Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
C-shaped clamp with a screw attachment and a bent piece of metal at 90 deg angle; the screw attachment moves the bent piece of metal up to the top of the C-shaped piece which allows a catheter to be clamped between them
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Patient Care Artifacts
Box (a) is white cardboard with green printing; it is rectangular with two wide, long sides, two narrow, long sides and two short sides with two inner flaps and an outer flap; a finger groove is cut into the cardboard along the edge of one long, wide side to allow access to the flap of one short si…
Box (a) is white cardboard with green printing; it is rectangular with two wide, long sides, two narrow, long sides and two short sides with two inner flaps and an outer flap; a finger groove is cut into the cardboard along the edge of one long, wide side to allow access to the flap of one short side; a seam runs along one of the long, wide sides; catheter plugs (b-g) are nylon peg-like objects; each has a rectangular end with rounded sides; the two longer, wider sides are concave; the nylon peg tapers at the bottom of this rectangular block to form a narrow, conical extension with a rounded end.
Number Of Parts
a - box - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - catheter plug - Size: Length 5.5 x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - catheter plug - Size: Length 5.5 x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - catheter plug - Size: Length 5.5 x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
e - catheter plug - Size: Length 5.5 x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
g - catheter plug - Size: Length 5.5 x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Front of box reads, "CATALOG // NUMBER // 414 // ONE // DOZEN // MADE IN U.S.A." in the top proper right-hand corner, contained by two perpendicular green lines; to the proper left of this corner, printing reads, "BARD // LARGE NYLON // CATHETER PLUG"; along the bottom of the front of the box (both long sides) it reads, "Manufactured For // C.R. BARD, Inc. Murray Hill, N.J."; on the outer flaps of the two shortest sides, green printing reads, "CAT. // NO. // 414" in the proper right-hand corner, and "BARD // LARGE NYLON // CATHETER PLUG" to the proper left; a vertical line separates these two sets of words; on the proper left inner flap of the shortest side with the finger groove, "P1013" is printed; on the wider end of each of the catheter plugs, on the rounded bottom, "BARD" appears in raised nylon letters.
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Box is yellowing slightly; several light brown stains are on the box: a circular one on the outside flap of the short side without the groove, a black mark at the corner of one long, narrow side, three small brown marks on the proper right side of one long, wide side, two brown marks along the edge of the opposite long, wide side, and another round brown mark on the outer flap of the other short side; the seams and creases show signs of wear; the flaps of both short sides are becoming brittle.
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 157 (similar to item 7-414) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
According to the catalogue, these are used "for occluding drainage channel of Foley catheters, tubes and drains."
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
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UHN artefact files;
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
Tan paper covered soft covered booklet that discusses important sex hygiene information for mothers and daughters; stapled together with two staples visible on the spine; front cover contains the title, editor, and distributor information, whereas the back cover provides information on the Hygieni…
Tan paper covered soft covered booklet that discusses important sex hygiene information for mothers and daughters; stapled together with two staples visible on the spine; front cover contains the title, editor, and distributor information, whereas the back cover provides information on the Hygienic Productions staff and office locations; x96 pages discuss sex hygiene in great length, but the last four pages provide information on matters pertaining to the Hygienic Productions of Canada, such as the staff, information on how to get involved with the group, etc.; chapter titles include: Children;s Sex Problems; The age of Puberty; Treatment of Masterbation; Female Sex Organs; Male Sex Organs; Process of Menstruation; The Age of Menopause; Harmony in Marriage; For a Happy Marriage; Rhythmic Sex Cycles; How to Determine Pregnancy; Should You Bear Children?; How Children are Born; Care During Pregnancy; Care During COnfinement; Control of Sex; Abortions are Dangerous; Control of Leuchorra; Care of Sexual Organs; Frigidity in Women; Sterility on Women; Woman's Sexual Duties; Diseases of Women; Facts About Sterilization; How to Live Happy Life; Forty and After; Social Diseases Increase; Marriage and Finances; Children out of Wedlock.
On the front: "MOTHER AND // DAUGHTER // A Digest for Women and Growing // Girls, which Completely Covers // the Field of Sex Hygiene // EDITED BY // MILDRED A. HORN // Prepared from Information Compiled // by Eminent Medical and Hygiene // Authorities of Three Continents. // DISTRIBUTED BY // HYGIENIC PRODUCTIONS OF CANADA // 26 QUEEN ST. EAST TORONTO, ONTARIO"
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2005-5-6 Binder B pg 6 b
Unit Of Measure
Shows lots of handling and front cover loose at staples; minor stains everywhere; paper yellowed; some of the pages are also suffering from minor rips and tears, especially the front cover
Placental auger, metal (nickel-plated?); concave handle and 1½ spiral at the other end, blunt.
Number Of Parts
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Newton Albert Powell (d. 1935).
Date is uncertain
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Length 29.8 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Similar instrument found in Betz catalogue, p. 177, item # 3N1085; CD #UHN
Dr. Powell died in 1935; this material might have been a bequest. Used for miscarriages, etc. "An atrocious invention. . . . Fit only as a horrible example in a Museum--even in a church fellowship meeting I would not speak to any man who used these." - N.A. Powell