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Aitken thermometer set

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Dates
1865
circa 1865
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1934.16.1 a-c
Description
Includes two-inch wooden case with instructions and two thermometers, one straight and one bent.
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Accession Number
1934.16.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Physical Examination
Description
Includes two-inch wooden case with instructions and two thermometers, one straight and one bent.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously loaned to AM by Univeristy of Toronto, a permanent loan; donated by Mr. I. H. Cameron.
Maker
L. Casella
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1865
circa 1865
Material
glass
mercury
wood
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Growing Pains: the 1867 Kingston General Hospital Crisis” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
#2: curved thermometer has no cracks; numbers are slightly faded; straight thermometer has no cracks; metal end has some scratches; box shows some signs of use; stained velvet on the inside; some scratches and dents on the outer surface; no cracks or mould
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Medicine and its Technology," by A. Davis, 1981, p. 61
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
On exhibit "When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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clinical thermometer

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1978.7.12
Description
A one-minute thermometer graduated in degrees F. in an aluminum case that has a push-on cap and a pocket "pen clip."
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Accession Number
1978.7.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Thermometers
Body Temperature
Description
A one-minute thermometer graduated in degrees F. in an aluminum case that has a push-on cap and a pocket "pen clip."
Part Names
thermometer - Size: Length 10 cm
case - Size: Length 11.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Heritage Administration, Dept. of Culture & Recreation, Province of Ontario.
Maker
B-D Medical Center
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver; black
Inscriptions
Printed on one side of thermometer: "56976 B-D MEDICAL CENTER 1 MIN".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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clinical thermometer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1966.11.1
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Accession Number
1966.11.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Physical Examination
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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clinical thermometer

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.27.2
Description
A plastic case with a plastic screw-on cap containing a glass Fahrenheit thermometer.
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Accession Number
1979.27.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Thermometers
Physical Examination
Description
A plastic case with a plastic screw-on cap containing a glass Fahrenheit thermometer.
Part Names
thermometer - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.O. Macnamara of Scarborough, Ont.
Maker
Madribon Roche
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
plastic: light blue
glass: clear
mercury: silver
Inscriptions
On thermometer: "b128 Max, 7 Min. W1365 Rexall Monogram Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the practice of Dr. H.O. Macnamara c. 1920–1930.
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dual thermometer case

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.27.3 a-c
Description
An "Empire Stubby" thermometer (a) in a plastic case (b) with a metal clip-on top (c) for insertion in a pocket; case has compartments for two thermometers.
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Accession Number
1979.27.3 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Thermometers
Physical Examination
Description
An "Empire Stubby" thermometer (a) in a plastic case (b) with a metal clip-on top (c) for insertion in a pocket; case has compartments for two thermometers.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.O. Macnamara of Scarborough, Ont.
Maker
Becton & Dickinson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
plastic: brown
metal: silver
glass: clear
mercury: silver
Inscriptions
"B-D" inscribed on steel cap; temperature gradations marked on thermometer.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
One thermometer missing; plastic slightly decayed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Macnamara practised in Toronto throughout his life; retired in 1960.
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oral thermometer

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Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
995002053 a-c
Description
Two-piece black plastic case and glass thermometer; case is cylindrical and the top screws onto the case; the thermometer has a silver-coloured (mercury?) end which goes up into the cylindrical rod when heated; outside glass has a scale in deg. F. as well as manufacturer information.
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Accession Number
995002053 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Body Temperature
Description
Two-piece black plastic case and glass thermometer; case is cylindrical and the top screws onto the case; the thermometer has a silver-coloured (mercury?) end which goes up into the cylindrical rod when heated; outside glass has a scale in deg. F. as well as manufacturer information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer case lid - Size: Length 4.4 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
b - thermometer case - Size: Length 8.4 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
c - thermometer - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Width 5.0 mm.
Provenance
Margaret Kirkpatrick (1935 KGH Nursing graduate)
Maker
Tamblyn
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Material
plastic: black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
In blue: "90017 CERTIFIED G TAMBLYN MADE IN USA B-D" and scale in F°
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
Plastic of case has no cracks, stains or signs of deterioration; glass thermometer is complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
Exhibit History
Artefact displayed at special Mass for nurses, St. Mary's Cathedral, Sunday, May 8, 2005, 11:15 a.m.; KGH Nursing Alumnae 2005 Special exhibit, Museum of Health Care, 20 May 2005-24 June 2005
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oral thermometer

