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catheter guide

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
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 University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1915.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
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
Reference Comments
Kathleen Girard (granddaughter); SKLAR Catalogue, c1960 p. 299;
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
1930
1970
circa 1930-1970
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-c - sheath - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1970
circa 1930-1970
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
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)
Research Facts
Used for chest tube insertion; no sizes on sheaths.
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