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adult intubation model

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2014
Dates
1943
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
997023012 a-b
Description
Adult intubation model in case, which consists of (a) a life-sized plastic model of the head, neck and upper chest of a man; the chest is cut away to show the stomach and lungs as well as the tracheal and bronchial tubes; the model is attached to a flat metal base; there are electrical wires leadin…
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Accession Number
997023012 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Models, Anatomic
Manikins
Resuscitation -- education
Description
Adult intubation model in case, which consists of (a) a life-sized plastic model of the head, neck and upper chest of a man; the chest is cut away to show the stomach and lungs as well as the tracheal and bronchial tubes; the model is attached to a flat metal base; there are electrical wires leading from the model to the base and a red light on the base; the bottom of the model has a battery chamber; the model fits into (b) a plastic suitcase, that is rectangular in shape and has a lid which is hinged onto the bottom by a hinge at the back; the front of the suitcase has a plastic handle and two metal clasps; the inside bottom of the case has a nylon strap that holds the model in place.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - intubation model - Length 66.3 cm. x Width 35.8 cm. x Depth 33.4 cm.
b - case (closed) - Length 73.4 cm. x Width 41.8 cm. x Depth 26.6 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Laerdal Medical Corp.
Site Made (Country)
Norway
Dates
1943
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
metal: silver; grey
plastic: flesh tone; grey; brown; yellow; red; blue; black; clear
nylon: grey
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
(a) Manufacturer's label reads, "LAERDAL // ADULT INTUBATION MODEL // MADE IN NORWAY // LAERDAL MEDICAL CORP. 136 Marbledale Rd., Tuckahoe, N.Y. 10707"; a paper label on the base reads, " - "[ti]ssues" inside this model's mouth and // [throa]t are, as far as possible, made to resemble // [tho]se of a human. Reasonable care, therefore, // [sh]ould be taken in not tearing the tongue and // [e]piglottis. Before each training session, spray // mouth and throat area with silicone spray // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // STAVANGER - NORWAY"; missing areas of label in brackets; another half label reads, "-- unscrewing the screw in // -- of the mounting board" in four languages: English, French, Norwegian (?) and German (?); (b) labels on the suitcase read, "ADULT INTUBATION MODEL // 1943 // Made in Norway"; "LAERDAL // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // Stravanger - Norway" and "Sold and Serviced Exclusively by // SAFETY // SUPPLY // COMPANY // 214 KING ST., E. // TORONTO, ONT. // M5A 1J8 // BRANCHES // ACROSS // CANADA"; there are also words written on the outside of the suitcase in magic marker, which read, "PLEASE SEND // TO [downward arrow] // DEPT. OF // ANAESTHESIA // K.G.H."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T2-3
Condition Remarks
(a) The model appears to be complete and shows little damage; the left nostril on the model's nose is stretched out of shape and the battery compartment at the bottom shows staining from corroded batteries; the lungs will hold air; (b) the suitcase is complete and undamaged; the outside shows minor wear and the front clasps open and close easily; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 25 1997-Oct. 24, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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anaesthesia hose valve

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2004
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023002
Description
Anaesthetic machine hose valve, which consists of a length of hollow cylindrical molded plastic tubing which is open at both ends; one end has a round metal ring around the outside edge and has a larger diameter than the other end, which is tapered and smooth; there is a threaded metal exhaust valv…
Accession Number
997023002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Anaesthetic machine hose valve, which consists of a length of hollow cylindrical molded plastic tubing which is open at both ends; one end has a round metal ring around the outside edge and has a larger diameter than the other end, which is tapered and smooth; there is a threaded metal exhaust valve which comes up from the centre of the tube; this valve is round and can be raised and lowered to regulate gas pressure.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
The British Oxygen Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
The letters "BOC" are stamped into the metal valve on the top; raised letters on the outside of the plastic tube read, "BOC // PATT. APP FOR // MADE IN ENGLAND" and "BS No 3849" // X CONDUCTIVE // PART REF 372991."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-1B-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.4 cm. x Width: 4.7 cm. x Depth: 3.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
