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adjustable wire utility splint

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001274
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint was originally curved to fit with and support a human arm, but has been bent repeatedly and now has a wavy, uneven surface and …
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Accession Number
997001274
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint was originally curved to fit with and support a human arm, but has been bent repeatedly and now has a wavy, uneven surface and three broken places at the edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 20.9 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows a great deal of wear, most of which is likely from being bent repeatedly; there are three breaks in the outer metal strip; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by the George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 310 (similar to item # P22180) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for an arm injury
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adjustable wire utility splint

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001275
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm; one edge has been bent inwards.
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Accession Number
997001275
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
Adjustable wire utility splint, which consists of a piece of rectangular-shaped mesh wire that has rounded corners and edges that are covered with metal strips; the splint is curved to fit with and support a human arm; one edge has been bent inwards.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver-grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-14
Dimension Notes
Length 21.1 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows wear and has been bent, but is unbroken; there is a small area that shows corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #167; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by the George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 310 (similar to item # P22180) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Research Facts
Used for an arm injury
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022001
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022001
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting join above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 16.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J. E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering support for his progress.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022002
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022002
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting joint above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 19.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body; cloudy appearance on front of leather collar
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); he was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J.E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering his support for his progress.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022004
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
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Accession Number
015022004
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 44.0 cm Diameter: 14.0 cm
Condition Remarks
shows wear
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J.E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Accompanied donation of leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920), but only full-length leg braces were listed on hospital receipts; Gordon was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J.E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier.
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Albee bone graft calipers

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034612
Description
Albee bone graft calipers consist of two straight arms with dull tips; screw control attached through one arm connecting into the other arm with a circular connector with a small, circular grooved tip on the top.
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Accession Number
997034612
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Weights and Measures
Description
Albee bone graft calipers consist of two straight arms with dull tips; screw control attached through one arm connecting into the other arm with a circular connector with a small, circular grooved tip on the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Richards
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Supplier's Catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"[symbol that looks like an R enclosed in a box] 21-0061 GERMANY // STAINLESS" etched on the instrument.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 19.8 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. G-73 (similar to item GT-550-01-V) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
This is used to measure bone for grafting or for Moore's femoral head replacement.
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Albee electro-operative bone set

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1983.25.1
Description
A hardwood box with a flat leather handle contains a universal motor with a sterilizable shell, a lathe with one dowel cutter in place, a foot switch, a circular blade in an envelope, a cloth-covered electrical cord that connects the foot switch to a cord from the motor (which is missing); the emp…
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Accession Number
1983.25.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- bone drill
Description
A hardwood box with a flat leather handle contains a universal motor with a sterilizable shell, a lathe with one dowel cutter in place, a foot switch, a circular blade in an envelope, a cloth-covered electrical cord that connects the foot switch to a cord from the motor (which is missing); the empty compartments in the case suggest that various instruments are missing; accompanied by a twin saw attachment (1983.25.2) and a box of drill bits (1983.25.3).
Part Names
motor - Size: Length 25.4 cm
box - Size: Length 43.8 cm x Width 21.6 cm x Depth 11.4 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Brantford Clinic, Brantford, Ont.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: silver
wood: light brown
fabric: black
leather: brown
Inscriptions
Writing on handle of case is possibly "E.S. King"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-8
Condition Remarks
Base of carrying case has separated at the hinge side from the base sides; foot switch worn; items missing from kit.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. D. Grant Honeyman; Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 2179; "Bone Graft Surgery in Disease, Injury, and Deformity," by Fred A. Albee, 1940, ch. 2; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Named after Dr. F.H. Albee (1876-1948), a New York surgeon, ca. 1915. This is an early application of power tools to surgery; Albee copied tools used by cabinetmakers to make precision cuts and joints; according to Dr. Honeyman (Brantford Clinic), it would have been most unsafe electrically, particularly since it was used at a time when explosive anaesthetics were being employed; use of power tools in orthopedic surgery improved the speed and accuracy of cutting bone, reduced, operating time, lessened the shock to the patient, and enabled more intricate reconstruction to be done.
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Alexander bone gouge

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034220
Description
Bone gouge, which is a straight, solid piece of metal the handle has four sides with rounded edges and a circular knob at the top; the blade is concave on the front and semicircular at the back; the tip is semicircular and sharp.
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Accession Number
997034220
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- chisel and gouge
Description
Bone gouge, which is a straight, solid piece of metal the handle has four sides with rounded edges and a circular knob at the top; the blade is concave on the front and semicircular at the back; the tip is semicircular and sharp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MADE IN GERMANY 4 9 mm THE J.G. HARTZ Co. CHROME"; has the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it and "AESCULAP"above the crown all stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 17.2 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalogue," by Aesculap, 1982, p. 570 (similar to item #FL 345) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Used in orthopaedic surgery for tunnelling into the bone
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034280
Description
The vitallium wrench has a cylindrical handle with diamond-jawed gripping grooves; the shaft is cylindrical with a hexagon tip.
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Accession Number
997034280
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Description
The vitallium wrench has a cylindrical handle with diamond-jawed gripping grooves; the shaft is cylindrical with a hexagon tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1950 on.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Z [inside a circle] 1365-05" stamped into the wrench
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-10
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Sorbie; CD #1
Research Facts
This instrument is used for tightening and loosening appliances in pneumatic drills during orthopedic surgery
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Anderson tendon tunnelling forceps, curved

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034573
Description
Curved Anderson tendon tunnelling forceps with a finger-hinged joint on handle; distal end, single-hinged joint opening with grooved serrations on each side ending with a one-into-two-toothed grasper; small, black identifier on one handle.
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Accession Number
997034573
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Surgery
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps
Description
Curved Anderson tendon tunnelling forceps with a finger-hinged joint on handle; distal end, single-hinged joint opening with grooved serrations on each side ending with a one-into-two-toothed grasper; small, black identifier on one handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Down
Site Made (City)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
ink: black
Inscriptions
Stamped into the handle: "Down England"; etched onto handle: "Plastic"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 9.75 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Surface shows some wear; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments & Hospital Equipment," Downs Surgical PLC, 23rd ed., Surrey, ca. 1982, p. G41 (item #GR-410-02-Q); CD #11.
Research Facts
Used for directing and grasping a severed tendon during repair surgery.
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