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bathtub restraint

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Accession Number
000003063
Description
Canvas continuous bathtub restraint that is made of heavy canvas cut into an elongated oval shape with one flattened end; the top of the restraint has three large, flat canvas-covered hooks; there are four heavy long straps sewn onto the restraint (across from right to left); the ends of the straps…
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Accession Number
000003063
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
MeSH Heading
Restraint, Physical
Protective Clothing
Textiles
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- hospital -- patient care
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- patient -- clothing
Mental Health -- patient -- restraints
Description
Canvas continuous bathtub restraint that is made of heavy canvas cut into an elongated oval shape with one flattened end; the top of the restraint has three large, flat canvas-covered hooks; there are four heavy long straps sewn onto the restraint (across from right to left); the ends of the straps have metal buckles that allow them to join together.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Material
fabric: off-white; grey
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The top and bottom of the restraint have the word "ONE" written on in marker.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V1-4 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length 161.5 x Width 240.0 x Depth 6.5 cm (including straps)
Condition Remarks
The canvas is complete and shows some staining, but no tears or holes; one of the straps is broken; the metal pieces show some wear and minor loss of plating, but no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired KPH nurse; CD #4
Research Facts
Most likely used during continuous bath therapy to securely hold the patient in the bathtub.
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Macpherson respirator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5782
Dates
1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Respirology
Accession Number
1969.177.7
Description
Macpherson respirator gas mask consists of a multi-layer canvas hood designed to completely cover the head and neck, with two metal-rimmed mica eyepieces and a circular metal valve at the mouth; from interior of mouth valve extends a thin metal tube, 10 cm long, designed to be held in the wearer's …
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Accession Number
1969.177.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Respiratory Protective Devices
Chemical Warfare
Respiration
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- war front
Military Personnel -- doctor
Military Uniform
Description
Macpherson respirator gas mask consists of a multi-layer canvas hood designed to completely cover the head and neck, with two metal-rimmed mica eyepieces and a circular metal valve at the mouth; from interior of mouth valve extends a thin metal tube, 10 cm long, designed to be held in the wearer's mouth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1915
Date Remarks
Date printed on the object
Material
fabric: cream, brown, black
metal: grey, black, brown
mica: clear
Inscriptions
At back: "H. OLNEY // 28.8.15"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-1
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Dimension Notes
Length 54.5 cm x Width 49.4 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: some corrosion on metal parts; #3: dark staining around eyepieces and mouth valve; minor tearing of one layer of canvas near top of head at front.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Dr. Cluny Macpherson Biographical Sketch." Dr. Cluny Macpherson (1879-1966) - Reflections of a Newfoundlander. Memorial University of Newfoundland website [Accessed March 2014]; "PH Helmet" article wikipedia [Accessed March 2014]; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Cluny Macpherson (1879-1966) served in World War I as part of 1st Newfoundland Regiment. He served in France, Belgium, Egypt, Salonica and Gallipoli. He is credited with inventing the gas mask based on a helmet taken from a captured German prisoner. This model is also known as a P Helmet, a Phenate Helmet, or a Tube Helmet. It was introduced by the British Army in July of 1915. The canvas portions are treated with sodium phenolate and glycerin to protect the wearer against chlorine and phosgene gases.
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protective coveralls

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8513
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1988.17.1
Description
Full adult size one piece white plastic disposable protective coveralls with white nylon front zip closure, hood with an elasticized edge, elasticized wrists, and integral booties; made of plasticized paper, shiny side out.
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Accession Number
1988.17.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Autopsy, instrumentation
Description
Full adult size one piece white plastic disposable protective coveralls with white nylon front zip closure, hood with an elasticized edge, elasticized wrists, and integral booties; made of plasticized paper, shiny side out.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. George Davidson, neuropathologist at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
plastic: white
nylon: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009
Dimension Notes
Length 1.73 m x Width 65.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Overalls creased because worn once for the purposes of photography; intended to be disposable.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Davidson uses this kind of clothing for performing autopsies on AIDS victims; he describes the suit as being uncomfortable to wear because it prevents evaporation of perspiration; it builds up in the boots and can be heard "sloshing around" when the wearer moves; a shortened autopsy is performed on AIDS victims: care is taken not to pour--thereby spraying--body fluids; small samples are taken from the organs, which are not removed from the body.
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protective padded mitt

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Collection
Nova Scotia Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Patient Care
Accession Number
009027001
Description
Cotton white and blue striped protective padded mitt with no thumb; mitt has been machine sewn and is oval in shape, tapering at the wrist; on the cuff there are four holes, two on each side through which a string is threaded to cinch the mitts shut; the string is sewn onto the inside of the cuff w…
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Accession Number
009027001
Collection
Nova Scotia Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Textiles
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- hospital -- patient care
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- patient -- clothing
Mental Health -- patient -- restraints
Description
Cotton white and blue striped protective padded mitt with no thumb; mitt has been machine sewn and is oval in shape, tapering at the wrist; on the cuff there are four holes, two on each side through which a string is threaded to cinch the mitts shut; the string is sewn onto the inside of the cuff with white thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Nova Scotia Hospital
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white, blue
ink: black
Inscriptions
handwritten in ink on one side: "NSH. 6 - 73"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-9
Dimension Notes
Length 22.8 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 5.3 cm
Condition Remarks
the ends of the string are fraying; a small yellow stain is present on the back of the mitt in the centre
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Nova Scotia Hospital article Wikipedia" website; Museum London virtual exhibit on the London Asylum; CD #3
Research Facts
The Nova Scotia Hospital is a phychiatric hospital in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and is currently the province's largest mental health facility; the hospital was co-founded by the Hon. Hugh Bell and Dorothy Dix and opened its doors in 1858 as the Mount Hope Asylum for the Insane; today it is a fully accredited teaching facility affiliated with Dalhousie University; mitts such as these were used to protect patients and staff from scratching, injury and removal of medial devices such as intravenous needles
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protective padded mitt