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Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
995002054 a-c
Description
Two-piece black plastic case and glass thermometer; case is cylindrical and the top screws onto the case; the thermometer has a silver-coloured (mercury) end which goes up into the cylindrical rod when heated; outside glass has a scale in deg. F. as well as manufacturer information.
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Accession Number
995002054 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Body Temperature
Description
Two-piece black plastic case and glass thermometer; case is cylindrical and the top screws onto the case; the thermometer has a silver-coloured (mercury) end which goes up into the cylindrical rod when heated; outside glass has a scale in deg. F. as well as manufacturer information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer case lid - Size: Length 4.4 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
b - thermometer case - Size: Length 8.3 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
c - thermometer - Size: Length 10.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
Provenance
Margaret Kirkpatrick (1935 KGH Nursing graduate)
Maker
Rexall
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Material
plastic: black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"6128 Max 1 Min W 1365 REXALL Monogram Germany" in blue and red; scale in °F in blue & red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
Plastic of case has no cracks, stains or signs of deterioration; glass thermometer is complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
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oral thermometer

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Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
000008002 a-b
Description
'Birks Aseptic 1 minute' thermometer (b) with a case (a) and chain cylindrical brass tube closed at one end with fluted spiral groves running from the bottom to the top; a chain is fastened to a ring in the bottom and attached at the other end to a safety pin; (b) glass tube with a tapered end and …
Accession Number
000008002 a-b
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Body Temperature
Description
'Birks Aseptic 1 minute' thermometer (b) with a case (a) and chain cylindrical brass tube closed at one end with fluted spiral groves running from the bottom to the top; a chain is fastened to a ring in the bottom and attached at the other end to a safety pin; (b) glass tube with a tapered end and a brass cap on the other; the brass cap screws into (a); the tapered end contains mercury; on the inside there is a yellow line which helps make the mercury line visible; there is a scale from 94 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - case
b - thermometer
Provenance
Owned by Dr. and Mrs. Kidd of Ottawa, Ontario; Dr. Kidd graduated from Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1929; Mrs. Kidd graduated from the Ottawa Civic Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1925. Dr. John Franklin Kidd (1865-1932).
Maker
Birks
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Date Remarks
Item looks similar to one seen in a catalogue with that date.
Material
metal: silver; yellow
glass: clear, white
glaze: black, yellow, orange
mercury: silver
Inscriptions
(a) "Prima" engraved or pressed into the metal of the pin; (b) printed in gold "Birks Aseptic 1 minute" in orange; "364"; on the reverse side is a scale 94-110 degrees Fahrenheit printed on in black; an orange arrow is where a person's normal temperature would be (98.3 degrees Fahrenheit).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Length
a - 26.2 cm b - 10.4 cm
Diameter
a - 0.9 cm b - 0.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The glass of the thermometer is a little cloudy, the brass of the case and the thermometer is beginning to darken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Kny-Scheerer Co., Milwaukee, ca. 1915, p. 1074 (similar to item A/-3442-48).
Research Facts
This is a thermometer which screws into the case and can be pinned onto clothing to be carried around; possibly used by nurses.
Exhibit History
On exhibit "When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000
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oral thermometer

