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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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advertising flyer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.195
Description
An advertising flyer for Howarth's Carminative; single sided; letter format.
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Accession Number
1977.12.195
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Pediatrics
Description
An advertising flyer for Howarth's Carminative; single sided; letter format.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine
Maker
The Howarth Drug Company
Material
paper: green
ink: black
Inscriptions
printed on the front cover: "Dear Madam: // we bet to give you some data concerning the history of Howarth's // Carminative and its remarkable success in the relief of nearly all the common // ailments of infancy and childhood."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 25.4 cm x Width 15.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has faded; watermark at top; slight tears along bottom; slight creases along bottom
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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The Baby 7th Ed. [instructional booklet]

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Dates
1943
Collection
Karen Stinson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
017035003
Description
Small papercovered booklet published by the Department of Health Ontario designed to help parents improve and ensure the health of their infants; two staples; photograph of mother with three young children playing outside with toys and swing set in the background; seventy-two pages; on the inside o…
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Accession Number
017035003
Collection
Karen Stinson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Vaccination
Immunization
Diphtheria
Home Health
Description
Small papercovered booklet published by the Department of Health Ontario designed to help parents improve and ensure the health of their infants; two staples; photograph of mother with three young children playing outside with toys and swing set in the background; seventy-two pages; on the inside of the back cover is a copy of a completed registration of a live birth.
Provenance
Originally belonged to the donor, Karen Stinson.
Maker
Department of Health Ontario
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, orange, grey
Inscriptions
On the front: "The // Baby"; on the inside cover: "Baby's Record"; frontispiece: "The Baby // Ontario // Issued by the // DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH // ONTARIO // HONOURABLE RUSSEL T. KELLY // MINISTER // 7th EDITION // Copyright, 1943"; "A Message // TO THE PEOPLE OF // ONTARIO"; "Contents"; "Baby's Record"; "Notes"; "Index"; on the back: "Issued by // The Department of Health of Ontario // Parliament Buildings, Toronto // COPYRIGHTED 1943"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 6 a
Length
23.7 cm
Width
16.6 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The front and back sides of the cover are heavily scratched and the covers have begun to loosen from the spine
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ministry_of_Health_and_Long-Term_Care
Research Facts
The website below shows that the 7th edition was published during the time when Russell T. Kelly was the Minister of the Department of Health Ontario, which was between 1946-1950.
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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
Mrs. Iva Teepell Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
003036001
Description
Baby carriage consists of a collapsible wooden frame on wheels; seating area is made of an oil cloth that is stretched along the back and sides of frame; back rest is decorated with tassles and is positioned opposite to the horizontal push handle bar so that the child faces the person pushing; carr…
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Accession Number
003036001
Collection
Mrs. Iva Teepell Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Household Articles
Description
Baby carriage consists of a collapsible wooden frame on wheels; seating area is made of an oil cloth that is stretched along the back and sides of frame; back rest is decorated with tassles and is positioned opposite to the horizontal push handle bar so that the child faces the person pushing; carriage has a wooden feet supporting tier; carriage has a sitting and a reclining position.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Brockville and used by donor's sister as a wheelchair when she was a child
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Timeline for improvements on wheelchairs.
Material
wood: brown
fabric: green, grey
metal: yellow
rubber: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 112.0 cm x Width 53.0 cm x Depth 38.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood is tarnished and scratched in several places; metal is rusty throughout the artifact; rubber is stiff and deteriorating; rubber has broken off larges wheels; finish on the oil cloth is peeling in some places; oil cloth is frayed and torn at the seams.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Mrs Iva Teepell (donor); CD #1
Research Facts
Chair was purchased second-hand in Brockville in 1919. Donor's father obtained the chair for her sister, to be used as a wheelchair after the sister was injured by a kick in the stomach. The sister was less than 8 years old.
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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002017002
Description
A small pink cup-shaped style enameled bedpan known as a "baby potty".
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Accession Number
002017002
Collection
Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
Pediatrics
MM= Home Nursing -- urinal
Description
A small pink cup-shaped style enameled bedpan known as a "baby potty".
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Based on appearance
Material
metal: pink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-2
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Several large chips and cracks in the enamel coating of object, especially at the edges; some water marks and corrosion on chips inside object.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Baby's Own Tablets

