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aseptic syringe

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001124 a-c
Description
Aseptic syringe, which consists of three parts that fit together; the syringe barrel (a) consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube with a tapered tip on one end that has a small round opening with threading on its inner edges; the other end of the barrel is round and open and has threading on its…
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Accession Number
997001124 a-c
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Aseptic syringe, which consists of three parts that fit together; the syringe barrel (a) consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube with a tapered tip on one end that has a small round opening with threading on its inner edges; the other end of the barrel is round and open and has threading on its outer edges; a plunger (b) fits snugly into the barrel; the plunger consists of a solid cylindrical metal bar with a round metal plug with a leather washer at the tip; the other end of the plunger has a round thumb grip piece; a round cap with a hole in the centre slides up and down the plunger bar; the inside edges of the cap are threaded to allow it to fit over and onto the end of the barrel; a tip piece (c) fits onto the tip of the barrel; the tip consists of a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing with a slightly bulbous tip with an open round opening; the other end of the tip is threaded on its outer edges and fits into the end of the barrel; this end has three small opening holes
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - syringe barrel - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b - syringe plunger - Size: Length 11.1 cm x Diam.2.5 cm
c - syringe tip - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear, but no corrosion or staining is visible; the leather is brittle, but complete
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #192; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Illustrated Catalog of A Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., c. 1920, p. 121 (similar to item 4730-34) (see attached photocopy); also see 997.001.117 and .118; CD #3
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B-D ear syringe

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
McPherson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997003027 a-f
Description
B-D ear syringe with attachments; the syringe (a) has a round, hollow metal barrel with a round Luer-Lok tip and an attached plunger at the other end;the plunger is made of a long, narrow piece of metal that is threaded at the operator end; a round thumb push (b) screws onto the end of the plunger…
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Accession Number
997003027 a-f
Collection
McPherson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
B-D ear syringe with attachments; the syringe (a) has a round, hollow metal barrel with a round Luer-Lok tip and an attached plunger at the other end;the plunger is made of a long, narrow piece of metal that is threaded at the operator end; a round thumb push (b) screws onto the end of the plunger; attachments that fit onto the Luer-Lok tip of the syringe include: (c) a two-way valve with rubber tubing and spherical metal sinker; the valve is made of a short length of metal tubing with a round attachment at the bottom that has a length of rubber hose attached to it; the end of the rubber tubing has an attached spherical metal ball that has a small hole and slot at the bottom; another attachment is (d) a Pomeroy shield; this consists of a short length of hollow metal tubing, one end of which attaches to (c) and the other attaches to a tip (e); the Pomeroy shield has a round concave dish-like piece at the centre of the tube; a Pomeroy ear tip (e) attaches to one end of the Pomeroy shield; the tip is cylindrical and hollow; the end where it attaches to the shield is round; the other end has a tapered rounded tip that is open; another attachment is (f) a catheter tip; this tip is made of cylindrical hollow metal, round at one end and slightly tapered at the tip; both ends are open; the outer edges have raised vertical lines stamped into them all around.
Number Of Parts
6
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Malcolm E. McPherson, a graduate of Queen's School of Medicine in 1929; Dr. McPherson practised in Hawthorne, NS; he was a G.P. but specialized in gynecology.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
McPherson practised 1931–1957
Material
metal: silver
rubber: red
Inscriptions
(a) The letters "B-D" are stamped into the outside of the tip of the syringe; (c) the letters "B-D" are stamped into the outside of the Luer-Lok tip of the valve; (f) the letters "B-D" are stamped into the outside of the Luer-Lok tip or the tip.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Condition Remarks
The metal parts show some wear, but no corrosion is visible; the rubber tube has minor staining visible, but is flexible and uncracked; #2: rubber is worn; metal is tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Ms. Lyall McPherson (daughter); "Surgical Instrument Catalog," Storz Instrument Co., 1966, p. 43 (item #N-840); "Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., 1965, p. 287 ("B-D Utility Syringe"); (see attached photocopies); CD #3
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B-D utility syringe; ear syringe

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Dates
1960
1963
circa 1960-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004268 a-q
Description
Syringe outfit consisting of a tubular barrel and hexagonal base; Luer-lok tip; plunger has flat circular handle and automatic spring; syringe comes with 6 attachments: Kraemer ear tip, Pomeroy ear tip, fistula tip, shield, double valve, and catheter tip; 18-inch rubber tubing with spherical metal …
Accession Number
993004268 a-q
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Syringe outfit consisting of a tubular barrel and hexagonal base; Luer-lok tip; plunger has
flat circular handle and automatic spring; syringe comes with 6 attachments: Kraemer ear tip,
Pomeroy ear tip, fistula tip, shield, double valve, and catheter tip; 18-inch rubber tubing
with spherical metal sinker; accessory valves and springs
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 20.5 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 4.5 cm.
