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blood transfusion needle

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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997016055
Description
Blood transfusion needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece with an open, bevelled and sharp tip; the end of the needle has an open piece attached to it, which is rounded inside and squared on the outside; this piece tapers to the main shaft; there is also an attached finger grip; this i…
Accession Number
997016055
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections, Intravenous -- instrumentation
Injections -- hypodermic needles
MM= Blood Specimen Collection -- needle
Description
Blood transfusion needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece with an open, bevelled and sharp tip; the end of the needle has an open piece attached to it, which is rounded inside and squared on the outside; this piece tapers to the main shaft; there is also an attached finger grip; this is made of a flat piece of metal formed into a four-sided shape: flat on three sides and curved in a concave slope at the top; the back of the finger grip has horizontal lines cut into the metal; the finger grip is perpendicular to the main shaft of the needle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The end piece on the needle is stamped, "YALE // RUSTLESS // B-D // 18 // PAT. NO. 2076121"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-8
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 7.1 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear and small black tarnish (?) spots on the front of the grip; there is no corrosion visible.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
The needle was likely used with transfusion apparatus 997.016.054a-c
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Dates
1937
circa 1937
Collection
Dr. E. Douglas Rooke Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996009008 a-c
Description
Metal puncture tips with handle which consist of: (a) a handle made of metal wire with one end bent into a circle for easier grip; (b) a puncture tip made of hollow cylindrical metal, bevilled and sharpened for puncturing at one end with a round base for gripping at the other end; (a) fits inside o…
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Accession Number
996009008 a-c
Collection
Dr. E. Douglas Rooke Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections, Intravenous -- instrumentation
Injections -- hypodermic needles
MM= Blood Specimen Collection -- needle
Description
Metal puncture tips with handle which consist of: (a) a handle made of metal wire with one end bent
into a circle for easier grip; (b) a puncture tip made of hollow cylindrical metal, bevilled and
sharpened for puncturing at one end with a round base for gripping at the other end; (a) fits inside
of (b); (c) another puncture tip made of hollow cylindrical metal, bevelled and sharpened for
puncturing at one end with a rounded base for gripping at the other end; (a & b) fit inside of (c)
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - handle for puncture set - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 0.6 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
b - puncture tip - Size: Length 7.1 cm. x Diameter1.1
c - puncture tip - Size: Length 6.2 cm. x Width 1.0 cm. x Depth 0.9 cm.
Provenance
E. Douglas Rooke, M.D., Rochester, M.N.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1937
circa 1937
Date Remarks
See 996.009.001
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(b) The base of the puncture tip is stamped "R // 826"; (c) the base is stamped, "B-D NICKELOID"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-8
Condition Remarks
Metal has dulled and pitted in a few places
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
M. Hardwick; CD #7
Research Facts
Venipuncture set, used to collect blood from veins for lab tests; may also have been used to collect
cerebro-spinal fluid samples
Images
Less detail
Dates
1937
circa 1937
Collection
Dr. E. Douglas Rooke Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996009009 a-b
Description
Metal venipuncture set which consists of: (a) a puncture tip with a grip; this consists of a hollow cylindrical tube, bevelled and sharpened for puncturing at one end and a rounded base at the other end; the bottom of the base has an attached flat semi-circular gripping section with horizontal ribb…
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Accession Number
996009009 a-b
Collection
Dr. E. Douglas Rooke Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections, Intravenous -- instrumentation
Injections -- hypodermic needles
MM= Blood Specimen Collection -- needle
Description
Metal venipuncture set which consists of: (a) a puncture tip with a grip; this consists of a hollow
cylindrical tube, bevelled and sharpened for puncturing at one end and a rounded base at the other
end; the bottom of the base has an attached flat semi-circular gripping section with horizontal
ribbing on its underside; (b) puncture tip which fits into (a); this consists of a hollow cylindrical
tube, bevelled and sharpened for puncturing at one end and a round base for pushing at the other
end; metal is chrome plated
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - puncture tip with grip - Size: Length 5.4 cm. x Width 2.6 cm. x Depth 2.2 cm.
b - puncture tip - Size: Length 6.3 cm. x Diameter1.1
Provenance
E. Douglas Rooke, M.D., Rochester, M.N.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1937
circa 1937
Date Remarks
See 996.009.001
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Front of grip is stamped, "JETTER & SCHEERER // GERMANY"; the other side of the grip is stamped,
"CHROME PLATED"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-8
Condition Remarks
(a) small yellow-brownish discolouration spot on top side of grip is visible; the ribbing on the
underside of the grip shows minor wear; (b) minor scratches visible at pushing end
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
M. Hardwick; CD #7
Research Facts
Venipuncture set, used to collect blood from veins for lab tests
Images
Less detail