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Bryce-Smith Induction Unit

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Inventory Number: 10456
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Small halothane vaporizer for use with EMO. The trough in the cap holds 3ml halothane which is absorbed by a wick and transferred to the vapourizing chamber and the cap screwed on. It has no controls but supplies approx. 2% vapour for four minutes.  The vaporizer is a metal cylinder with a white plastic top and two hollow arms that lead into the main cylinder.
Invented 1964 by R. Bryce-Smith.
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
115 122 61 mm


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