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Collection
Nova Scotia Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Patient Care
Accession Number
009027002
Description
Cotton white and blue striped protective padded mitt with no thumb; mitt has been machine sewn and is oval in shape, tapering at the wrist; on the cuff there are four holes, two on each side through which a string is threaded to cinch the mitt shut; string is sewn onto the outside of the cuff with …
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Accession Number
009027002
Collection
Nova Scotia Hospital Collection
Category
Mental Health
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Hospital
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Textiles
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- hospital -- patient care
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- patient -- clothing
Mental Health -- patient -- restraints
Description
Cotton white and blue striped protective padded mitt with no thumb; mitt has been machine sewn and is oval in shape, tapering at the wrist; on the cuff there are four holes, two on each side through which a string is threaded to cinch the mitt shut; string is sewn onto the outside of the cuff with white thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Nova Scotia Hospital
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white, blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-9
Dimension Notes
Length 22.4 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 7.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The ends of the string are fraying; exhibits significant yellowing of the material and the stitching is fraying on all of the holes on the cuff.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Nova Scotia Hospital article Wikipedia" website; Museum London virtual exhibit on the London Asylum in London, Ontario; CD #3.
Research Facts
The Nova Scotia Hospital is a psychiatric hospital in Dartmouth Nova Scotia and is currently the province's largest mental health facility; co-founded by the Hon. Hugh Bell and Dorothy Dix, the hospital opened its doors in 1858 as the Mount Hope Asylum for the Insane; today it is a fully accredited teaching facility affiliated with Dalhousie University; mitts such as these were used to protect patients and staff from scratching, injury and removing medical equipment such as intravenous needles.
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respirator mask

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5923
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
1969.297.1 a-b
Description
A cloth respirator mask and case.
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Accession Number
1969.297.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Respiratory Protective Devices
Ventilators, Mechanical
Description
A cloth respirator mask and case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - respirator - Length 21.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm
b - case - Length 9.7 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Julius Jeffreys
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Material
fabric: black
metal: brownish-black
Inscriptions
On inside of mask, stamped twice: "THE RESPIRATOR // PATENT // JULIUS JEFFREYS // London Depôt // 148 Regent St E"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-13
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julius_Jeffreys
Research Facts
Julius Jeffreys (1800–1877) was a British surgeon and writer, was the inventor of the respirator, and was a pioneer in the development of early air conditioning systems.
On his arrival in England in 1835, Julius was distressed to find his now-widowed sister, Harriett, suffering from tuberculosis, and he was shocked by the general prevalence of lung diseases in England. In a time before there were medications to treat these ailments, mortality data from the period shows that, except during epidemics, the most common cause of death was lung afflictions.
Julius invented a mask, which he called a "Respirator". The mask worked by capturing moisture and warmth in exhaled air in a grid of fine metal wires. Inhaled air then was warmed and moistened as it passed through the same metal grid, providing relief to sufferers of lung diseases. The invention was patented and received patent number 10287, in 1836. The Respirator became very popular, and was mentioned in the literature of the day, including in the writings of Elizabeth Gaskell, William Makepeace Thackeray and Charles Dickens.
Despite the popularity of the Respirator, opposition came from some in the medical profession since it was sold through pharmacies and did not require a prescription.
Patent for "improvements in curing or relieving disorders of the lungs" by means of an "apparatus [that] will [enable the wearer to] constantly breath warm air". Specification of Julius Jeffreys design upgrade, 1857.
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Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1981.16.8
Description
A semicircular eyeshade made of cardboard and covered on one side with cotton; tape ties.
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Accession Number
1981.16.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Eye Protective Devices
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- textile
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A semicircular eyeshade made of cardboard and covered on one side with cotton; tape ties.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; the item belonged to her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie, and was used during his term in the RCAMC, WW I.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Date Remarks
Issued for use in WW I
Material
cardboard
fabric: green; black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-2
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Appears not to have been used.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Original donor records state that the item was issued for use in Salonika, 1914-1918.
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Dates
1921
circa 1921
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
1981.10.3
Description
A white cotton surgical apron with two neck ties and two waist ties.
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Accession Number
1981.10.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Textiles
Protective Clothing
Description
A white cotton surgical apron with two neck ties and two waist ties.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; from the medical effects of her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1921
circa 1921
Material
fabric: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 1.07 m x Width 90.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1921
1930
circa 1921-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
1981.10.2
Description
A long-sleeved, full-length white cotton surgical gown with neck and waist ties.
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Accession Number
1981.10.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Textiles
Protective Clothing
Description
A long-sleeved, full-length white cotton surgical gown with neck and waist ties.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; from the medical effects of her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1921
1930
circa 1921-1930
Date Remarks
Date written on gown
Material
fabric: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Written in black ink on the gown: "Drs. Harvie 1/11/21, Coldwater"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet G
Condition Remarks
front tie unstitched
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1972.15.81
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Accession Number
1972.15.81
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Textiles
Surgery, Operative
Asepsis
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 6
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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