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pleural nebulizer

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Dates
1970
2000
circa 1970-2000
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Thoracic Surgery
Accession Number
004025006 a-c
Description
Nebulizer has a circular base (a) with a hollow container rising from the centre; top (b) is threaded for attachment of a long, hollow, stainless steel tube (c); at the end is an adaptor for a rubberized bulb (missing).
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Accession Number
004025006 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Thoracic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- nebulizer
Description
Nebulizer has a circular base (a) with a hollow container rising from the centre; top (b) is threaded for attachment of a long, hollow, stainless steel tube (c); at the end is an adaptor for a rubberized bulb (missing).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
b - top - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
c - "tube" - Size: Length 17.25 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
From Kingston General Hospital purchasing department.
Maker
Down Bros.
Site Made (City)
Sutton
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1970
2000
circa 1970-2000
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"DOWNS England" stamped into the base.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Condition Remarks
Scratches on hollow container and base; some corrosion on rim of base.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
C. Kelly; Pilling, George F. & Son Co., "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," Philadelphia, 1932, p. 140 (item # P6812)
Research Facts
For blowing sterile powder between pleura and lung in cases of severe post-surgical chest infections.
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