Boyle-type anaesthetic machine, England, 1955-1965

Made:
1955-1965 in England
maker:
British Oxygen Company Limited

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Boyle's-type anaesthetic machine, with sphygmomanometer, "Bosun" oxygen failure warning device, flowmeters, fluotec vaporizer, Boyle's-type ether vaporizer, absorber, and accessories, by British Oxygen Company Ltd., 1955-1965

Henry Gaskin Boyle’s 1917 anaesthetic machine was the basis for a range of British anaesthetic machines. This example has meters for measuring gas flow, an oxygen failure warning device and a sphygmomanometer to measure blood pressure. Made by The British Oxygen Co Ltd, the machine was used at Airedale General Hospital, West Yorkshire, England.

Details

Category:
Anaesthesiology
Object Number:
1986-1067
Materials:
steel, table tops, formica
Measurements:
base (wheels): 640 mm x 565 mm,
type:
anaesthetic machine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Airedale General Hospital
status:
Permanent collection

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