aa - syringe barrel - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Width 2.0 cm.
b - syringe plunger - Size: Length 9.4 cm. x Diameter2.2 cm.
c - syringe knob - Size: Length 3.2 cm. x Diameter3.3 cm.
d - circular shield - Size: x Width 2.0 cm. x Diameter5.6 cm.
e - rubber hose - Size: Length 16.0 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
f - rubber hose loose end - Size: Length 2.0 cm. x Diameter1.8 cm.
g - metal hose connector - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
h - fat attachment - Size: Length 2.4 cm. x Diameter1.4 cm.
i - threaded narrow attachment - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter0.8 cm.
j - narrow attachment with bulbous tip - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter0.8 cm.
k - narrow attachment - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter0.8 cm.
l - long narrow attachment elbow shape - Size: Length 7.2 cm. x Diameter0.8 cm.
m - pkg. of valves & springs - Size: Length 7.0 cm. x Width 4.1 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm.
n - pkg. of adaptor - Size: Length 7.0 cm. x Width 4.1 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm.
o - instruction sheet - Size: Length 10.1 cm. x Width 6.0 cm.
p - caution sheet - Size: Length 13.8 cm. x Width 7.5 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1963
circa 1960-1963
Material
paper: cream; black; blue
plastic: dark brown
metal: silver
rubber: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom of instruction sheet: "BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // Rutherford, N.J. //
D-262 B-D CO. / PRINTED IN U.S.A."; bottom of caution sheet: "C-292 B-D CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Condition Remarks
never used
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bulbous tip for aseptic ear syringe

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001344
Description
Bulbous tip for an aseptic ear syringe, which consists of a hollow, cylindrical piece of metal that has a bulbous section at one end that tapers to a rounded tip that has a small, round hole through its centre; the other end is cylindrical with diagonal gripping grooves stamped on its outer edges; …
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Accession Number
997001344
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Bulbous tip for an aseptic ear syringe, which consists of a hollow, cylindrical piece of metal that has a bulbous section at one end that tapers to a rounded tip that has a small, round hole through its centre; the other end is cylindrical with diagonal gripping grooves stamped on its outer edges; this end is round and open and has threading on its outer edgew to allow the tip to be attached to an ear syringe; there is a round, leather washer between the threaded section and the section with the gripping grooves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
leather: dark brown
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear but no corrosion; the leather is complete and undamaged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #703; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing Hospital -- Professional Instruments -- Equipment -- Supplies," by V. Mueller & Co., 1956, p. 72 (similar to item #AU-505) (see attached photocopy); came in an envelope with other instruments, 997.001.340-.343, .345-.350; CD #3; CD #5
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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Dorothy (Zurbrigg) Sheats Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
996017003 a-b
Description
(a) Cylindrical hollow clear glass syringe with metal ends; one end is open while the other has an attachment which is bent at a 45 deg. angle and ends in a rounded tip with a very small opening; (b) plunger for the syringe, with a screw-on cap and a rod with an o-shaped handle; the plunging end ha…
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Accession Number
996017003 a-b
Collection
Dorothy (Zurbrigg) Sheats Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
(a) Cylindrical hollow clear glass syringe with metal ends; one end is open while the other has an
attachment which is bent at a 45 deg. angle and ends in a rounded tip with a very small opening;
(b) plunger for the syringe, with a screw-on cap and a rod with an o-shaped handle; the plunging
end has a material which appears to be leather; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ear syringe - Size: Length 12.5 cm. x Width 2.4 cm. x Diameter2.0
b - ear syringe plunger - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 2.6 cm.
