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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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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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