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Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
Dorothy (Tweddell) Grant Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
004030002 a-g
Description
A thermometer in a Presto Shake Case; consists of the thermometer (a) which is glass and has a metal attachment at the end for screwing it into the case; the case is metal and has an inner cylinder which slides out, but does not detach, from an outer cylinder with a spring on it; the thermometer re…
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Accession Number
004030002 a-g
Collection
Dorothy (Tweddell) Grant Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Body Temperature
Description
A thermometer in a Presto Shake Case; consists of the thermometer (a) which is glass and has a metal attachment at the end for screwing it into the case; the case is metal and has an inner cylinder which slides out, but does not detach, from an outer cylinder with a spring on it; the thermometer rests inside the inner cylinder; when the inner cylinder is extended, it can be shaken around via the spring; there is also a small cap (c) which screws into the outer cylinder; there is a certificate of examination (d), and an instruction sheet for using the case properly (e); the box is cardboard and is burgundy in colour and has a base (f) and a top (g).
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - thermometer
b - case
c - cap
d - certificate of examination
e - instruction sheet
f - box base
g - box top
h - syringe case
Provenance
Dorothy (Tweddell) Grant received this thermometer as a prize for surgical technique.
Maker
Becton Dickinson
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
The "Certificate of Examination" is stamped "NOV 16, 1934"
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
cardboard: brown, burgundy
paper: white
Inscriptions
"B-D MANHATTAN // PERFECTED CLINICAL THERMOMETER // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO., MAKERS" printed on the lid of the case
"1 MINUTE // PRESTO CASE" printed on the base of the case
"Certificate of Examination" printed at the top of the Certificate of Examination with "NOV 16 1934" stamped at the bottom along with various other product information (see attached photocopy)
"DIRECTIONS FOR USING PRESTO SHAKE CASE" printed at the top of the instruction sheet with various other information (see attached photocopy)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
(d-e) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
a - thermometer - Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
b - case - Length 10.6 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
c - cap - Depth 0.5 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
d - certificate of examination - Length 13.4 cm x Width 8.3 cm
e - instruction sheet - Length 15.7 cm x Width 13.5 cm
f - box base - Length 12.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
g - box top - Length 13.0 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
h - syringe case - Length 8.3 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The thermometer and case are like new; the box and papers are very worn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Donna Tweddell; 004.030.010
Research Facts
Dorothy Tweddell was a graduate of KGH nursing school in 1936; the Presto Shake Case was used to return the mercury in a thermometer back to 96 degrees; the card that accompanied the prize is accessioned as 004.030.010.
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patient monitor