Provenance
Owned by Dorothy (Zurbrigg) Sheats, KGH Nursing graduate, 1947, and Registered Nurse
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Acquired upon graduation by Dorothy (Zurbrigg) Sheats
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
leather (?): brown
Inscriptions
The outer edges of the metal ends have a stamped dot design on them
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Condition Remarks
(a) There are no chips, cracks or breaks in the glass and the metal shows no corrosion or excessive
wear; (b) the area where the o-shaped handle attaches to the plunging rod has a small spot of corrosion;
the leather area at the plunging end is missing a small section and is very dry and brittle;
the plunger will no longer fit into the syringe; the chrome of the rod is worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dorothy (Zurbrigg) Sheats; CD #2
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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Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997037195
Description
Ear syringe, which consists of a large cylindrical metal barrel that is open at the ends; the tip, which has a slot and pin lock, is cylindrical up to a grooved ring, at which point it tapers to a flattened point with a small, round opening
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Accession Number
997037195
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Ear syringe, which consists of a large cylindrical metal barrel that is open at the ends; the tip, which has a slot and pin lock, is cylindrical up to a grooved ring, at which point it tapers to a flattened point with a small, round opening
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
Item has mark of post-1934 Jetter & Scheerer caduceus logo
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on finger ring: "[logo: a caduceus with a crown on top] // INGRAM & BELL"; stamped on plunger arm along graduated scale: "0 // 10 // 20 // 30 // 40 // 50 // 60 // 70 // 80 // 90 // 100"; stamped on tapered spout: "12"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 28.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Syringe barrel shows some pitting as well as scratches; inside rim of finger rings are pitted and exhibit slight traces of inactive corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., The Kny-Scheerer Co., Milwaukee, 1915, p. 3083 (item C/-6033-41) (see attached photocopy); CD #8
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001010 a-b
Description
Ear syringe which consists of (a) the syringe that is a hollow cylindrical tube that has openings at both ends; one end has a small circular opening with an attached tapered tip that is also cylindrical and hollow and which tapers to a smaller circular opening; the other end of the syringe is fully…
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Accession Number
997001010 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Ear syringe which consists of (a) the syringe that is a hollow cylindrical tube that has openings at both ends; one end has a small circular opening with an attached tapered tip that is also cylindrical and hollow and which tapers to a smaller circular opening; the other end of the syringe is fully open and has threading on the outer lip; this threading allows the attachment of the cap of (b), the plunger; the plunger has a round cap with threading on the inside edge and two circular finger grips attached to the top; a circular hole in the centre of the cap allows the central bar of the plunger to slide through; the bar is solid cylindrical metal with a round plunger at one end, which fits inside the syringe; the other end of the central bar has an attached oval thumb grip; the central bar also has a scale from 1 to 4 stamped into it
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ear syringe; Size: Length 16.1 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
b - ear syringe plunger; Size: Length 18.8 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Randall Faichney Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver; yellow
Inscriptions
(a) The outside of the syringe is stamped, "MATCHLESS // THE RANDALL FAICHNEY CO. // BOSTON"; the end of the syringe where the tip is attached has the number "23" stamped into it; (b) the bottom of the plunger has the number "23" stamped into it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Condition Remarks
The syringe arrived dusty and dirty; the thumb ring has been soldered with a gold-coloured metal (presumably after having been broken off); no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #86; Very similar to C/-6033-41 in "Surgical Instruments," by Kny-Scheerer, 1915, p. 3083 (see attached photocopy); similar to N-810 in "Surgical Instruments," by Storz Instrument Company, 1966, p. 42 (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #3
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Dates
1800
circa 1800
Collection
Rick Neilson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
007033001
Description
A hand-made pewter ear syringe with a ring tipped plunger; hollow cylindrical metal tapered at the tip.
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Accession Number
007033001
Collection
Rick Neilson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
A hand-made pewter ear syringe with a ring tipped plunger; hollow cylindrical metal tapered at the tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Syringe was recovered from the Kingston Harbor in the late 1980s by donor.
Dates
1800
circa 1800
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks; reference catalogue
Material
metal: gray
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-14
Dimension Notes
Length 12.1 cm x Diam 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows wear, corrosion, dirty; plunger and removable top is now unmovable.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Rick Neilson; "Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., 1987, p. 170; CD #2.
Research Facts
This syringe mirrors the style of several full-size pewter enema syringes (Circa 1800) already in the Museum's collection. Current research indicates that this is likely an ear or nasal syringe. At present, this is the first syringe of this type in the museum collection.
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1991.17.89
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Accession Number
1991.17.89
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.8.6
Description
Large metal syringe with detachable tip and three-ring handle.
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Accession Number
1975.8.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- ear, eye, nose
Description
Large metal syringe with detachable tip and three-ring handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Hugh Gilchrist, executor of Dr. McCosh's estate (Toronto); owned and used by Dr. J.T. McCosh of the University of Toronto.
Maker
The Randall Faichney Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MATCHLESS"; "THE RANDALL FAICHNEY CO."; "BOSTON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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