The valve arrived dirty and dusty; the plastic parts show some wear, but are complete and undamaged; the end with the metal ring has some white residue which cannot be easily removed; the metal parts are complete, show no corrosion and little wear and move easily; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The valves were used to attach anaesthetic breathing hoses to masks and to regulate the pressure of gases being delivered to the patient via the hose; this valve arrived with connector (997.023.001) and was attached to anaesthesia mask (997.008.065) and hose (998.008.064) on anaesthesia machine (997.008.021) by Dr. Matthews; stored as part of 997.008.021
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001
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anaesthesia pin index system

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2012
Dates
1940
1970
circa 1940-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023010
Description
Safety cap and spout with a pin index attachment; this consists of a round red cap which is threaded inside and has two rounded notches cut on the lower side edges; there is a hole in the top of the cap with a plastic tube going through it; the plastic tube has another tube (corrugated) around it…
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Accession Number
997023010
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Safety cap and spout with a pin index attachment; this consists of a round red cap which is threaded inside and has two rounded notches cut on the lower side edges; there is a hole in the top of the cap with a plastic tube going through it; the plastic tube has another tube (corrugated) around it; this tube has round metal pieces at the top and bottom; the end of the tube has a pin index piece of plastic, rectangular in shape with two holes in the bottom; this pin index will only fit into a halothane vaporizer.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Ohmeda
Dates
1940
1970
circa 1940-1970
Material
metal: black
plastic: white; clear; red
Inscriptions
Raised lettering on the top of the cap read, "HALOTHANE // Ohmeda"; the pin index piece is stamped, "010096"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.3 cm. x Diam. : 4.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The plastic shows some very minor wear, but is complete; the tubes are flexible and uncracked; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
This cap will fit onto the top of a bottle of halothane anaesthetic -- the notches will correspond; the pin index system ensures that the proper anaesthetic agent is put into a vaporizer; this is done by having unique pin index shapes for each anaesthetic agent
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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Anatomic Anne [adult intubation model]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2016
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
997023014 a-h
Description
Anatomic model in a case, which consists of (a) a rectangular wood and cardboard suitcase that has a lid hinged onto the bottom with three hinges at the back; the top and bottom of the suitcase are reinforced with flat strips of wood and the corners with heavy plastic pieces; there are clasps with …
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Accession Number
997023014 a-h
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Models, Anatomic
Manikins
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- education
Description
Anatomic model in a case, which consists of (a) a rectangular wood and cardboard suitcase that has a lid hinged onto the bottom with three hinges at the back; the top and bottom of the suitcase are reinforced with flat strips of wood and the corners with heavy plastic pieces; there are clasps with locks at the front, left and right, and a handle in the centre; the inside of the suitcase has a piece of leather which supports the lid when opened; the bottom has four cloth straps set into it and there are two more at the top of the bottom half of the case; the suitcase stores (b) an anatomic model, which is set onto a flat rectangular wooden base; the model represents a cut-away human heart and lungs; (c) a model of a human head fits onto (b); this model shows the head of a woman who has blonde hair held back with a white hairband; the model is made of plastic (except the hair) with a central metal base; this base hooks onto (b); the model head is held in place in the suitcase by (d) a square cardboard box with an open top and an oval hole cut in one side for the neck of the model; also included in the suitcase with the model are: (e) an instruction card with printed information on heavy paper cut into a circle; the card gives instructions on how to make a formed sheet to cover the model's nose and mouth, using (f) a plastic form which is triangular in shape, with rounded points and cut-out spaces for the nose and mouth; the form was to be used with a forming apparatus and plastic sheets, but these are missing; (g) a cylindrical plastic bottle of alcohol (now empty) is also included to use as a disinfectant for the model between trainees; the bottle has a cylindrical tapered neck and a round cap; there is a printed paper label on the outside which has instructions in four languages; (h) a printed sheet of paper lists the methods of proper use and care of the Anatomic Anne model; this sheet is stored in a clear plastic cover; also with the model (but not catalogued) are some gauze pads.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - case (closed) - Length 65.0 cm. x Width 42.0 cm. x Depth 25.5 cm.
b - model base - Length 61.1 cm. x Width 38.0 cm. x Depth 21.3 cm.
c - model head - Length 21.5 cm. x Width 20.0 cm. x Depth 20.1 cm.
d - box - Length 21.4 cm. x Width 20.4 cm. x Depth 21.3 cm.
e - instruction card - Depth 0.1 cm. x Diameter12.9 cm.
