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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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12816
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
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
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
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; etc."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A
Length
25.4 cm
Width
15.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paper has faded; watermark at top; slight tears along bottom; slight creases along bottom
Copy Type
Original
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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
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Classification
Home Health
Home Health Care
Paediatrics
Accession Number
018006001
Description
Heavy porcelain bowl with light blue glaze; the bowl is divided into three compartments, two quarters and one half; between one of the quarters and the half, there is a hole in which a cork sits; the bowl is hollow inside, and on the outside the bowl becomes wider the closer it is to the bottom, so…
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Accession Number
018006001
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Classification
Home Health
Home Health Care
Paediatrics
MeSH Heading
Infant Care
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Pediatrics
Home Health
Food
Feeding Methods
Child
Child Nutrition
Description
Heavy porcelain bowl with light blue glaze; the bowl is divided into three compartments, two quarters and one half; between one of the quarters and the half, there is a hole in which a cork sits; the bowl is hollow inside, and on the outside the bowl becomes wider the closer it is to the bottom, so there are two indents in the bowl around the edge; the bottom of the bowl contains three white rings, each one smaller as it reaches the centre of the bowl; inside the smallest ring, the middle of the bowl is indented to form a concave impression.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family. Used by all toddlers in the family.
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
porcelain: blue, white
cork: brown
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on cork: "7189".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-8
Height
7.0 cm
Diameter
18.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The small section nearest the cork has a crack in the side; some slight colour loss in small spots on the top and bottom of the bowl around the cork.
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Donor, website
Reference Comments
Donor's remarks
TheRetroRescuers, Vintage Hankscraft Baby Food Warmer Dish ~Periwinkle Blue: https://www.etsy.com/sg-en/listing/594103122/vintage-hankscraft-baby-food-warmer-dish
Research Facts
This dish was used to feed toddlers. Warm water would be poured into the hollow portion and plugged with a matching lid, which in this case has been replaced by a cork. The water inside the dish would keep the food warm. The ridged base and the heavy weight of the bowl kept toddlers from throwing the bowl on the ground, etc.
Similar items were made by a company called Hankscraft.
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The Baby [infant care book]

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Dates
1924
1930
circa 1924-1930
Category
Archival Items
Education Artifacts
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
Paediatrics
Home Health
Home Health Care
Accession Number
019001001
Description
Rectangular book with a glued binding and paper covers; the front cover contains a colour illustration of two toddlers on a beach, one wearing a red swim suit and grabbing the other's hand, who is wearing a green swim suit; the background is mostly brown, and near the top. the title "The Baby" is p…
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Accession Number
019001001
Author
Department of Health of Ontario
Category
Archival Items
Education Artifacts
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
Paediatrics
Home Health
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Care -- handbooks
Infant Care
Infant Nutrition
Child Care -- handbooks
Child Nutrition
Child
Mother-Child Relations -- handbooks
Pregnancy
Pediatrics
Home Health
Description
Rectangular book with a glued binding and paper covers; the front cover contains a colour illustration of two toddlers on a beach, one wearing a red swim suit and grabbing the other's hand, who is wearing a green swim suit; the background is mostly brown, and near the top. the title "The Baby" is printed in flourished script and outlined in pink; the spine is white and also contains the title and small illustrations of children's toys and animals; the back cover is backgrounded in black and contains a yellow, orange, pink, and red illustration of numerous children playing on a beach with a giant baby in the background in front of the sun, mouth open and holding up a rattle as birds fly in front of it; the book has sixty four pages and contains information about pre-natal care, preparation for confinement, registration of the baby's birth, care of the infant, infant feeding, care of the runabout child, common ailments of childhood, immunization, baby's record, and baby's development.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Department of Health of Ontario
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1924
1930
circa 1924-1930
Date Remarks
Honourable Forbes Godfrey was Minister of Health in Ontario from 1924 until 1930.
Material
paper: tan
ink: black, green, pink, red, grey, purple, brown, tan, yellow, orange.
