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Oxford Inflating Bellows, by Owen Mumford Ltd, Woodstock

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Inventory Number: 10349
Object Type:
Place Created: Woodstock Oxfordshire England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Rubber bellows with a circular metal disc and knob on top. The bellows is attached to a tube on the bottom, which has a spigot on it for oxygen. The bellows is interposed between a pair of unidirectional, low resistance, gravity operated disc valves which are orientated to permit gas to enter the bellows from the 'INLET' port and to be expelled via the exit 'TO PATIENT' port. The latter valve can be lifted and disabled by a small magnet which is mounted on a bracket at the back of the apparatus.

Invented 1953 by R. Salt at the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics.
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Rubber
Plastic
Paint
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
176 217 102 mm

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