Items Tagged Respirology

Yankauer ether mask

ACCESSION NUMBER: 1973.5.32 Object Name: Yankauer ether mask Maker: J. F. Hartz Co. Date Made: 1930 Country of Origin: Germany MeSH Code: Medical Subject Headings Anesthesiology; Anesthesiology — instrumentation; Anasthesia; Inhalation; Inhalation — inhaler/mask; Inhalation — inhaler/mask — mesh ARTEFACT DESCRIPTION … Continue reading

Monaural stethoscope

ACCESSION NUMBER: 997002008 a-b Object Name: Monaural stethoscope Maker: Unknown Date Made: 1860-1890 MeSH Code: Medical Subject Headings Stethoscopes; Auscultation — stethoscope — monaural ARTEFACT DESCRIPTION In 1816, a French physician named René Laennec invented a non-invasive tool for “looking into the chest.” … Continue reading

Respirator (iron lung)

ACCESSION NUMBER: 997019003 a-k Object Name: Respirator Maker: Hospital for Sick Children Date Made: 1937 Country of Origin: Canada MeSH Code: Medical Subject Headings Respiration, Artificial; Ventilators, Mechanical; Poliomyelitis, Bulbar ARTEFACT DESCRIPTION For the first half of the 20th century, … Continue reading