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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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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000003111 a-g
Description
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…
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Accession Number
000003111 a-g
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
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
7
Part Names
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
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
C.R. Bard, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Murray Hill
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar item identified in a 1960 catalogue
Material
cardboard: white; green
nylon: white
Inscriptions
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.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
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.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 157 (similar to item 7-414) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
According to the catalogue, these are used "for occluding drainage channel of Foley catheters, tubes and drains."
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combined vaporizer and inhaler

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
992006001 a-g
Description
Brass stand (a) has cutwork opening near rim; black wooden handle can be unscrewed; large opening cut out to insert bunsen burner along one side; black wooden handle (b) can be unscrewed; cotton wick still attached; bottom of bowl (d) is discoloured & blackened from flame; used for medicine; remova…
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Accession Number
992006001 a-g
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Brass stand (a) has cutwork opening near rim; black wooden handle can be unscrewed; large opening cut out to insert bunsen burner along one side; black wooden handle (b) can be unscrewed; cotton wick still attached; bottom of bowl (d) is discoloured & blackened from flame; used for medicine; removable spout (e) has small funnel at end of curved support. Travill catalogue: - spout - metal container for heating aromatic materials; long tube ending in funnel for inhaling.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - body/stand - Size: Length 120.4 cm. x Diameter90.6
b - bunsen burner - Size: x Depth 60.7 cm. x Diameter40.0
c - burner cap - Size: x Depth 1.3 cm. x Diameter2.0
d - vaporizer bowl - Size: x Depth 80.5 cm. x Diameter70.7
e - vaporizer spout - Size: Length 190.5 cm. x Depth 4.0 cm.
f - body / stand handle - Size: Length 100.5 cm. x Diameter2.4
g - bunsen burner handle - Size: Length 30.5 cm. x Diameter1.2
Provenance
Travill Catalogue
Maker
Whitall, Tatum & Co.
Site Made (State)
New York; Philadelphia
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Frank S. Betz Co. Reconstruction Bulletin, Hammond, Indiana 1918 pg. 30 catalogue no. 2T2132
Material
metal: yellow; silver
wood: black
fabric
Inscriptions
Stamped: WHITALL, TATUM & CO. // NEW YORK - PHILA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-4
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
a: brass shows discolouration overall; tarnish; active corrosion along base at large cut away opening for bunsen burner (8.5 cm.) and continues underneath; inside of stand shows white drip marks turned to light corrosion where bunsen burner was taped inside since 1984; bottom shows water stains and discolouration; b: (orientation: handle @ 12:00) at "10:00" is a large solid drip of what appears to be tan paint; will not come off; continues underneath on bottom; handle paint is flaking off around edges; d: blackened bottom bowl and heat has discoloured metal; rim to insert medicine has brown drip marks; surface pitting; some grime around rim; e: tape residue at beginning of curving support where identification tag was attached since 1984; surface pitting; inside of funnel shows staining and grime; outside rim has a crease the full length of funnel (3.0 cm.) Recommendations: clean brass; stop corrosion; place near dry area or possibly bag of silica gel near shelf; #2: condition largely unchanged; the patch of corrosion on the bottom rim of the stand (a) has not grown in size (8.5 cm x 1.0 cm); the patch that continues on the underside of the stand was 6.7 cm x 3.7 cm, approximately; the inhaler was dusty; there were loose particles of residue inside part (d); #3: metal is tarnished, wooden handles are dirty.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings," 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 356 (similar to item # 6398)
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Glaseptic nebulizer; box

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1978.19.1
Description
Nebulizer is a vertical glass tube on a glass circular base; top of tube has a cork and metal cap; a tube that emerges from its side is connected to a rubber hose ending in a large rubber bulb; an accompanying glass applicator has a metal fitting; cardboard box is long and narrow and has printing a…
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Accession Number
1978.19.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- nebulizer
Description
Nebulizer is a vertical glass tube on a glass circular base; top of tube has a cork and metal cap; a tube that emerges from its side is connected to a rubber hose ending in a large rubber bulb; an accompanying glass applicator has a metal fitting; cardboard box is long and narrow and has printing and decorations on it.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Sidney J. Wine of Toronto; donated in memory of Mrs. Ida Wine.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
metal: brown; silver
cork: brown
glass: clear
rubber: grey
cardboard: brown; blue; grey; black
Inscriptions
Printed on box end: "THE // GLASEPTIC // NEBULIZER // PARKE, DAVIS // & COMPANY"; on front of box: "The // Glaseptic // Nebulizer // [picture of nebulizer and bulb] // Parke, Davis & Company"; other printed matter on sides of box.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-12
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber is stiff; #3: rubber requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From box: ". . . efficient with either oily or watery liquids . . . effective in producing spray with only small quantities of liquid . . ."
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1980.18.88
Description
A clear, cylindrical glass inhaler with a rubber stopper.
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Accession Number
1980.18.88
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Respiratory Therapy
Asthma
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation -- inhaler
Description
A clear, cylindrical glass inhaler with a rubber stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Whitall, Tatum & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on the bottom of the inhaler: "W.T. and Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-13
Dimension Notes
Length 19.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber - requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
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Poole's catheter stopcock

