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adrenalin vaporizer; box

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1985.6.2
Description
A glass "hourglass-shaped" container stoppered with a plastic-topped cork at one end and operated with a rubber bulb from the other end; box also contains instruction leaflet.
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Accession Number
1985.6.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Respiratory Therapy
Asthma, drug therapy
Description
A glass "hourglass-shaped" container stoppered with a plastic-topped cork at one end and operated with a rubber bulb from the other end; box also contains instruction leaflet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Edna Beange, chairman, East York Health Unit, Toronto.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
glass: clear
rubber: red
plastic: black
cork: brown
cardboard: yellow
paper: white
ink: red; black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-13
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Adrenalin is given by inhalation to heal the paroxysms of bronchial asthma.
Exhibit History
McCord Museum in Montreal ("Growing Up in Montreal") from 26 Aug. 2004 to 22 June 2007; L-2004.3.
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asthma nefrin applicator

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1980.1.3
Description
A plastic asthma inhaler with a white plastic top; can be opened at both ends.
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Accession Number
1980.1.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Respiratory Therapy
Asthma
Description
A plastic asthma inhaler with a white plastic top; can be opened at both ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. C.D. Gossage.
Material
plastic: translucent yellow; white
Inscriptions
Embossed on face: "Asthma Nefrin"; embossed on back: "Pat. by H.E. Curry".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-13
Dimension Notes
Length 9.7 cm x Width 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Slight crack at mouth of applicator.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Belonged to Dr. Gossage's son.
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001392 a-b
Description
Atomizer bottle (a) in a cardboard box (b); the atomizer bottle is glass and is narrow, cylindrical and hollow, with a flat, closed, round bottom; there is an outwardly rounded ridge in the glass, just below the neck; the neck tapers in and ends with a rounded open top; the neck is covered with a m…
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Accession Number
997001392 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Respiratory Therapy
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- atomizer
Description
Atomizer bottle (a) in a cardboard box (b); the atomizer bottle is glass and is narrow, cylindrical and hollow, with a flat, closed, round bottom; there is an outwardly rounded ridge in the glass, just below the neck; the neck tapers in and ends with a rounded open top; the neck is covered with a metal cap--also with a round, open hole in the centre and threading on its inner edges; the bottle is stored in a 6-sided cardboard box that has flaps at the top and bottom; all sides of the box are flat and the outer edges have printing on them.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - atomizer bottle - Size: Length 11.0 x Diam. 3.3 cm
b - cardboard box - Size: Length 18.4 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
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
Maker
The De Vilbiss Company
Site Made (City)
Toledo
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
cardboard: light green; cream; black
Inscriptions
(a) None; (b) the front and back of the box both read, "The // De Vilbiss // Company // TOLEDO // OHIO // MADE IN U.S.A."; the bottom of the box reads, "PRINTED IN U.S.A. // NO. 150 QB // CLEAR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Condition Remarks
(a) The bottle appears to be unused; no stains, chips or scratches are visible in the glass; the metal is undamaged and shows no corrosion; (b) the cardboard box shows some wear; the top flap is partially missing; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #713; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals" by The Geo. P. Pilling & Son Company, 1932, p. 140 (very similar to item #P6808) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004030 a-b
Description
Molded clear glass bottle screws into metal apparatus to create atomizer for spray medicine; rubber bulb is missing.
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Accession Number
993004030 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Respiratory Therapy
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- atomizer
Description
Molded clear glass bottle screws into metal apparatus to create atomizer for spray medicine; rubber bulb is missing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - glass bottle - Size: Length 5.4 cm. x Diam. 5.0 cm.
b - metal spray - Size: Length 14.2 cm. x Width 6.0 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Raised design on bottome of glass bottle: F // (letter W above the letter T enclosed in an
inverted triangle): see drawing on accession sheet
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-6
Condition Remarks
small residue in glass requires brush to clean; #2: metal lid inside tarnished
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1962.1.7
Description
Chrome-plated atomizer with a wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1962.1.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Respiratory Therapy
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- atomizer
Description
Chrome-plated atomizer with a wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. H.A.S. Vokes.
Material
metal: silver
wood: dark brown
paraffin
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Dimension Notes
Depth 10.0 cm x Diam. 5.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Chrome plating has worn off in many places; black discolouration has taken place; paint has worn off wooden handle; signs of mould on the paraffin inside; #2: something black, moist, and tar-like inside.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1980.18.112
Description
Atomizer, consisting of a rubber bulb attached to a metal rod and a rubber siphon.
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Accession Number
1980.18.112
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Respiratory Therapy
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- atomizer
Description
Atomizer, consisting of a rubber bulb attached to a metal rod and a rubber siphon.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
rubber: black; yellow
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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bronchitis kettle

