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anaesthetist's case

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1989.2.3 aa-bb
Description
A brown leather-covered case consisting of a wooden frame with wooden drawer supports, cardboard sides and lid edges; marked with owner's initials or name; fastens with two spring hinges/sliding locks (key missing), marked with the maker's name on inside lid above a built-in pocket, handle for carr…
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Accession Number
1989.2.3 aa-bb
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Anesthesia, Intratracheal
Description
A brown leather-covered case consisting of a wooden frame with wooden drawer supports, cardboard sides and lid edges; marked with owner's initials or name; fastens with two spring hinges/sliding locks (key missing), marked with the maker's name on inside lid above a built-in pocket, handle for carrying; opens by resting on four studs; lid folds down revealing three drawers in graduated sizes; drawer 3 contains 4 compartments for bottles; interior is lined with a plastic-coated fabric; contents of case, drawer #1: Foregger endotracheal tube (a); Foregger endotracheal tube cut down with safety-pin attached for use as nasal tube (b); roll of Curity adhesive tape (c); eight pieces of tubing in assorted gauges, colours, and lengths (d); parts of an esophageal stethoscope consisting of four lengths of tubing, one terminating in an earpiece (missing a diaphragm) (e); needles in sealed packages (f-h); catheter mount with tube attached (i); Magill open-circuit valve (j); Foregger catheter Y-piece for use with standard 15-mm male catheter connector (k); Y-piece with adhesive tape wound around the ends (l); unidentified connector valve (m); drawer #2: a plastic box of Lundy endotracheal tube connectors (n); mouth adapter (o); a box of two Racine flexible adapters that can take tubing of varying gauges (p); a box of 9 x 5-cc ampoules of poutocaine hydrochloride for spinal anaesthesia, ca. 1952 (q); a box of 1-cc ampoules of LORFAN, a narcotic antagonist (r); a dosage calculator card for the LORFAN (s); Rubbus one-way valve for a resuscitator, made in Denmark (t); unidentified valve (u); one-way valve for paediatric use (Sierra Engineering Co.) (v); Stephen-Slater valve (w-x); Ayre's t-piece (M & IE, London) (y); three catheter mounts with short pieces of attached tubing (z); eleven assorted endotracheal connectors for oral and nasal use (aa); drawer #3: felt case containing Fenmore Davis's bronchoscope blade by Foregger and an earlier unmarked bronchoscope blade (ab); felt case containing a folding Foregger laryngoscope with a Mackintosh blade (ac); Miller laryngoscope blade for infants, by Foregger (ad); Rowbotham trichloroethylene vaporizer by M&IE Ltd. (ae); mouth gag (af); unidentified pieces (ag-ah); Guedel airway by Dascher USA, adult size (ai); Guedel airway by Foregger, infant size (aj); suction catheter connector by Foregger (ak); bite block (al); Jalasso laryngoscope blade by Foregger (am); Murphy laryngoscope blade by Foregger (an); four Magill's endotracheal tubes made of Portex, No. 10 mm (ao); two Magill's tubes, Portex, No. 8 mm (ap); two Magill's tubes, Portex, No. 7 mm (aq); Davol tube, No. 7 mm (ar); Magill's tube No. 6, Portex, with safety pin attached (as); cuffed Magill endotracheal tube, No. 8 (A. Charles King Ltd. London Eng.) (at); armoured latex cuffed endotracheal tube with moulded curve, No. 10, M&IE Ltd. (au); Jaques endotracheal catheter with lateral eye, No. 16 FG (av); glass bottle, unopened, containing crystamycin powder, an antibiotic for intramuscular injection (aw); glass bottle of Tr. merthiolate, empty (ax); epidural needle, possibly Kylar modification of the Wagner needle, in a sealed test tube (ay); infant endotracheal tube made by Foregger (az); two needles in a sealed test tube (cc); lid pocket: anaethesia record, printed form for general surgery (ca); anaesthesia record, printed form for obstetrics (cb).
Number Of Parts
54
Part Names
case - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Width 47.0 cm x Depth 19.0 cm
aw - bottle - Size: Length 3.8 cm
ax - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. H. Chaikoff, G. P., specialist in anaesthesia.
Maker
Down Bros. and Mayer & Phelps
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
rubber: white; red
leather: brown
wood: brown
metal: silver
fabric: white
plastic
glass: clear
paper: white
cardboard
Inscriptions
(i,j,l,t,w,x,aa) inscribed "J S C"; (l) adhesive tape labelled "Chaikoff"; (ac) marked "Foregger New York"; (ax) labelled "Tr - Merthiolate"; (ba) record headed, "J. S. Chaikoff, BA, MD FICA - 272 Bathurst St., EM. 8-9400"; (bb) record headed, "J. S. Chaikoff, BA MD FICA - Toronto"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-7
Condition Remarks
Back side of case has opened at join with wooden frame; stitching of leather cover is undone; opposite corner is much-abraded, revealing underlying wooden frame and cardboard; upper corners of lid are open, revealing metal corner support; interior lining is loose and worn in places; leather covering is slightly worn and abraded, particularly along hinge of lid; #2: Leather and rubber should be stored separately and receive special treatment; (ao) material feels slightly sticky, possibly starting to break down; (ax) substance in bottle has leaked and has stained the surrounding area.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
(k) Foregger catalogue, p. 58; (ae, ay) M & IE catalogue, p. 4;
Pontocaine Hydrochloride: https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09085 https://www.drugs.com/mtm/pontocaine-hcl.html
Research Facts
Pontocaine Hydrochloride with Dextrose (tetracaine hydrochloride) is a local anaesthetic; blocks sodium ion channels in the central nervous system, which blocks nerve signals, producing a numbing effect injected into the epidural space of the spinal cord in the lower back.
Belonged to Dr. J. S. Chaikoff (1896-1988), born in the Ukraine, died in Toronto; graduated in medicine from University of Toronto in 1926; general practitioner, specialist in anaesthesia at Doctor's Hospital and Bethesda Hospital (now part of North York General Hospital); learned caudal anaesthesia from Hingson and Edwards in New York around 1942; practised it in Toronto from Feb. 1943; practised anaesthesia until 1968, when his deteriorating eyesight caused him to cease; practised from office at Bathurst / Dundas 1932-1958; practised from office at Bathurst / Lawrence 1958-1988; from 1940-44 he was senior attending anaesthetist, Mount Sinai Hospital. Bethesda Hospital was a 21-bed general hospital at Bathurst and Sheppard run by the Missionary and Health Society of Canada.
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antistatic footwear cover