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.435.1B
Description
Metal stopcock with three outlets and a handle; one arm for syringe, one arm for catheter, and one for fluid passing from the bladder.
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Accession Number
1969.435.1B
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
Metal stopcock with three outlets and a handle; one arm for syringe, one arm for catheter, and one for fluid passing from the bladder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
J.F. Hartz & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"J.F. Hartz & Co" imprinted in valve handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Dimension Notes
Length 3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Betz catalogue, p. 182 (Fig. 3N 1299); CD #UHN
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Poole's catheter stopcock

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1975.3.78
Description
A three-way stopcock: one arm for a syringe, one for a catheter, and one for fluid passing from the bladder.
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Accession Number
1975.3.78
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A three-way stopcock: one arm for a syringe, one for a catheter, and one for fluid passing from the bladder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"HARTZ"; logo: a caduceus with a crown above.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
A bit of corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 4022 (identical to item #D/-1480); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997037421
Description
A lemon-shaped rubber bulb, with a bumpy texture on the outside, that is oval with tapered ends; the body of the rubber bulb is slightly deflated, resulting in a lumpy appearance; one end has a round metal piece with a hole in the centre, set into the rubber; the other end of the bulb has an attach…
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Accession Number
997037421
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- atomizer
Description
A lemon-shaped rubber bulb, with a bumpy texture on the outside, that is oval with tapered ends; the body of the rubber bulb is slightly deflated, resulting in a lumpy appearance; one end has a round metal piece with a hole in the centre, set into the rubber; the other end of the bulb has an attached air flow control; the air flow control consists of a short section of hollow cylindrical metal, one end of which is attached to the rubber bulb; the other end of the air flow control has an end that flares outwards and then tapers inwards to an open end with four square indentations that prevent a loose steel ball, positioned on the interior of the opening to control air flow, from falling out of the bulb.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This date marks the beginning of the Bird medical practice.
Material
rubber: black; grey
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Along seam the word "U.S.A." is embedded above and below line
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Dimension Notes
Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber is worn and the bulb is deflated; #2: rubber - requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supplies and Hospital Furnishings," 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., 189-, p. 314 (similar to item 6021) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
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Dates
1879
1920
circa 1879-1920
Collection
Dr. W. Ford Connell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
992054001 a-f
Description
Kerosene-fueled vaporizer c. 1880-1900 has original box with descriptions how to use, line drawing of item in use & lithograph of child sleeping & vaporizer on; ornate cast-iron stand is painted gold with attached metal receptacle on top to hold basin of medicine; kerosene fuel recommended; spare w…
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Accession Number
992054001 a-f
Collection
Dr. W. Ford Connell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Administration, Inhalation -- instrumentation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
Description
Kerosene-fueled vaporizer c. 1880-1900 has original box with descriptions how to use, line
drawing of item in use & lithograph of child sleeping & vaporizer on; ornate cast-iron
stand is painted gold with attached metal receptacle on top to hold basin of medicine;
kerosene fuel recommended; spare wicks and new wick inserted in lamp; box is in poor condition;
previously inside was completely covered in masking tape to hold loose pieces on.
Travill Catalogue: "original cost 1.75; 1 scoop for dipping Cresolene out; extra wick;
includes box with complete directions on use of this vaporizer; box repaired with masking
tape 20 June 1984; note - Humidifier donated by Dr. W. Ford Connell"
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 16.5 cm. x Width 9.5 cm. x Depth 7.8 cm.
b - stand - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Diameter7.8
c - lamp - Size: x Diameter5.0
d - basin - Size: x Depth 1.3 cm. x Diameter7.3
e - spare wick - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Diameter0.2
f - chimney - Size: Length 4.0 cm. x Diameter2.8
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. W. Ford Connell
Maker
Vapo-Cresolene Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1879
1920
circa 1879-1920
Date Remarks
On box: "used since 1879..."; paper label has phone number exchange listed
Material
paper: yellow; black
metal: dark grey; yellow
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Vapo-Cresolene Co. // 62 Cortland Str., New York, N.Y., U.S.A.; paper label on bottom
lists price in pencil: 175 // label states: Jury & Peacock // DISPENSING CHEMISTS //
185 PRINCESS ST. PHONE 343 // KINGSTON, ONT
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-4
Condition Remarks
box falling apart; cleaning needed
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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