Research & Collections

Research Collection Catalogue

One of the largest collections of medical artifacts in Canada, the Museum of Health Care at Kingston is home to more than 27,000 artifacts, from surgical tools to laboratory instruments, that bring to life the story of medical care from the 18th century to the present day. The history of health care is the history of people, and the Museum and its collection tell the stories of our lives.


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ALTERNATIVELY, use the boxes below to search specific fields of information. Use the "Browse Choices" buttons to browse and paste from the full list of possible entries for each field.

   
   
  e.g. Anaesthesia
  e.g. Acupuncture


Special Collections:

Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada

Browse to find items on these topics:

Anaesthesia
Archival Material
Basic Science
Cardiac Surgery
Cardiology
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Dental
Dermatology
Diagnosis General
Diagnostic Radiology
Education
Ephemera
Gastroenterology
General Surgery
Gynaecology
Nephrology
Neurology
Nursing
Nursing (Home)
Nursing Clothing
Nursing Education
Nursing Equipment
Neurosurgery
Obstetrics
Ophthalmology
Optometry
Orthopedic Surgery
Otolaryngology
Paediatrics
Patient Care
Pharmacy
Proctology
Psychiatry
Radiotherapy
Respirology
Thoracic Surgery
Treatment General
Urology


 

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Sample Search Term:
ear speculum

What the computer will do:
A single term or a string of words will be retrieved; the computer looks for an exact match.

Sample Search Term:
bottle & inhaler

What the computer will do:
When using the '&' symbol, every record that contains each of the terms anywhere in the record is retrieved. The words need not be adjacent.