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abdominal retractor

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Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001153
Description
Abdominal retractor, which consists of a stainless steel instrument with a solid square metal bar onto which are attached two flattened arm pieces that curve outwards; the left arm piece is fixed to the bar, which the right arm piece can slide along the bar; a round screw at the end of the right si…
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Accession Number
997001153
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Appendectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- abdominal
Description
Abdominal retractor, which consists of a stainless steel instrument with a solid square metal bar onto which are attached two flattened arm pieces that curve outwards; the left arm piece is fixed to the bar, which the right arm piece can slide along the bar; a round screw at the end of the right side of the bar prevents the right arm from sliding off the bar; there is a rounded blade at the end of each arm; the blades are made of very heavy cylindrical metal wire formed into an oval shape that has been bent to face forwards; the ends of the blades are rounded
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
Logo type used from 1934 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The top of the right arm has the word "STAINLESS" and the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it stamped into the metal; the top of the left arm has the words, "INGRAM & BELL // GERMANY" stamped into the metal; the top of the rod has the words, "Anatomy Dept." engraved into the metal; the bottom of the right arm has the word "Anatomy" engraved into the metal; both arms have the number "28" stamped into the metal at the inner edge, near the rod
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-6
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 18.6 cm x Depth 6.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #249; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," The J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 202 (similar to item 310-335)
Research Facts
Used as a retractor for appendectomy surgery
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acorn nasal tip

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001345
Description
Acorn nasal tip, which consists of a single piece of hollow cylindrical bakelite; one end has a bulbous section that tapers slightly and ends with a rounded outer tip with a small hole through its centre; the other end is cylindrical with a larger diameter collar near the centre and a rounded lip n…
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Accession Number
997001345
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Description
Acorn nasal tip, which consists of a single piece of hollow cylindrical bakelite; one end has a bulbous section that tapers slightly and ends with a rounded outer tip with a small hole through its centre; the other end is cylindrical with a larger diameter collar near the centre and a rounded lip near the outer end; there is a small, round hole through its centre; the outer edge is rounded.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
plastic: black
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The bakelite shows minor wear only; there are no chips, cracks or missing sections.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #703; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing Hospital -- Professional Instruments -- Equipment -- Supplies," by V. Mueller & Co., 1956, p. 71 (similar to item #AU-343) (see attached photocopy); came in an envelope with other instruments, 997.001.340-.344, .346-.350; CD #3; CD #5
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Adams endometrial brush

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
997001182
Description
Adams endometrial brush, which consists of a grey hollow cylindrical plastic end piece which is open at the end and tapers at the tip to join with a 24-cm length of solid cylindrical metal wire; the tip of the metal wire has an attached six-cm length of nylon (?) brush bristles; the wire and brush …
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Accession Number
997001182
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endometrial Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Description
Adams endometrial brush, which consists of a grey hollow cylindrical plastic end piece which is open at the end and tapers at the tip to join with a 24-cm length of solid cylindrical metal wire; the tip of the metal wire has an attached six-cm length of nylon (?) brush bristles; the wire and brush are enclosed in a hollow cylindrical clear plastic tube which has a closed, round tip and a round, open end; the entire endometrial brush is sealed in a rectangular-shaped plastic bag with a printed heavy paper information card that lists product information as well as directions for proper usage
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Clay-Adams Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
metal: silver
nylon (?): white
plastic: clear; grey
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
The front of the information card reads, "For Early Cytological Diagnosis of // ENDOMETRIAL and Other ORIFICIAL Cancers // . SEE OVER FOR DIRECTIONS . // Sterility Not Guaranteed if Package is Broken or Open // ADAMS // ENDOMETRIAL BRUSH // PAT. // AS DEVISED BY J. ERNEST AYRE, M.D. // STERILE - READY FOR USE // CLAY-ADAMS INC. . NEW YORK 10 // No. B-2240 // MADE IN U.S.A. // For Early Cytological Diagnosis of // ENDOMETRIAL and Other ORIFICIAL Cancers // . SEE OVER FOR DIRECTIONS . // Sterility Not Guaranteed if Package is Broken or Open"; the back of the information card reads, "ADAMS // ENDOMETRIAL // BRUSH // DIRECTIONS [listed]"; "OBTAINING CELL SAMPLE [listed under 1-7 steps]"; "Transferring Cell Sample to Slides [listed under 1-3 steps with one illustration]"; "FOR OTHER ORIFICIAL USE [listed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 39.0 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
The endometrial brush is unused and still sealed in its original packaging; the heavy paper information card has a bend at the left side; the outer plastic packaging shows some wear, especially at the left side at the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #274; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
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adjustable child's Colles splint