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Dates
1955
1960
circa 1955-1960
Collection
Dr. William Hay Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Home Health
Paediatrics
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
009043009 a-d
Description
Physician's sample package of Baby's Own brand infant pharmaceuticals; (a) a pale green and white envelope with illustrations of four stocks birds in flight carrying various items in a sling of white cloth baby diapers; the first one is carrying cough syrup, the second is carrying a box of espirets…
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Accession Number
009043009 a-d
Collection
Dr. William Hay Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Home Health
Paediatrics
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Archival
Pediatrics
Pharmaceuticals
Description
Physician's sample package of Baby's Own brand infant pharmaceuticals; (a) a pale green and white envelope with illustrations of four stocks birds in flight carrying various items in a sling of white cloth baby diapers; the first one is carrying cough syrup, the second is carrying a box of espirets, the third is carrying a case of tablets and the fourth is carrying an infant; inside the envelope are 3 other objects; (b) one sheet of paper folded into quarters describing the research conducted to prove that the company's products are successful in relieving children of ailments, such as constipation and teething; (c) small Baby's Own tablet box for minor ills in pale blue and white ink; (d) and a small white package of espirets with navy writing.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a – envelope - Length 8.6 cm x Width 21.2 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
b – pamphlet - Length 19.4 cm x Width 30.3 cm (fully opened) x Depth 0.01 cm (fully opened)
c – tablets box - Length 2.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
d - espirets - Length 3.9 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Owned by donor’s father, Dr. William D. Hay
Maker
G. T. Fulford Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville and Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
1960
circa 1955-1960
Date Remarks
Studies to demonstrate the effectiveness of the tablets commenced in 1954 and ended in 1955
Material
paper: white, blue
ink: black, blue, white
Inscriptions
(a) on the front: "To Your New Family From The Baby's Own Family // Baby's Own Tablets, Espirets, and Cough Syrup..."; (b) on the inside: "to // safeguard // your baby // remarkable results in cases of // constipation and gastro-intestinal // distress accompanying teething // proof that Baby's Own Tablets // are safe for babies as young as 2 // months even when taken continuously over an extended period"; on the back: "Dear Mother: // Please let us extend our welcome to the new arrival. // Most sincerely yours, // Mirriam Kerr // Director of Baby Clinic // G. T. FULLFORD CO., LTD."; (c) on the front: "Free Sample // BABY'S OWN // TABLETS // FOR ALL MINOR BABY ILLS"; (d) on the front: "PROFESSIONAL SAMPLE // BABY'S OWN // ESPIRETS // 1/14 GRAINS A*S*A TABLETS // ORANGE FLAVOURED AND SWEETENED // G. T. FULFORD CO. LTD * TORONTO CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Condition Remarks
The edges around the envelope are a little worn and the sides of the tablets case are beginning to bend outwards
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Dr. William D. Hay, graduated from Queen’s University: Arts 1914, MA 1918; Faculty of Meds Class of 1921; worked at Queen’s University / Kingston General Hospital as a Pathologist; co-founder of the Kingston Blood Bank, 1942; retired 1957.
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Dates
1930
1935
1930-1935
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
015020001
Description
White painted openwork style wicker infants bassinette with wood slat board base with hand written names of all the x31 babies that used this bassinette for several generations of the Barber and Brunke family including other families for their newborns; manufacturer's stamp embossed on bottom board…
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Accession Number
015020001
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Household Articles
Description
White painted openwork style wicker infants bassinette with wood slat board base with hand written names of all the x31 babies that used this bassinette for several generations of the Barber and Brunke family including other families for their newborns; manufacturer's stamp embossed on bottom board; designed with openwork curved hood; marks for original leg support shown on base; thirty-one names on the base dating from 1931 until 2012.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family (Barber & Brunke) and her parents used it for her and her brother in the 1930s. Her father constructed the rolling base to allow her mother to move it easily around the house. The Barbers and the Brunkes’ have lived in Kingston for a few generations.
Maker
Gendron Company
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1935
1930-1935
Date Remarks
Donor remarks and dates on base
Material
wood: white
Inscriptions
"TORONTO // Gendron"
Permanent Location
W1 - Floor
Length
67.0 cm
Width
51.0 cm
Height
59.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Heavily painted with layers showing on base; minor break in wicker
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
internet
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassinet
Research Facts
A bassinet, bassinette, or cradle is a bed specifically for babies from birth to about four months.
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bronchoscope (paediatric)