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Dates
1940
1960
1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1979.28.7
Description
Rubber and cloth shoe cover; two straps extend from the heel to wrap around ankle.
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Accession Number
1979.28.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Description
Rubber and cloth shoe cover; two straps extend from the heel to wrap around ankle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Dates
1940
1960
1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
fabric: white; black
Inscriptions
Printed on fabric: "Pat Melrose Pend Men X-LG"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-7
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoe of anaesthetist; this cover was used when explosive anaesthetic agents were used.
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antistatic footwear cover

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1979.28.8
Description
A rubber and canvas shoe cover; open heel; heel straps to hold the cover on.
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Accession Number
1979.28.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Description
A rubber and canvas shoe cover; open heel; heel straps to hold the cover on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on heel strap: "Bates Large"; attached tag has: "Retail Price $9.95"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 30.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoe of anaesthetist; this cover was worn when explosive anaesthetic agents were used; in use from around 1945-1970.
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antistatic footwear cover

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1979.28.9 a-b
Description
Rubber shoe covers, open heels; straps for holding.
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Accession Number
1979.28.9 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Description
Rubber shoe covers, open heels; straps for holding.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - shoe cover - Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm
b - shoe cover - Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
rubber: black; beige
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-8
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; this cover was worn when explosive anaesthetic agents were used; in use from around 1945-1970.
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antistatic heel covers

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1979.28.11 a-b
Description
Rubber shoe covers consisting of a portion that hugs the heel and a long sole piece.
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Accession Number
1979.28.11 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Description
Rubber shoe covers consisting of a portion that hugs the heel and a long sole piece.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - heel cover - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm
b - heel cover - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 8.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Davol Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on heel portion: "P. Davol Rubber Co. // Conductive 10614"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-8
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were worn when explosive anaesthetic agents were used; in use from around 1945-1970.
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antistatic sole cover

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1979.28.12 a-b
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
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Accession Number
1979.28.12 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Contax Co.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Contax Patent Applied For"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
To cover shoe of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were used for grounding to prevent the accumulation of static electricity in the presence of anaesthetic agents; in use from around 1945-1970.
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antistatic sole cover

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
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Accession Number
1979.28.12C
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Hazardous Substances
Description
Rubber sole cover consisting of a sole piece with straps to hold it on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Jim Shapley.
Maker
Contax Co.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Contax Patent Applied For"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
To cover shoes of anaesthetist; these conductive overshoes were used for grounding to prevent the accumulation of static electricity in the presence of anaesthetic agents; in use from around 1945-1970.
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Esmarch's ether dropping bottle

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1979.7.2
Description
An amber-coloured moulded glass dropping bottle with one side flattened; bottle is gobular with a short, narrow neck with a lip.
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Accession Number
1979.7.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Description
An amber-coloured moulded glass dropping bottle with one side flattened; bottle is gobular with a short, narrow neck with a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D.G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: amber
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-2
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
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Esmarch's ether mask

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1966.11.23
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Accession Number
1966.11.23
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
The four joins holding the cross pieces together are broken, and three of the joins are held together by brass or copper wire; the rivet holding the clamp is gone, and the clamp is held on by wire; the plating is peeling away and there is oxidation on the mask; #2: signs of use; nickle is peeling off the mask; approx. 80% of the mask is no longer covered in nickle; nicks and scratches on the inside bars; there is wire wrapped around the neck of the mask, and three of the inside wires; cloth is brownish-white and has several stains; shows signs of use
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit "When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003.
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Esmarch's mask and dropping bottle

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1998.11.3
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Accession Number
1998.11.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Inhalation
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row F
Condition Remarks
#2: bottle shows signs of very moderate wear around the opening (light scratches, etc.); has small air bubbles inside the glass; no cracks; ether mask shows signs of moderate wear; black discolouration in patches (minor); some small scratches, no dents on neck of mask or along the rim.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit "When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003.
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