f - form - Length 8.3 cm. x Width 8.1 cm. x Depth 1.3 cm.
g - alcohol container - Length 20.8 cm. x Diameter6.2 cm.
h - information sheet - Length 21.6 cm. x Width 30.1 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Asmund S. Laerdal
Site Made (City)
Stavanger
Site Made (Country)
Norway
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
plastic: green; flesh tone; white
cardboard: grey; green
wood: beige
metal: silver; green
leather: black
fabric: green
fake hair (nylon?): blonde
paper: white
Inscriptions
(a) Writing in magic marker on the lid reads, "ANAESTHESIOLOGY // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL"; a piece of masking tape on the case front is written on and reads, "DOUGLAS 2 ANAESTHESIA OK"' a label on the lid inside reads, "SOLD AND SERVICED EXCLUSIVELY BY // Safeco SAFETY SUPPLY CO. Safeco // HEAD OFFICE AND FACTORY 214 KING STREET EAST TORONTO 2, ONTARIO"; address elsewhere also listed; (b) a label on the base reads, "Anatomic Anne // MADE BY // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // STAVANGER - NORWAY"; a piece of cloth tape on the base has, "ANAESTHESIA // K.G.H." written on it; (e) card reads, "DIRECTIONS // FOR USE // [listed]"; (g) the sheet lists information on "ANATOMIC ANNE" under the headings of, "GENERAL SANITATION AND MAINTENANCE", "DISINFECTION OF ANATOMIC ANNE DURING TRAINING" and "PACKING OF ANATOMIC ANNE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T2-4
Condition Remarks
(a) The case is very worn and has break points at the top; the inside paper is missing many small sections; (b,c) the model is stained and worn, but appears complete; (d) the box is worn, but complete; (e) the instruction card has no damage, and all printing is visible; (f) the form is very worn; it is cracked in the middle and has a broken section at the bottom; there are no missing sections; (g) the container is stained, but complete, with no cracks; the label is stained but fully legible; (h) the instruction sheet shows minor staining, but is complete and fully legible; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The model is a training aid which simulates human breathing and thorax systems, including blood flow; it could also be used to instruct for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Baxter Circle Anaesthesia System

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2006
Dates
1990
1997
circa 1990-1997
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023004 a-c
Description
Circle anaesthesia system, which consists of (a) two lengths of clear plastic corrugated breathing hose, joined together at one end to form a single round opening (for attachment of (b), the gas sampling elbow); the single tube ends are both round and open (for attachment to inlet and outlet nozzle…
Accession Number
997023004 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Circle anaesthesia system, which consists of (a) two lengths of clear plastic corrugated breathing hose, joined together at one end to form a single round opening (for attachment of (b), the gas sampling elbow); the single tube ends are both round and open (for attachment to inlet and outlet nozzles on an absorber); (b) the gas sampling elbow attaches onto the single opening on (a); the elbow is made of a hollow cylindrical piece of clear plastic tubing bent at a 90 deg. angle; there is a blue plastic cap just above the bend which covers a round hole in the tubing; both ends of the elbow are open and round; one end fits into (a), the other is for the attachment of an anaesthesia mask; (c) anaesthetic rebreathing mask which is made of a single piece of oval-shaped hollow grey rubber, tapered at both ends; the bottom and sides are closed and there is a closed cylindrical piece at the bottom; the top of the bag is open with a round plastic connector inserted in and taped on to provide an airtight seal; information is stamped on the back in black lettering; Note: Item is missing (Nov. 2005).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - two joined hoses - Size: Length 113.8 cm. x Width 4.9 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm.
b - gas sampling elbow - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 2.4 cm.
