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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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Potain's aspirator

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1973.1.2 a-g
Description
Metal case (a) has a hinged latch at front and contains metal mounts and clips for holding instruments; metal syringe (b) has two nozzles; metal stopcock (c) has two valves; other items are rubber tubing with a metal nozzle (d), a metal nozzle (e), a rubber stopper for the stopcock (f), and a metal…
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Accession Number
1973.1.2 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Syringes
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
MM= Suction and Drainage -- syringe
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Metal case (a) has a hinged latch at front and contains metal mounts and clips for holding instruments; metal syringe (b) has two nozzles; metal stopcock (c) has two valves; other items are rubber tubing with a metal nozzle (d), a metal nozzle (e), a rubber stopper for the stopcock (f), and a metal tube (g) filled with wire plungers (for cleaning?).
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 22.5 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
b - syringe - SIze: Length 17.0 cm
c - stopcock - Size: Length 7.5 cm
d - tubing
e - nozzle - Size: Length 2.0 cm
f - stopper - Size: Length 2.5 cm
g - tube
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Carmi McI. Warren of Don Mills, Ontario.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: grey
rubber: red
Inscriptions
On handle of (b): "SKLAR"; on (f): "W. T. Co."; "4"; "1" x 1""
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-11
Condition Remarks
Missing needles, trocars, etc.; #2: the rubber is hard and cracking.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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