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997034351
Description
Straight, hollow metal ltube with two eyelets on each side at distal end and a fibre optic cable attached at proximal end.
Accession Number
997034351
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Bronchoscopy -- instrumentation
Pulmonary Disease (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Lung Disease -- diagnosis
Pediatrics
Description
Straight, hollow metal ltube with two eyelets on each side at distal end and a fibre optic cable attached at proximal end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-8
Dimension Notes
Length 30.6 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," Chas. F. Thackray Ltd., ca. 1970, p. L-401 (similar to item L2183) (please see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
Used for visual examination of bronchii and the upper lobe of the lung; for aspirating secretions and taking biopsies for diagnosis.
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child leg brace set

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Jennifer MacLeod Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
996027001 a-b
Description
Pair of child's leg braces (a) right (b) left; each brace is made of a metal foot-shaped plate at the bottom with the side edges turned up; the foot plate is lined with heavy felt; a piece of leather at the back of the heel provides support for two long heavy strips of metal which came from either …
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Accession Number
996027001 a-b
Collection
Jennifer MacLeod Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Pediatrics
Description
Pair of child's leg braces (a) right (b) left; each brace is made of a metal foot-shaped plate at the bottom with the side edges turned up; the foot plate is lined with heavy felt; a piece of leather at the back of the heel provides support for two long heavy strips of metal which came from either side of the heel and would have ended just below the child's knee; another leather strap is at the top and is held in place with a strip of leather and buckle; there are three additional straps which went around the foot.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - right - Length 31.0 cm. x Width 21.0 cm. x Depth 9.2 cm.
b - left - Length 32.0 cm. x Width 21.9 cm. x Depth 9.4 cm.
Provenance
Leg braces were purchased at an auction in Morton, Ontario shortly before donation to the museum.
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
metal: silver; grey; rust
leather: black; brown
fabric: navy; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E1-5
Temporary Location
On display: "Vaccines and Immunization: Epidemics, Prevention, and Canadian Innovation"; Museum of Health Care, Nov. 28, 2013 (a - right brace only).
Condition Remarks
Both braces show signs of heavy use; the leather is worn and cracked in places; the buckles and metal side braces are corroded and the metal foot plates have small holes and cracks; the felt is very worn; one of the leather straps at the foot on (a) is broken; both braces were very dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Likely made for a polio victim
Exhibit History
(b) Off-site for conservation at Queen’s University Masters of Art Conservation School, Sept – Dec 2018.
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Colles splint, child

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002506
Description
A moulded left forearm bar style Colles splint child sized of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 15 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in three vertical lines of five cutouts each; towards the …
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Accession Number
997002506
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
A moulded left forearm bar style Colles splint child sized of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 15 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in three vertical lines of five cutouts each; towards the hand the brace twists slightly and narrows before joining with a cast hammer-like handgrip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Zimmer Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Based on Zimmer Catalogue from 1940, p. 17 (similar to model No. 13 F) (see attached photocopy)
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal at bottom of splint on the back side: "ZIMMER MFG. CO. // WARSAW [logo with a capital Z inside a diamond shape] IND. U.S.A. // 13 F"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-16
Dimension Notes
Length 22.3 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Scratches present all over splint; hand grip exhibits signs of pitting and discolouration; discolouration and pitting of metal present on back side; there are adhesive marks at the base of the handle and on the back left hand edge of the splint
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Zimmer Manufacturing Company Website. January 7, 2009, March 23, 2011.
Research Facts
Justin O. Zimmer began Zimmer Manufacturing Company in Warsaw Indiana in 1927; the Zimmer line of 50 aluminum splints debuts at the American Medical Association meeting in May of 1927 in Washington, D.C. and the Zimmer splint becomes an immediate leader in its field; 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; handpiece is contoured to fit the hand
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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