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child proctoscope and obturator

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997034528 a-b
Description
A child-sized proctoscope with obturator consists of two parts: (a) a flat handle attached to an open funnel with a long, hollow tube to accept (b) a fine metal rod with a flat metal handle on one end and a solid metal bullet on the other end.
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Accession Number
997034528 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- proctoscope
Description
A child-sized proctoscope with obturator consists of two parts: (a) a flat handle attached to an open funnel with a long, hollow tube to accept (b) a fine metal rod with a flat metal handle on one end and a solid metal bullet on the other end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - obturator - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
b - proctoscope - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Mueller & Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Dr Kerr" engraved on handle of scope; "V Mueller & Co." stamped into metal of scope.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Condition Remarks
No corrosion or stains; coating on handle peeling off; also on tip of funnel.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing," V. Mueller & Co., 1956, p. 485 (item SU-260)
Research Facts
Used to examine the anus and rectum of a child.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996020009
Description
One piece clear glass eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base.
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Accession Number
996020009
Collection
Pat Blair Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Eye, Foreign Bodies
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Optometry -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- eye bath
Description
One piece clear glass eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Pat Blair, previously owned by her father.
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: "G"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 3 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.1 cm. x Width: 3.8 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail