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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

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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

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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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clavicle splint

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Dates
1932
circa 1932
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037099
Description
An orthopedic clavicle splint that is a flat aluminum T-shaped brace comprised of two pieces that are permanently attached with rivets; there is cotton padding attached to the aluminum with small strings that are wound through holes punched along the edge of aluminum cross pieces; attached to the m…
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Accession Number
997037099
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
An orthopedic clavicle splint that is a flat aluminum T-shaped brace comprised of two pieces that are permanently attached with rivets; there is cotton padding attached to the aluminum with small strings that are wound through holes punched along the edge of aluminum cross pieces; attached to the main splint are three canvas straps -- two shoulder, one abdominal -- that attach with small, metal buckles; each strap has a rectangular strip of padding attached to provide comfort for skin contact areas; measurements provided are exclusive of canvas straps
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
De Puy Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1932
circa 1932
Date Remarks
Date of catalogue bearing similar item
Material
fabric: grey; white
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched into aluminum cross: "De Puy // MFG. CO. // Nc TCM // WARSAW . IND // PATENT // No. 1 755 641"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 46.0 cm x Width 36.0 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Aluminum cross members are scuffed and scratched; cotton padding is balled and frayed in some spots; canvas straps are discoloured and show traces of staining, but are flexible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," George P. Pilling & Son Co., Philadelphia, 1932, p. 311 (similar to item P22246) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
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clavicle splint

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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037405
Description
An orthopedic clavicle splint that is a flat aluminum T-shaped brace comprised of two pieces that are permanently attached with rivets; there is padding attached to the aluminum with small strings that are wound through holes punched along the edge of aluminum cross-pieces; attached to the main spl…
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Accession Number
997037405
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
An orthopedic clavicle splint that is a flat aluminum T-shaped brace comprised of two pieces that are permanently attached with rivets; there is padding attached to the aluminum with small strings that are wound through holes punched along the edge of aluminum cross-pieces; attached to the main splint are three canvas straps--two shoulder, one abdominal--that attach with small, metal buckles; each strap has a rectangular strip of padding attached to provide comfort for skin contact areas
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Zimmer Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice.
Material
metal: silver
fabric: white; grey
Inscriptions
Back of splint reads, "ZIMMER MFG. CO. // WARSAW IND. U.S.A. // NO. 1A PAT 1867215"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 47.5 cm x Width 46.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear apparent on the metal pieces
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," Geo. P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 311 (similar to item P22246) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
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clavicle straps

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
000003113
Description
Clavicle straps consist of two canvas strips, each 3.5 cm wide, and 58 cm long; each strap is loose at one end and sewn to a central, short canvas strip at the other; 23 cm from the loose ends of each strap, a 35.5 cm-long piece of rectangular padding is sewn to each canvas strip; at the triangular…
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Accession Number
000003113
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Clavicle straps consist of two canvas strips, each 3.5 cm wide, and 58 cm long; each strap is loose at one end and sewn to a central, short canvas strip at the other; 23 cm from the loose ends of each strap, a 35.5 cm-long piece of rectangular padding is sewn to each canvas strip; at the triangular connection point between the canvas strips, three thin, fabric labels with blue printing are affixed; a single piece of canvas, 9 cm long, extends from the top of this connection point; another canvas strip 4.5 cm long is sewn across this end strip, securing two metal clips on either side; each clip is 4.5 cm long and consists of three triangular teeth, set on a rectangular bar, covered by a smooth, flat rectangular metal piece at the top, which is attached by a metal bracket on each side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Zimmer Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar item identified in a 1960 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
On the flat outside edge of both clips, "PATENTED" is stamped into the metal; on the large outside label is, "Z [stylized and enclosed in a circle] // zimmer // WARSAW, IN 46580 // MEDIUM" printed in blue; on the back of this outside label, "WASHING // INSTRUCTIONS // HAND WASH OR // MACHINE WASH – // DELICATE CYCLE – // LUKEWARM WITH MILD // DETERGENT. DO NOT // USE BLEACH. TUMBLE // DRY – LOW HEAT // REV. 1/79 // B" is printed in blue; on the front of the middle, large label, the blue printing reads, "U.S. PATENT NO. // 3,338,236 // CANADIAN PAT. // 796,988 // UNITED KINGDOM PAT. // 1,107,833 // PATENTS IN OTHER // COUNTRIES"; on the front of the smallest label, the blue printing reads, "2031"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V1-4 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length 120.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
This artifact is incomplete; the loose ends of each strap have been cut, leaving the ends moderately frayed; blue dye from the label has stained the fabric at the crosspoint where the two straps are joined, on the outer side; there are no stains, and the metal clips show no signs of corrosion or wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired RN from KPH; "Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 120 (similar to item 6-1B-OEC) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
Part of an "orthopedic clavicular cross splint" identified in 1960 catalogue; straps were once attached to an aluminum T-formed crosspiece to form an object similar to 997.037.102.
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