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adjustable child's Colles splint

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002510
Description
De Puy adjustable solid metal colles fracture splint, consists of two pieces of metal joined together to form a shape intended to support a human forearm; the finger end is curled under to allow the fingers to fold over it; the other end is rounded and ends below the elbow; all edges are covered wi…
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Accession Number
997002510
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Pediatrics
Description
De Puy adjustable solid metal colles fracture splint, consists of two pieces of metal joined together to form a shape intended to support a human forearm; the finger end is curled under to allow the fingers to fold over it; the other end is rounded and ends below the elbow; all edges are covered with metal strips; there is a screw attachment at the centre which allows the front of the spint to be adjusted; the elbow end of the splint has a metal band attached at the bottom
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
De Puy Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
Suppliers catalogue
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped on the back "DE PUY MFG. CO. // WARSAW IND."
Dimension Notes
Length 18.6 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Scratches prsent all over front and back of splint; metal is pitted on the front of the splint near the narrowing portion;
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
De Puy Website. April 12, 2011. April 13, 2011.
Research Facts
The DePuy Companies are part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies; Revra DePuy founded DePuy Manufacturing (later to become DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.) in 1895 in Warsaw, Indiana, on the promise of a fiber splint to replace the wooden barrel staves then used to set fractures; DePuy then becomes the first commercial orthopaedic manufacturer in the world; the Colles splint is generally used for distal-end fractures of the ulna and radius; it can be fitted to the correct angle of flexion by slightly twisting and bending the splint
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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adjustable wire splint

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001276
Description
Adjustable wire splint, which consists of a piece of peanut-shaped mesh wire that has rounded ends and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit a human body part (most likely a leg or arm); the splint has been bent a fair amount and there are three breaks in the outer m…
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Accession Number
997001276
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire splint, which consists of a piece of peanut-shaped mesh wire that has rounded ends and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit a human body part (most likely a leg or arm); the splint has been bent a fair amount and there are three breaks in the outer metal strip; there are two metal bands attached to the bottom of the splint that likely originally had cloth straps.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 26.3 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows heavy wear and bending; there are three breaks in the metal strip at the edges; a small area of corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #5
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adjustable wire splint

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001277
Description
Adjustable wire splint, which consists of a piece of peanut-shaped mesh wire that has rounded ends and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit a human body part (most likely a leg or arm); the splint has been bent and there is a break in the metal strip edging; there a…
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Accession Number
997001277
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire splint, which consists of a piece of peanut-shaped mesh wire that has rounded ends and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit a human body part (most likely a leg or arm); the splint has been bent and there is a break in the metal strip edging; there are two metal bands attached to the bottom of the splint that hold cloth straps; the straps are made of cotton woven into a long strip with a round end with metal edging at one end and a rectangular buckle at the other end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
fabric: beige
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 9.7 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear and has one break at one side of the edge; there is one small patch of corrosion at the opposite edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #5
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adjustable wire utility splint

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001272
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm.
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Accession Number
997001272
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear, but is unbroken and shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by the George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 310 (similar to item # P22180) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for an arm injury
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adjustable wire utility splint

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3708
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001273
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm.
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Accession Number
997001273
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 21.2 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear, but is unbroken and shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by the George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 310 (similar to item # P22180) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for an arm injury
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adjustable wire utility splint

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001274
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint was originally curved to fit with and support a human arm, but has been bent repeatedly and now has a wavy, uneven surface and …
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Accession Number
997001274
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint was originally curved to fit with and support a human arm, but has been bent repeatedly and now has a wavy, uneven surface and three broken places at the edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 20.9 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows a great deal of wear, most of which is likely from being bent repeatedly; there are three breaks in the outer metal strip; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by the George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 310 (similar to item # P22180) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for an arm injury
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adjustable wire utility splint

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3710
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001275
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm; one edge has been bent inwards.
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Accession Number
997001275
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm; one edge has been bent inwards.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 21.1 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear and has been bent, but is unbroken; there is a small area that shows corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by the George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 310 (similar to item # P22180) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for an arm injury
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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034431
Description
Threaded 89-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt, including 7.8-cm shaft.
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Accession Number
997034431
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Tibial Fractures
Leg Injuries
Description
Threaded 89-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt, including 7.8-cm shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Howmedica
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 9.2 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
Reference Comments
"1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica, p. H-17; Internet source "PubMed": www.pubmed.gov
Research Facts
This bolt is used to stabilize a fractured tibia; the reference copy states: "Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures: the results of a prospective, standardized protocol."
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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034433
Description
Threaded 57-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt, including 1.7-cm shaft.
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Accession Number
997034433
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Tibial Fractures
Leg Injuries
Description
Threaded 57-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt, including 1.7-cm shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Howmedica
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
Reference Comments
"1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica, p. H-17; Internet source "PubMed": www.pubmed.gov
Research Facts
This bolt is used to stabilize a fractured tibia; the reference copy states: "Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures: the results of a prospective, standardized protocol."
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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034434
Description
Threaded 64-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt in sealed package with information pamphlet.
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Accession Number
997034434
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Tibial Fractures
Leg Injuries
Description
Threaded 64-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt in sealed package with information pamphlet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Howmedica
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
"CAT. NO 6554-0-024 Vitallium Alloy Howmedica" printed on label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Package is not damaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
Reference Comments
"1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica, p. H-17; Internet source "PubMed": www.pubmed.gov
Research Facts
This bolt is used to stabilize a fractured tibia; the reference copy states: "Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures: the results of a prospective, standardized protocol."
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