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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997016045 a-b
Description
Bead forceps, which consist of the forceps with a guiding tube; (a) the outer guiding tube is a long, hollow cylindrical tube with a round open tip that has a 5 cm end length which is slightly larger in diameter; the holding end has an attached piece of round metal and a smaller opening; the forcep…
Accession Number
997016045 a-b
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Disease (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Foreign Bodies
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- retrieval
Description
Bead forceps, which consist of the forceps with a guiding tube; (a) the outer guiding tube is a
long, hollow cylindrical tube with a round open tip that has a 5 cm end length which is slightly
larger in diameter; the holding end has an attached piece of round metal and a smaller opening; the
forceps (b) consist of a long cylindrical solid metal handle that fits into the guiding tube; the
tip of the forceps have four long flat blades that bend inwards at the very end; these blades close
together when the forceps are pulled through the guiding tube; the end of the forceps has threads
cut into the metal; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - guiding tube - Size: Length 38.6 cm. x Diameter1.3 cm.
b - bead forceps - Size: Length 44.3 cm. x Width 1.7 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-9
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Condition Remarks
The bead forceps arrived attached to a display board with wire and glue gun adhesive; the metal
shows only minor wear and no corrosion; the end grips are flexible and move easily
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. John Desmond; "Pilling Instruments And Equipment For Surgeons And Hospitals" by the George P.
Pilling & Son Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1932, p. 82 (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
Identified as a coin catcher by Dr. Desmond, but it is not the right shape
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Brecht Infant Feeder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8569
Dates
1950
1960
1950-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Accession Number
1991.14.2 a-b
Description
Brecht infant feeder consisting of clear glass tube with shaped points at both ends to attach pull-on brown latex nipple at one end and a black rubber squeeze bulb at the other; with original cardboard box printed with brand information.
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Accession Number
1991.14.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
MeSH Heading
Feeding Methods
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Bottle Feeding -- bottle
Description
Brecht infant feeder consisting of clear glass tube with shaped points at both ends to attach pull-on brown latex nipple at one end and a black rubber squeeze bulb at the other; with original cardboard box printed with brand information.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - infant feeder b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Ontario Medical Association via Jane Buzza.
Maker
Rigo
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1960
1950-1960
Material
glass: transparent
rubber: tan; black
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on top side of box: ""Rigo" BRECHT INFANT FEEDER // For administering food to babies not strong enough to feed naturally // Capacity approximately 1 1/4 ounce". Printed on one side of box: "Rigo BRECHT INFANT FEEDER // For feeding premature and weakly infants // Fitted with pure Latex Nippler (small size - one hole) // Soft rubber bulb to ensure gentle flow". Printed on other side of box: "FOR THE NORMAL BABY // The Rigo Improved Nipple and the Rigo // Nurser provide the best feeding combination"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-
Length
a - 20.0 cm b - 20.8 cm
Width
b - 3.9 cm
Depth
b - 3.6 cm
Diameter
a - 2.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Original box flaps missing and replaced with custom fitted removable cardboard flaps
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Research Facts
Researching origin of the name "Brecht Feeder": It appears to refer to the use of a syringe-like tube, with attached nipple at one end and valve at the other. Found one reference with "Brecht" as a registered trademark, which may mean it refers to the tubing itself.
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Chadborn-Schimmelbusch inhaler pediatric anaesthesia mask

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1008
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997018003
Description
Chadborn-Schimmelbusch ether mask / inhaler folding type, which consists of a metal base formed into an egg-shaped oval with an open centre; there are two folding semi-circular pieces of metal that create a convex shape above the base; these can be folded flat towards the base; there is a flat roun…
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Accession Number
997018003
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Chadborn-Schimmelbusch ether mask / inhaler folding type, which consists of a metal base formed into an egg-shaped oval with an open centre; there are two folding semi-circular pieces of metal that create a convex shape above the base; these can be folded flat towards the base; there is a flat rounded piece of metal coming from one end of the base that forms a handle; at the point where the handle joins the base, a heavy oval wire is attached; this has a screw attachment at the other end, which holds it in place in a rounded slot; the wire can be lifted up and over the convex-shaped pieces.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Winnipeg Children's Hospital in the 1950-1960.
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-8 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.0 cm. x Width: 8.0 cm. x Depth: 4.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
The metal of the mask shows some wear, but there are no missing pieces and all moving pieces do so, freely; there is a small area of green corrosion on the base under the upper wire
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Peter G. Duncan; "A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries" by Chas. F. Thackray, p. 8
Research Facts
The heavy wire allows gauze to be secured over the mask; the mask's size and provenance suggest that it was used on children
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Chevalier Jackson standard bronchoscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9861
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997034305 a-b
Description
Straight, rouond, hollow instrument with a handle at the proximal end and a suction port; light carrier enclosed.
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Accession Number
997034305 a-b
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 -- instrumentation
Description
Straight, rouond, hollow instrument with a handle at the proximal end and a suction port; light carrier enclosed.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bronchoscope - Size: Length 30.0 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - light carrier - Size: Length 25.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Pilling
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 on.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-8
Condition Remarks
No staining; no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals,", by George Pilling & Sons, 1932, p. 89 (similar to item #J-510) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Used for bronchus and lung investigation.
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child proctoscope and obturator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12362
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997034528 a-b
Description
A child-sized proctoscope with obturator consists of two parts: (a) a flat handle attached to an open funnel with a long, hollow tube to accept (b) a fine metal rod with a flat metal handle on one end and a solid metal bullet on the other end.
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Accession Number
997034528 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- proctoscope
Description
A child-sized proctoscope with obturator consists of two parts: (a) a flat handle attached to an open funnel with a long, hollow tube to accept (b) a fine metal rod with a flat metal handle on one end and a solid metal bullet on the other end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - obturator - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
b - proctoscope - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Mueller & Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Dr Kerr" engraved on handle of scope; "V Mueller & Co." stamped into metal of scope.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Condition Remarks
No corrosion or stains; coating on handle peeling off; also on tip of funnel.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing," V. Mueller & Co., 1956, p. 485 (item SU-260)
Research Facts
Used to examine the anus and rectum of a child.
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Deaver retractor, pediatric