c - rebreathing bag (uninflated) - Size: Length 32.7 cm. x Width 8.4 cm. x Depth 3.1 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Baxter Corporation
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1990
1997
circa 1990-1997
Date Remarks
Taken from stock currently being used at Kingston General Hospital at time of donation
Material
rubber: grey
plastic: grey; clear; blue
tape: white
Inscriptions
(a) the number "4" is raised on the plastic where the two tubes join; (c) the rebreathing bag is stamped "2L // SINGLE USE ONLY // NON CONDUCTIVE"; manufacturing information listed on a piece of paper enclosed with the system reads, "Cat. 19408-212 // Baxter // Circle // Anaesthesia // System // 22 mm x 120 cm (40") // with Gas Sampling Elbow // 2 Litre Rebreather Bag // (L) A7E07 // Single Patient Use // Made in Canada // Distributed by // Baxter Corporation // Toronto, Ontario, Canada" - in English and French (original attached)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-1
Temporary Location
Circle anaesthesia system was puto onto the Ohio Modulus Anaesthetic Gas Machine
Condition Remarks
The system arrived new and in its original packaging; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; see product information label (attached)
Research Facts
Circle anaesthesia system was puto onto the Ohio Modulus Anaesthetic Gas Machine (on loan from OHMEDA - a division of BOC Canada Ltd.) by Dr. Matthews
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997023001
Description
Hollow cylindrical metal connector which is open at both ends; one end has 5 raised ridges along the outside edge; the centre of the connector has a round patterned metal ring around it; the other end is smooth; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
997023001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- connector
Description
Hollow cylindrical metal connector which is open at both ends; one end has 5 raised ridges along the outside edge; the centre of the connector has a round patterned metal ring around it; the other end is smooth; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Diam. : 3.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
The connector arrived dirty and dusty; the metal shows some wear, but no corrosion is visible; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The connectors were used to attach valves to anaesthetic breathing hoses on machines; this connector came with valve (997.023.002); the connector was attached to breathing hose (997.008.064) and
the valve attached to anaesthesia mask (997.008.065) on anaesthesia machine (997.008.021) by Dr. Matthews
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001
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electrocardiogram connection cords

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2008
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997023006
Description
E.C.G. electrocardiogram cord, which consists of a square central piece with four electrical cords running out of it; the top of the central piece has a long cord with an ECG input plug at the end; the bottom of the central piece has three long ECG lead cords with round metal and plastic pieces at …
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Accession Number
997023006
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
E.C.G. electrocardiogram cord, which consists of a square central piece with four electrical cords running out of it; the top of the central piece has a long cord with an ECG input plug at the end; the bottom of the central piece has three long ECG lead cords with round metal and plastic pieces at the ends, for LL, LA, and RA; there is a metal alligator clip on the ECG input cord about half-way across.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
General Electric
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Material
metal: silver
plastic: blue; black; white; red
Inscriptions
The front of the central piece has a plastic label which reads, "G®" // ® // MOD // 35151 // SER // 26160"; the metal part of the ECG input plug is stamped "97-3106A-14S-5P (212)(639)"; "GC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-8
Dimension Notes
Length: 366.6 cm. x Width: 3.7 cm. x Depth: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
The ECG cord arrived slightly dusty and dirty; there are some black scuff marks on the plastic, but no cracks or other damage; #2 no new damage; #3: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
Cord attached to patient monitor (997.023.005) by Dr. Matthews and put on the Ohio Modulus Anaesthetic Gas Machine (on loan from OHMEDA - a division of BOC Canada Ltd.)
GC logo = manufactured at Graphic Controls, on Herbet Street Gananqoue, Ontario; fabricated medical charts and products
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 16 1997-Oct. 24, 2001
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endotracheal tube

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2015
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997023013
Description
Endotracheal tube, which consists of a hollow clear plastic cylindrical tube that is slanted and open at the tip (patient end) and open with a cylindrical end and rectangular holding piece at the machine end; there is a blue strip running along the entire length of the tube; there is an inflatable …
Accession Number
997023013
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Intubation, Intratracheal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Endotracheal tube, which consists of a hollow clear plastic cylindrical tube that is slanted and
open at the tip (patient end) and open with a cylindrical end and rectangular holding piece at the
machine end; there is a blue strip running along the entire length of the tube; there is an inflatable
clear plastic cuff near the tip and a pilot balloon attached to the tube by a small clear
plastic flexible tube; the pilot balloon is cylindrical in shape and tapered at one end to fit onto
