Boyle-type anaesthetic machine, England, 1955-1965

Made:
1955-1965 in England
maker:
British Oxygen Company Limited
Sphygmomanometer for use on a Boyle's anaesthetic machine, by British Oxygen Company Ltd.,  1955-1965. Part of a "Bosun" oxygen failure warning device, by British Oxygen Company Ltd., 1955-1965. Part of a Boyle's-type anaesthetic Rotameter-type flowmeter, for oxygen, carbon dioxide, cyclopropane and nitrous oxide, by British Oxygen Company Ltd. Boyle's-bottle type ether vaporizer, by the British Oxygen Company Ltd., 1955 - 1965. Part of a Boyle's-type Boyle's-type circle absorber, one canister for ether, one canister for soda lime, by British Oxygen Engineering Ltd., Boyle's-type circle absorber, one canister for ether, one canister for soda lime, by British Oxygen Engineering Ltd., Boyle's-type circle absorber, one canister for ether, one canister for soda lime, by British Oxygen Engineering Ltd.,

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Sphygmomanometer for use on a Boyle's anaesthetic machine, by British Oxygen Company Ltd., 1955-1965. Part of a
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"Bosun" oxygen failure warning device, by British Oxygen Company Ltd., 1955-1965. Part of a Boyle's-type anaesthetic
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Rotameter-type flowmeter, for oxygen, carbon dioxide, cyclopropane and nitrous oxide, by British Oxygen Company Ltd.
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Boyle's-bottle type ether vaporizer, by the British Oxygen Company Ltd., 1955 - 1965. Part of a Boyle's-type
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Boyle's-type circle absorber, one canister for ether, one canister for soda lime, by British Oxygen Engineering Ltd.,
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Boyle's-type circle absorber, one canister for ether, one canister for soda lime, by British Oxygen Engineering Ltd.,
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Boyle's-type circle absorber, one canister for ether, one canister for soda lime, by British Oxygen Engineering Ltd.,
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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 and table tops, formica
Measurements:
base (wheels): 640 mm x 565 mm,
type:
anaesthetic machine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Airedale General Hospital