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1978.24.4 a-e
Description
A soldered tin inhaler consisting of an inhaling tube (a) with one end enlarged for inhaling, and the other end attached to a circular flat lid; a cylinder (b) with raffia-covered C-shaped handles, which sits on a support (c) with three thin legs above a heat source with a wick (d); parts (c) and (…
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Accession Number
1978.24.4 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Respiratory Therapy
Description
A soldered tin inhaler consisting of an inhaling tube (a) with one end enlarged for inhaling, and the other end attached to a circular flat lid; a cylinder (b) with raffia-covered C-shaped handles, which sits on a support (c) with three thin legs above a heat source with a wick (d); parts (c) and (d) fit inside (b) and are covered with a lid (e) (for storage?).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 40.0 cm
b - cylinder - Size: Length 12.0 cm
c - support - Size: Length 10.5 cm
d - heat source - Size: Length 10.1 cm
e - lid - Size: Diam. 11.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Miss Helen Cronin of Toronto.
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: brown; grey
raffia: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-4
Condition Remarks
Some rusting
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This item came from a drugstore in Northern Ontario (St. Mary's); Miss Cronin's father, an engineer, took over the drugstore in payment of a debt.
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Clima mask; box

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1983.4.2 a-c
Description
Cardboard box containing a warm air inhalation mask consisting of a cone that fits over the nose and mouth, which is connected to a small inhalation apparatus that has a cylindrical shape and fits into a person's hand.
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Accession Number
1983.4.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Respiratory Therapy
Description
Cardboard box containing a warm air inhalation mask consisting of a cone that fits over the nose and mouth, which is connected to a small inhalation apparatus that has a cylindrical shape and fits into a person's hand.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. J.D. Tanner of Toronto.
Maker
Hirtz & Co.
Site Made (City)
Cologne
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
plastic
elastic
Inscriptions
Printed on the box: "Clima maske // HICO // [photo of woman with the mask on her face, holding the inhaler] // Warm air inhalation // according to Dr. Dobbelstein // A product of: Hirtz & Co. KG // Cologne - Rh. - Germany // Alteburger Str. 11"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Photocopy of box attached to accession sheet; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Found by Mr. Tanner wrapped in brown paper on a Toronto street.
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DeVilbiss atomizer no. 15

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1975.8.10
Description
A bell-shaped glass jar with a spray nozzle and a rubber bulb; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1975.8.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Respiratory Therapy
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- atomizer
Description
A bell-shaped glass jar with a spray nozzle and a rubber bulb; Note: item is missing.
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
De Vilbiss Mfg. Co. Ltd
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
glass: clear
metal: yellow
rubber: brown
Inscriptions
"DEVILBISS 15""
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 24.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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DeVilbiss atomizer no. 16 in box

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Dates
1909
circa 1909
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1975.8.9 a-i
Description
Atomizer, consisting of: (a) a bell-shaped bottle with (b) a metal neck; (c) a tubular glass flask with a spout in the side; (d,e) metal spray tubes; (f) rubber tubing; (g,h) vulcanite tops for the bottle; (i) a nozzle for the spray tube; also (unnumbered) wire, paper with directions, and a box (no…
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Accession Number
1975.8.9 a-i
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Respiratory Therapy
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- atomizer
Description
Atomizer, consisting of: (a) a bell-shaped bottle with (b) a metal neck; (c) a tubular glass flask with a spout in the side; (d,e) metal spray tubes; (f) rubber tubing; (g,h) vulcanite tops for the bottle; (i) a nozzle for the spray tube; also (unnumbered) wire, paper with directions, and a box (not the original box for this atomizer).
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a,b - bottle and neck - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
c - flask - Size: Length 8.3 cm
d,e - spray tubes - Size: Length 12.7 cm
f - rubber tubing - Size: Length 10.0 cm
g,h - bottle tops - Size: Diam. 2.0 cm
i - nozzle
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
DeVilbiss Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Windsor
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1909
circa 1909
Date Remarks
Patent date given on (b).
Material
glass: clear; brownish
metal: brownish; silver
rubber: grey
Inscriptions
On (b): "PAT. DEC 7.09 U.S.A."; on (d and e): "DEVILBISS NO. 49";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber is stiff; #3: the box is falling apart; potential chemical leakage.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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