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Dates
1982
circa 1982
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997023005
Description
Tektronix patient monitor which consists of heart rate, temperature and blood pressure monitors enclosed in a 6-sided metal box; the front top of the machine has digital readouts for heart rate, temperature and pressure; the centre left has a screen which shows heart rate; there are 5 knobs and 31 …
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Accession Number
997023005
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Blood Pressure Monitors
Body Temperature
Heart Rate
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
MM= Blood Pressure Determination -- sphygmomanometer
Description
Tektronix patient monitor which consists of heart rate, temperature and blood pressure monitors enclosed
in a 6-sided metal box; the front top of the machine has digital readouts for heart rate,
temperature and pressure; the centre left has a screen which shows heart rate; there are 5 knobs
and 31 buttons on front of the machine which adjust various functions; the lower left front also
has a small printer which gives a paper readout; the right side of the machine has a carrying handle
in the centre and an ECG lead check -- three metal knobs at the upper right; the back of the
machine has 9 input plugs, a fuse, three buttons, a knob and an electrical cord with a hospital
grade plug; there is a piece of grey plastic sticking out from the lower left corner, around which
the electrical cord can be wrapped; the back has 10 paper labels stuck to it which list manufacturing
and maintenance information
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Tektronix
Site Made (City)
Beaverton
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1982
circa 1982
Date Remarks
Manufacturer's label lists date of 3/21/82
Material
metal: blue; silver; yellow
plastic: blue; beige; grey; black; white; yellow
paper: white; blue; silver; orange
Inscriptions
The front of the machine has printed information on it which reads, "READOUT // MODULE // ON //
HEART RATE // TEMPERATURE // PRESSURE A/V // SYST DIAST // BOTH IN: // MEAN // TEKTRONIX ® // PRESSURE // A/V // DISPLAY // OFF // 250 // 150 // 25 // A // DISPLAY // OFF //
100 mm // CHECK // SIZE // 20 mm/mV // LEAD // FAULT // ECG // OFF // I // II // III // IN:V // OUT
A // READOUT // AND // PULSE // ALARM // A/V // READOUT // PUSH // A // SYST [underlined] // DIAST
// mm Hg // MEAN // BPM // RATE // °C / °F // TEMP // REAR SWITCH // BATTERY
// POWER // BEAT LOUDNESS // SWEEP SPEED mm/SEC // 25 // 50 // 100 // LOW RATE LIMIT // READOUT/PUSH
// RATE // ALARM // OFF // 30 // 60 // 90 // 120 // 150 // ALARM // RESET // IN:ON //
PULSE ALARM // HIGH RATE LIMIT // READOUT/PUSH // 90 // 120 // 150 // 180 // 210 // 240 // 414 DUAL
PRESSURE OPTIONS // OPT 21 // TEKTRONIX // SOURCE // ECG // AV // A // POSITION // SPEED // mm/sec
// 50 // OUT: // 25 // LOW PAPER // HOLD FOR // CONTINUOUS // SAMPLE [underlined] // MARK // 400
RECORDER OPTIONS // OPT 3"; the right side of the machine reads, "ECG PATIENT CONNECTION // ELECTRICALLY
ISOLATED // DANGER // EXPLOSION HAZARD // IF USED IN THE PRESENCE OF // FLAMMABLE ANESTHETICS
// CAUTION // ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD // DO NOT REMOVE COVERS // REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
// SERVICE PERSONNEL // ECG LEAD CHECK // LL // RED // LA // BLACK // RA // WHITE // LEAD I + 1.0
mV // LEAD II + 1.5 mV // LEAD III + 0.5 mV"; the back of the machine reads, "INSTRUMENT // 401
Op 2 // SERIAL NO. // B011772 // TEKTRONIX ® BEAVERTON, OREGON, U.S.A. //
STANDARD C 22.2 NO. 125 // SA ["SA" half enclosed in a large "C") RISK // CLASS 3 // LR 38740 //
TEKTRONIX INC. // ECG // INPUT // ARTERIAL TRANSDUCER // INPUT // ARTERIAL/VENOUS TRANSDUCER //
INPUT // TEMPERATURE // SENSOR INPUT // ALARM // LOUDNESS // °C // °F // CAUTION SEE INSTRUCTIONS MANUAL FOR ACCESSORY & CABLE INFORMATION // ECG // OUTPUT // TIP X1000 //
RING X 1 // ALARM // TIP RESET // RING OUTPUT // PRESSURE // OUTPUT // TIP A/V // RING A // 10 mV/
mm Hg // CAUTION --; FOR CONTINUED // FIRE PROTECTION // REPLACE WITH // SAME TYPE // 3 AG FUSE //
FUSE DATA // [listed] // RANGE LINE VOLTAGE // [listed] // REMOTE // SAMPLE/MARK // SHORT TIP TO //
BARREL TO // START // 15 MIN // AUTOMATIC // SAMPLE MODES // IN = ENABLED // TOP = TIME INTERVAL
// BOTTOM = UPON ALARM // STYLUS // HEAT"; there are two "TEKTRONIX ® // BEAVERTON, OREGON USA" labels; one for the 414 Dual Pressure machine is listed as "TYPE // 414 //
OPTIONS // Op 3/21/82 // SERIAL NUMBER // B041983" and the one for the 400 Recorder is listed as,
"TYPE // 400 // OPTIONS // Op 3 & 82 // SERIAL NUMBER // B010796"; there are four Clinical Engineering
labels from KGH; a "CONTROL NO. 1254"; one "REPAIRED // By AL Date 26 OCT, 92"; and two
"PM // By: AL Date 27 OCT 92"; the top of the machine had a piece of masking tape stuck on it which
had written on it, "PRINTER NOT WORKING -- NO BATTERY // PULSE ALARM DOESN'T SHUT OFF" (now removed)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 28.1 cm. x Width: 25.0 cm. x Depth: 29.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The monitoring machine arrived dusty and dirty; there were several pieces of pressure-sensitive tape and a good deal of tape residue on the outside of the machine; the metal parts show minor
wear and no corrosion; the plastic parts show some wear, but are complete; #2 no new damage; #3: rubber cord
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; CD #6
Research Facts
E.C.G Cord (997.023.006) was plugged into the monitor's E.C.G. input plug and the machine was put
with 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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