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4615
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034099
Description
The Deaver retractor is a single piece of flat metal with rounded edges; the handle is straight, then curves inward and then up to form a semicircle that is tapered and rounded at the end; the other end of the handle becomes a blade that curves outward and then in to form a semicircle with a rounde…
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Accession Number
997034099
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- general operating
Description
The Deaver retractor is a single piece of flat metal with rounded edges; the handle is straight, then curves inward and then up to form a semicircle that is tapered and rounded at the end; the other end of the handle becomes a blade that curves outward and then in to form a semicircle with a rounded tip; overall, the object looks like a question mark.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Sklar
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"SKLAR STAINLESS" stamped into metal on inner side of handle; "DOR Child" engraved on inner side of handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows no corrosion or staining.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc, 1967, p. 68 (item #175-606)
Research Facts
Used for retracting tissue and organs during pediatric surgery.
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Deaver retractor, pediatric

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4616
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034100
Description
The Deaver retractor is a single piece of flat metal with rounded edges; the handle is straight, then curves inward and then up to form a semicircle that is tapered and rounded at the end; the other end of the handle becomes a blade that curves outward and then in to form a semicircle with a rounde…
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Accession Number
997034100
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- general operating
Description
The Deaver retractor is a single piece of flat metal with rounded edges; the handle is straight, then curves inward and then up to form a semicircle that is tapered and rounded at the end; the other end of the handle becomes a blade that curves outward and then in to form a semicircle with a rounded tip; overall, the object looks like a question mark.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Sklar
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"SKLAR STAINLESS" stamped into metal on inner side of handle; "DOR Child" engraved on inner side of handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows no staining; there is one small area of corrosion on the blade.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc, 1967, p. 68 (item #175-606
Research Facts
Used for retracting tissue and organs during pediatric surgery.
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endotracheal tube

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Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997008117
Description
Infant endotracheal intubation tube, which consists of a length of cylindrical hollow molded plastic with a metal piece attached at one end; the metal attachment end is a cylindrical piece of hollow metal with an open funnel-shaped end; the patient end or tip is open and cut to create a bevelled ed…
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Accession Number
997008117
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Intubation, Intratracheal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Description
Infant endotracheal intubation tube, which consists of a length of cylindrical hollow molded plastic with a metal piece attached at one end; the metal attachment end is a cylindrical piece of hollow metal with an open funnel-shaped end; the patient end or tip is open and cut to create a bevelled edge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Foregger
Material
plastic: orange
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The words "FOREGGER 16 FR" are stamped onto the outside of the plastic tube; the metal end has, "1/MIE" stamped into it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.6 cm. x Diam. : 1.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
The endotracheal tube arrived dirty and dusty; overall, it shows evidence of very little or no wear; the plastic tube is complete and undamaged; the metal is complete and shows no corrosion; #2 no new damage; #3: rubber - requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The tube was used to intubate infants under anaesthesia
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery - Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Nov. 2, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997018005
Description
Ether hook, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube that is rounded and open at the machine end with a cuff to allow the attachment of a rubber hose; the tip of the hook is curved into a hook shape and flattened, but still hollow; there is a small rounded flap sticking off the tip end.
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Accession Number
997018005
Collection
Winnipeg Children's Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- tube
Description
Ether hook, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube that is rounded and open at the machine end with a cuff to allow the attachment of a rubber hose; the tip of the hook is curved into a hook shape and flattened, but still hollow; there is a small rounded flap sticking off the tip end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Winnipeg Children's Hospital in the 1950's to the 1960's.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Width: 3.0 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear, but no corrosion; there is a spot where the plating has worn away at the tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Peter G. Duncan; "Surgical Instruments Catalogue" by Lawton -- distributed in Canada exclusively by Ingram & Bell Limited, 1970, p. 124
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glycerin suppositories

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Dates
1955
circa 1955
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001160 a-b
Description
Cylindrical wide-mouth brown glass bottle (a) with metal screw-top cap (b); paper label around entire circumference; bottle contains approximately 2 ml. of liquid
Accession Number
000001160 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Suppositories
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Cylindrical wide-mouth brown glass bottle (a) with metal screw-top cap (b); paper label around entire circumference; bottle contains approximately 2 ml. of liquid
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Date Remarks
Listed in Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Material
glass: brown
metal: black
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "12 // GLYCERINE // SUPPOSITORIES // INFANT SIZE // (LONG) // These suppositories represent // our original formula and con- // tain a higher percentage of // Glycerin than is required by // the U.S.P. // L [encircled] F 347 J [stamped] // Stock 21-51-12 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; back: "DIRECTIONS FOR USE // Insert one suppository well up // in the rectum and allow to re- // main for 15 to 20 minutes. // It is not necessary for the en- // tire suppository to melt to obtain satisfactory results. // [directions repeated in French]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row E
Length
a - 8.3 cm b - 1.0 cm
Diameter
a - 3.4 cm b - 3.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottle is sound; label yellowed; dark stain down right side; some corrosion around cap edge.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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