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Munde's placenta curette (irrigating)

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
997034513
Description
Munde's placenta irrigating curette has a square-shaped handle with longitudinal gripping grooves on all sides; the proximal end is round and hollow to receive the irrigating tube; the tip is oval and open, with a sharp edge on one side.
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Accession Number
997034513
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Delivery -- instrumentation
Irrigation -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- placental
Description
Munde's placenta irrigating curette has a square-shaped handle with longitudinal gripping grooves on all sides; the proximal end is round and hollow to receive the irrigating tube; the tip is oval and open, with a sharp edge on one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 29.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 317 (similar to item #9817) .
Research Facts
Used to irrigate the uterine cavity to remove a retained placenta.
Images
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spiral placenta curette

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
1972.15.60
Description
Blunt-tipped corkscrew end on a long metal rod ending in a short, flattened handle; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1972.15.60
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Abortion
MM= Curettage -- curette -- placental
Description
Blunt-tipped corkscrew end on a long metal rod ending in a short, flattened handle; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-6
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 29.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal plating worn.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
For miscarriages, etc.
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