Inscriptions
Printed on front cover: "The Baby"; printed on back cover: "Issued by the Department of Health of Ontario. // Honorable Forbes Godfrey - Minister of Health".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
22.5 cm
Width
15.0 cm
Height
0.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor fraying at spine and bending at corners
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
https://www.ola.org/en/members/all/forbes-elliott-godfrey
https://www.ola.org/en/members/all/harold-james-kirby
https://www.leonardshoup.com/product/64654/The-Baby--Department-of-Health-of-Ontario-----Dionne-Quintuplets-Cover-Art-No-Author--Department-of-Health-of-Ontario-Honourable-Harold-J-Kirby-Minister
http://mimicohistory.blogspot.com/2011/05/dr-forbes-godfrey-first-ontario.html
Research Facts
A later edition of this book, from 1937-1942, in print while Harold J. Kirby was Ontario's Minister of Health, has an illustration of the famous Dionne quintuplets on the front cover.
Forbes Godfrey was Ontario's first Minister of Health, and he was a doctor before entering the realm of politics. Dr. Godfrey wanted the government to do more to combat tuberculosis, as the disease was devastating Ontario's citizens. As a result of his efforts, a system of government supported tuberculosis hospitals was created. Dr. Godfrey was also a strong believer in vaccination. He was responsible for organizing the ministry of health from its beginnings, and he helped protect miners from silicosis; started industrial health programs; created public health clinics in remote areas, and began free immunization programs for Ontario school children.
Exhibit History
On exhibit 100TH Anniversary of Public Health Canada, Ottawa L-2019-7 27 Nov – 2 Dec 2019
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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 sample package

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Dates
1955
1960
circa 1955-1960
Collection
Dr. William Hay Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Home Health
Paediatrics
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
009043009 a-e
Description
Physician's sample package of Baby's Own brand infant pharmaceuticals consisting of rectangular pale green and cream paper envelope (a) containing rectangular cream paper product leaflet (b), small unsealed rectangular light blue cardboard box with 6 cylindrical white Baby’s Own Tablets (c), recta…
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Accession Number
009043009 a-e
Collection
Dr. William Hay Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Home Health
Paediatrics
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Archival
Pediatrics
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- box and packet
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- pamphlet
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- box
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- box and package
Description
Physician's sample package of Baby's Own brand infant pharmaceuticals consisting of rectangular pale green and cream paper envelope (a) containing rectangular cream paper product leaflet (b), small unsealed rectangular light blue cardboard box with 6 cylindrical white Baby’s Own Tablets (c), rectangular cream paper Baby’s Own Tablets directions sheet (d) and small sealed rectangular cream and navy paper packet containing Baby’s Own Espirets (e); envelope open at back and has illustrations of storks transporting Baby’s Own products on front; product leaflet is single sheet of paper folded in half with product information, images, research results, and letter to new mothers printed on sides in black ink; Baby’s own tablets box has product information printed in English and French on exterior sides; directions sheet was folded to fit in box and has product information and directions printed in English on front and in French on back in black ink; Baby’s Own Espirets packet contains powdered A. S. A. and has product information printed on front and English and French dosages printed on back in navy ink.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a – envelope - Length 8.6 cm x Width 21.2 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
b – leaflet - 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 – directions sheet - Length 18.5 cm Width 4.8 cm
e – packet - 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, cream
ink: pale green, black, light blue, navy
Inscriptions
Printed on the front on envelope: "To Your New Family From The Baby's Own Family // Baby's Own Tablets, Espirets, and Cough Syrup..."; printed on the inside of leaflet: "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 of leaflet: "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."; printed on the front of box: "Free Sample // BABY'S OWN // TABLETS // FOR ALL MINOR BABY ILLS"; printed at top of directions sheet: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE // OF // BABY'S OWN // TABLETS // AN ABSOLUTELY // RELIABLE CORRECTIVE // FOR MINOR BABY ILLS"; printed on front of packet: "PROFESSIONAL SAMPLE // BABY'S OWN // ESPIRETS // 1/14 GRAINS A*S*A TABLETS // ORANGE FLAVOURED AND SWEETENED // G. T. FULFORD CO. LTD * TORONTO CANADA"; printed on back of packet: "ESPIRETS are obtainable at your // druggist. // EACH TABLET - 1 1/4 GRAINS // ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID // DOSE : // Under 2 years - as directed by your // physician // 2 - 4 YEARS - 2 TABLETS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E-13 (a,b,d)
Stroage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E (c,e)
Condition Remarks
The edges around the envelope are a little worn and the sides of the tablets case are beginning to bend outwards; directions sheet distorted from being folded and kept in box; minor yellow to edges of directions sheet; Espirets packet leaking A. S. A. powder
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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