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002510
Description
De Puy adjustable solid metal colles fracture splint, consists of two pieces of metal joined together to form a shape intended to support a human forearm; the finger end is curled under to allow the fingers to fold over it; the other end is rounded and ends below the elbow; all edges are covered wi…
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Accession Number
997002510
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Pediatrics
Description
De Puy adjustable solid metal colles fracture splint, consists of two pieces of metal joined together to form a shape intended to support a human forearm; the finger end is curled under to allow the fingers to fold over it; the other end is rounded and ends below the elbow; all edges are covered with metal strips; there is a screw attachment at the centre which allows the front of the spint to be adjusted; the elbow end of the splint has a metal band attached at the bottom
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
De Puy Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
Suppliers catalogue
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped on the back "DE PUY MFG. CO. // WARSAW IND."
Dimension Notes
Length 18.6 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Scratches prsent all over front and back of splint; metal is pitted on the front of the splint near the narrowing portion;
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
De Puy Website. April 12, 2011. April 13, 2011.
Research Facts
The DePuy Companies are part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies; Revra DePuy founded DePuy Manufacturing (later to become DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.) in 1895 in Warsaw, Indiana, on the promise of a fiber splint to replace the wooden barrel staves then used to set fractures; DePuy then becomes the first commercial orthopaedic manufacturer in the world; the Colles splint is generally used for distal-end fractures of the ulna and radius; it can be fitted to the correct angle of flexion by slightly twisting and bending the splint
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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adjustable leg bands for fowl

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997001200 a-k
Description
Package of adjustable leg bands for fowl, consisting of ten leg bands (a-j) in an envelope (k); the leg bands are all made of a flat piece of aluminum that tapers out at one end to form a rectangular piece; there is a square hole in the metal near the outer edge of the rectangular end; this hole ha…
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Accession Number
997001200 a-k
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Animal Identification Systems -- instrumentation
Poultry
Description
Package of adjustable leg bands for fowl, consisting of ten leg bands (a-j) in an envelope (k); the leg bands are all made of a flat piece of aluminum that tapers out at one end to form a rectangular piece; there is a square hole in the metal near the outer edge of the rectangular end; this hole has two small tabs sticking up from two of the sides; the outer edges of the rectangular piece have rounded corners; the long, narrow section has a rounded end; all bands have a number stamped into the metal of the rectangular piece; the bands are stored in a printed paper envelope that has an illustration and printed instructions; the envelope is rectangular in shape and is slit open at the right side (please see sketch on accession sheet).
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a-j - leg band - Length 9.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
k - envelope - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Material
metal: silver
paper: beige
Inscriptions
Each band has the following number stamped into the metal: (a) "9"; (b) "10"; (c) "11"; (d) "13"; (e) "15"; (f) "16"; (g) "17"; (h) "20"; (i) "23"; and (j) "25"; the envelope (k) reads, "The Challenge // Adjustable Leg Band // Numbered 1-25 // Directions:- Place band around the fowl's leg and insert tongue through // the raised loop, drawing tongue through far enough to make band of desired // size, then bend end of tongue back between the two prongs and close prongs // down over band, as shown in above cut. The surplus tongue can be cut off // or left on and band enlarged later if desired."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-5
Condition Remarks
The leg bands are unused; some show minor bending in the long, narrow section; the envelope has several minor bends and three small holes; some foxing is visible on the back; all printing is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #291; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
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adjustable wire splint

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001276
Description
Adjustable wire splint, which consists of a piece of peanut-shaped mesh wire that has rounded ends and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit a human body part (most likely a leg or arm); the splint has been bent a fair amount and there are three breaks in the outer m…
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Accession Number
997001276
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire splint, which consists of a piece of peanut-shaped mesh wire that has rounded ends and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit a human body part (most likely a leg or arm); the splint has been bent a fair amount and there are three breaks in the outer metal strip; there are two metal bands attached to the bottom of the splint that likely originally had cloth straps.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 26.3 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows heavy wear and bending; there are three breaks in the metal strip at the edges; a small area of corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #5
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adjustable wire splint

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001277
Description
Adjustable wire splint, which consists of a piece of peanut-shaped mesh wire that has rounded ends and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit a human body part (most likely a leg or arm); the splint has been bent and there is a break in the metal strip edging; there a…
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Accession Number
997001277
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire splint, which consists of a piece of peanut-shaped mesh wire that has rounded ends and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit a human body part (most likely a leg or arm); the splint has been bent and there is a break in the metal strip edging; there are two metal bands attached to the bottom of the splint that hold cloth straps; the straps are made of cotton woven into a long strip with a round end with metal edging at one end and a rectangular buckle at the other end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
fabric: beige
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 9.7 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear and has one break at one side of the edge; there is one small patch of corrosion at the opposite edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #5
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adjustable wire utility splint

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001272
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm.
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Accession Number
997001272
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear, but is unbroken and shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by the George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 310 (similar to item # P22180) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for an arm injury
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adjustable wire utility splint

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001273
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm.
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Accession Number
997001273
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 21.2 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear, but is unbroken and shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by the George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 310 (similar to item # P22180) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for an arm injury
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adjustable wire utility splint

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001274
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint was originally curved to fit with and support a human arm, but has been bent repeatedly and now has a wavy, uneven surface and …
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Accession Number
997001274
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint was originally curved to fit with and support a human arm, but has been bent repeatedly and now has a wavy, uneven surface and three broken places at the edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 20.9 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows a great deal of wear, most of which is likely from being bent repeatedly; there are three breaks in the outer metal strip; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by the George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 310 (similar to item # P22180) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for an arm injury
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