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Chadborn-Schimmelbusch inhaler anaesthesia mask

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997018003
Description
Chadborn-Schimmelbusch ether mask / inhaler folding type, which consists of a metal base formed into an egg-shaped oval with an open centre; there are two folding semi-circular pieces of metal that create a convex shape above the base; these can be folded flat towards the base; there is a flat roun…
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Accession Number
997018003
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Chadborn-Schimmelbusch ether mask / inhaler folding type, which consists of a metal base formed into an egg-shaped oval with an open centre; there are two folding semi-circular pieces of metal that create a convex shape above the base; these can be folded flat towards the base; there is a flat rounded piece of metal coming from one end of the base that forms a handle; at the point where the handle joins the base, a heavy oval wire is attached; this has a screw attachment at the other end, which holds it in place in a rounded slot; the wire can be lifted up and over the convex-shaped pieces.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Winnipeg Children's Hospital in the 1950's to the 1960's
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Used in the 1950's to the 1960's
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.0 cm. x Width: 8.0 cm. x Depth: 4.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
The metal of the mask shows some wear, but there are no missing pieces and all moving pieces do so, freely; there is a small area of green corrosion on the base under the upper wire
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Peter G. Duncan; "A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries" by Chas. F. Thackray, p. 8 (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
The heavy wire allows gauze to be secured over the mask; the mask's size and provenance suggest
that it was used on children
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997018005
Description
Ether hook, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube that is rounded and open at the machine end with a cuff to allow the attachment of a rubber hose; the tip of the hook is curved into a hook shape and flattened, but still hollow; there is a small rounded flap sticking off the tip end
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Accession Number
997018005
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- tube
Description
Ether hook, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube that is rounded and open at the machine
end with a cuff to allow the attachment of a rubber hose; the tip of the hook is curved into a
hook shape and flattened, but still hollow; there is a small rounded flap sticking off the tip end
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Winnipeg Children's Hospital in the 1950's to the 1960's
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Used in the 1950's to the 1960's
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Width: 3.0 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear, but no corrosion; there is a spot where the plating has worn away at
the tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Peter G. Duncan; "Surgical Instruments Catalogue" by Lawton -- distributed in Canada exclusively by Ingram & Bell Limited, 1970, p. 124 (see attached photocopy); CD #1
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997018006
Description
Mouth gag, which consists of two handles which are straight and rounded at the gripping ends and curve downwards at the tip; the tips have rounded side pieces at the ends that hold lips open; the two halves are joined at their centre points with a round screw knob; below this knob is a size adjustm…
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Accession Number
997018006
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- dilator -- mouth gag
Description
Mouth gag, which consists of two handles which are straight and rounded at the gripping ends and curve downwards at the tip; the tips have rounded side pieces at the ends that hold lips open; the two halves are joined at their centre points with a round screw knob; below this knob is a size adjustment
bar which has 7 notches cut into it and allows the end pieces to be held open at a varying degree of width; the adjustment piece can be pulled down to release it from a setting.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Winnipeg Children's Hospital in the 1950's to the 1960's
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Used in the 1950's to the 1960's
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The number "38" is stamped into the top of the adjustment bar
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.2 cm. x Width: 7.3 cm. x Depth: 2.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear, but no corrosion; all moving parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Peter G. Duncan; "Jetter & Scheerer Surgical Instruments Catalogue", Canada edition, p. 5 (see attached photocopy); CD #1
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Rahn sampler anaesthetic valve

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997018010
Description
Rahn sampler anaesthesia valve, which consists of a central clear plastic hollow cylindrical tube which is open at the top and has an attachment at the bottom; the base of the central tube is round and hollow and has two metal tubes attached (one on each side) and another small open metal tube at t…
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Accession Number
997018010
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Research
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- tube
Description
Rahn sampler anaesthesia valve, which consists of a central clear plastic hollow cylindrical tube
which is open at the top and has an attachment at the bottom; the base of the central tube is round
and hollow and has two metal tubes attached (one on each side) and another small open metal tube at
the bottom; the side metal tubes or valves are open at the top; the right valve has a round pressure
relief valve which screws up and down to let gas escape; the top of the central tube is plugged
with a black rubber plug with a thin beige rubber sheath; there is a small hollow metal tube
that comes out of the rubber plug and has two exit tubes; one tube leads downwards and connects via
a piece of rubber hose to the right valve; the other metal exit tube has a piece of rubber tubing
attached to its open end; at the end of the rubber tubing is a stopcock valve which can shut off
gas flow or change its direction; this valve is made of clear and white plastic and the top is labelled
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Winnipeg Children's Hospital in the 1950's to the 1960's
Maker
AA Inc.
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Used in the 1950's to the 1960's
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black; beige
plastic: clear; white
Inscriptions
The left valve has a downwards arrow stamped into its front and back and the words "AA INC" stamped
into the side; the right valve has an upwards arrow stamped into its front and back; the stopcock
valve has three directional arrows (up, right and left) and the word "OFF" in raised lettering on
the top
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.2 cm. x Width: 12.4 cm. x Depth: 4.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
The Rahn sampler's plastic and metal parts are complete and undamaged -- they show only minor wear;
the rubber tubing is flexible, but starting to show fine cracking at attachment points; the rubber
sheathing on the plug has several tears
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Peter G. Duncan; CD #1
Research Facts
The Rahn sampler was used to sample the gases a patient was breathing while under anaesthesia; it
was an early form of research
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