates
1940
1970
1940-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
998001011
Description
Ear syringe bulb is a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb with a long tapered tip; a round opening is visible at the bottom end of the rubber bulb.
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Accession Number
998001011
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Ear syringe bulb is a round, hollow red rubber squeeze bulb with a long tapered tip; a round opening is visible at the bottom end of the rubber bulb.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at KGH
Dates
1940
1970
1940-1970
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
rubber: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-8
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Diam 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber bulb is very rigid.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 177 (similar to item #6H-590-3); CD #1.
Research Facts
Ear syringes are used for aspirating and irrigating pus in external ear.
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ear syringe bulb

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Dates
1960
1970
1960-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
998001012
Description
Ear syringe bulb is a round, hollow white plastic squeeze bulb with a long tapered tip; a round opening is visible at the bottom end of the bulb.
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Accession Number
998001012
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Ear syringe bulb is a round, hollow white plastic squeeze bulb with a long tapered tip; a round opening is visible at the bottom end of the bulb.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at KGH
Dates
1960
1970
1960-1970
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
plastic: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-8
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Diam 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Slightly rigid
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 177 (similar to item #6H-590-1); CD #1.
Research Facts
Ear syringes are used for aspirating and irrigating pus in external ear.
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Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
998001005 a-f
Description
B-D Empire Syringe Set consists of (a) chrome-plated brass syringe that has a small threaded opening at one end; the other end has a handle consisting of 3 rings; the middle ring extends out of the cylinder by way of a measured rod; syringe capacity is 10 cc to 120 cc; (b) Pomeroy ear tip; (c) Po…
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Accession Number
998001005 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
B-D Empire Syringe Set consists of (a) chrome-plated brass syringe that has a small threaded opening at one end; the other end has a handle consisting of 3 rings; the middle ring extends out of the cylinder by way of a measured rod; syringe capacity is 10 cc to 120 cc; (b) Pomeroy ear tip; (c) Pomeroy ear tip; (d) Kraemer bulbous ear tip; (e) Luer-Lok adapter, (f) Storz irrigator/suction tube.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - syringe - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Diam. 14.2 cm
b - nozzle - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
c - nozzle - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
d - nozzle - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 4.6 cm
e - attachment - Size: Depth 2.3 x Diam. 4.5 cm
f - irrigator/suction tube - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
Provenance
Used at KGH
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Matches model in supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) "B-D EMPIRE // 4 OUNCE" engraved into top of syringe; "APC // APC", scratched into handle "F.C.U."; engraved onto opposite side of measuring rod (b) "F.C.U.", scratched into nozzles, and (f) "5 // storz" engraved onto finger rest
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Condition Remarks
Slight scratches; metal chips on syringe top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies", J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., 1060 p 287 (similar to items 6-478/4, 6-478/K, 6-478/D, 6-478/P); "A comprehensive Guide to Purchasing", V. Mueller and Co., 1956 p. 84 (similar to item AU-1320); CD #1.
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head mirror with headband

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Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
998002003 a-c
Description
Reflector head mirror with headband consists of an (a) adjustable long, flat piece of opaque plastic attached to (b) adjustable head mirror via (c) ball and socket joint and clamp; head mirror is flat and circular with a small hole through the centre; head mirror is backed by black plastic.
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Accession Number
998002003 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Description
Reflector head mirror with headband consists of an (a) adjustable long, flat piece of opaque plastic attached to (b) adjustable head mirror via (c) ball and socket joint and clamp; head mirror is flat and circular with a small hole through the centre; head mirror is backed by black plastic.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - headband - Size: Width 3.0 cm x Diam 19.2 cm
b - mirror - Size: Width 2.0 cm x Diam 7.8 cm
c - socket clamp - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Used at KGH
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Date Remarks
Based on appearance.
Material
plastic: cream, black
metal: silver
glass: mirrored
Inscriptions
Scratched into back of mirror: "ENT"; imprinted on metal joint and sucket clamp: "MADE IN GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-2
Condition Remarks
Headband has yellowed inside and shows wear scratches where band slides to overlap.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 210 (similar to item #6H-750); on-line medical dictionary; CD #6.
Research Facts
Reflector mirror with headband was used to project a beam of light into a cavity, such as the nose or larynx, for purposes of examination and diagnosis
Exhibit History
On exhibit 100TH Anniversary of Public Health Canada, Ottawa L-2019-7 27 Nov – 2 Dec 2019
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