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catheter guide

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996029002
Description
Catheter guide consists of a heavy-gauge steel wire, bent into a roughly pentagonal shape at one end for a handle; curved at the other end with a rounded tip; has been bent again above the handle
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Accession Number
996029002
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
Catheter guide consists of a heavy-gauge steel wire, bent into a roughly pentagonal shape at one
end for a handle; curved at the other end with a rounded tip; has been bent again above the handle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Dr. James Howard Walmsey, graduated Queen's Meds in 1915
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Doctor practised in Prince Edward County from around 1920 to 1969
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"SKLAR USA STAIN..."; appears to have been "STAINLESS STEEL" but has been smoothed away
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 28.4 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm. x Depth: 3.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
In excellent condition, although it has been bent into a shape which was not original (i.e., bent
to fit the medical bag in which it came)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kathleen Girard (granddaughter); SKLAR Catalogue, p. 299; CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. Walmsey (1890-1969) graduated Queen's Arts 1912, Queen's Meds 1915; practiced in Prince Edward
County from 1920-1969
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Douglass antrum trocar (cannula only)

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001343
Description
Douglass antrum trocar cannula, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube that has a bulbous attachment at the end, which allows rubber tubing to be attached to the cannula; the bulbous section is also hollow and has a round, open end; just before the bulbous attachment there is a flat, ova…
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Accession Number
997001343
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Douglass antrum trocar cannula, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube that has a bulbous attachment at the end, which allows rubber tubing to be attached to the cannula; the bulbous section is also hollow and has a round, open end; just before the bulbous attachment there is a flat, oval piece of metal with upwardly curving sides attached to the top of the tube; this forms a thumb piece; after the thumb piece, the tube curves downwards at a 45° angle, then straightens out again; the tube is cut off at a bevelled edge with another hollow cylindrical tube fitting tightly inside; this inner tube is straight until the tip, where it curves; the tip end flattens out into three sides and ends with a sharp point; each side of the tip has a small oval hole through it.
Number Of Parts
1
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
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The words "SKLAR // GERMANY" are stamped into the metal of the top of the thumb piece.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 10.9 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; there is a small spot of corrosion where the inner tube meets with the outer tube; the corrosion is not active.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #703; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 254 (very similar to item #340-155); (see attached photocopy); came in an envelope with other instruments, 997.001.340-.342, .344-.350; CD #3; CD #5
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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Thoracic Surgery
Accession Number
997034512 a-c
Description
Heavy-oval-handled Hurwitz trocar, a straight instrument narrowing to a solid bar with a triangular flat tip ending in a sharp point; includes two sizes of cannula, which slide over the trocar.
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Accession Number
997034512 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Thoracic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Thoracic Surgery -- instrumentation
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Heavy-oval-handled Hurwitz trocar, a straight instrument narrowing to a solid bar with a triangular flat tip ending in a sharp point; includes two sizes of cannula, which slide over the trocar.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - trocar - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
b - sheath - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
c - sheath - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the handle: "Sklar // Germany #1"; etched on handle: "C.V. OR"; etched on base of each cannula: "C.V.O.R."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Condition Remarks
Minor scratches on handle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly (RN ret'd); "Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus," 75th anniversary, T. Sklar Mfg. Inc., 1967, p. 125 (similar to item #34-2536) (please see attached photocopy); CD #1.
Research Facts
Used for chest tube insertion; no sizes on sheaths.
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