the flexible tube; the pilot balloon will partially inflate the cuff when squeezed; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Mallinckrodt
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Date Remarks
Disposable tubes used in the 1990's
Material
plastic: clear; blue
Inscriptions
Printed lettering on the tube reads, "Mallinckrodt ® I.D. 8.0 Do Not Reuse
^18 ^20 ^22 ^24 [each "^" represents a filled-in triangle] 8.0 Oral"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-10
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length: 28.5 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
All of the plastic parts are complete and undamaged; the inflatable cuff and pilot balloon are
flexible and working; the endotracheal tube appears to never have been used; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Dr. John Sikora; Rusch of Canada Limited Anaesthesia Accessories catalogue; "Understanding Anaesthetic
Equipment", 3rd edition, by Jerry A. Dorsch and Susan E. Dorsch, 1994, p. 441 (see attached
photocopy); similar to 997.023.015 and 997.023.016
Research Facts
The blue line is used for x-ray detection, so that the doctor can tell exactly where the tube is
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 25 1997-Oct. 24, 2001
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endotracheal tube

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2017
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997023015
Description
Endotracheal tube, which consists of a hollow clear plastic cylindrical tube that is slanted and open at the tip (patient end) and open with a cylindrical end and rectangular holding piece at the machine end; there is a blue strip running along the entire length of the tube; there is an inflatable …
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Accession Number
997023015
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Intubation, Intratracheal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Endotracheal tube, which consists of a hollow clear plastic cylindrical tube that is slanted and
open at the tip (patient end) and open with a cylindrical end and rectangular holding piece at the
machine end; there is a blue strip running along the entire length of the tube; there is an inflatable
clear plastic cuff near the tip and a pilot balloon attached to the tube by a small clear
plastic flexible tube; the pilot balloon is cylindrical in shape and tapered at one end to fit onto
the flexible tube; the pilot balloon will partially inflate the cuff when squeezed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Mallinckrodt
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Date Remarks
Disposable endotracheal tubes used in the 1990's
Material
plastic: clear; blue
Inscriptions
Printed lettering on the tube reads, "Mallinckrodt ® I.D. 7.0 Do Not Reuse
^16 ^18 ^20 ^22 ^7.0 [each "^" represents a filled-in triangle] 7.0 Oral
Nasal ^ 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.9 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
All parts of the endotracheal tube show no evidence of wear and there is no damage; flexible parts
are all flexible; the endotracheal tube appears to be unused; #2: rubber - requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. John Sikora; Rusch of Canada Limited Anaesthesia Accessories catalogue; "Understanding Anaesthetic
Equipment", 3rd edition, by Jerry A. Dorsch and Susan E. Dorsch, 1994, p. 441 (see attached
photocopy); similar to 997.023.013 and 997.023.016; CD #7
Research Facts
The blue line is used for x-ray detection, so that the doctor can tell exactly where the tube is
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endotracheal tube

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2018
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997023016
Description
Endotracheal tube, which consists of a hollow clear plastic cylindrical tube that is slanted and open at the tip (patient end) and open with a cylindrical end and rectangular holding piece at the machine end; there is a blue strip running along the entire length of the tube; there is an inflatable …
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Accession Number
997023016
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Intubation, Intratracheal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
Endotracheal tube, which consists of a hollow clear plastic cylindrical tube that is slanted and
open at the tip (patient end) and open with a cylindrical end and rectangular holding piece at the
machine end; there is a blue strip running along the entire length of the tube; there is an inflatable
clear plastic cuff near the tip and a pilot balloon attached to the tube by a small clear
plastic flexible tube; the pilot balloon is cylindrical in shape and tapered at one end to fit onto
the flexible tube; the pilot balloon will partially inflate the cuff when squeezed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Mallinckrodt
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Date Remarks
Disposable endotracheal tubes used in the 1990's
Material
plastic: clear; blue
Inscriptions
Printed lettering on the tube reads, "Mallinckrodt ® I.D. 8.0 Do Not Reuse
^18 ^20 ^22 ^24 ^8.0 [each "^" represents a filled-in triangle] Oral
"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.9 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
All parts of the endotracheal tube show no evidence of wear and there is no damage; flexible parts
are all flexible; the endotracheal tube appears to be unused; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. John Sikora; Rusch of Canada Limited Anaesthesia Accessories catalogue; "Understanding Anaesthetic
Equipment", 3rd edition, by Jerry A. Dorsch and Susan E. Dorsch, 1994, p. 441 (see attached
photocopy); similar to 997.023.013 and .015; CD #7
Research Facts
The blue line is used for x-ray detection, so that the doctor can tell exactly where the tube is
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