Ohio No. 8 Vaporizer

Dublin Core

Title

Ohio No. 8 Vaporizer

Subject

Anesthesia, Inhalation – instrumentation
Vaporizers

Description

A standard vaporizer on the popular Kinet-O-Meter anesthesia machines created by the Ohio Chemical and Manufacturing company from the 1930s through the 1960s, the Ohio No. 8 vaporizer improved the Boyle Bottle by adding a control dial for pushing the carrier gas through the liquid anesthetic, a wick to create more surface area to vaporize the liquid anesthetic, and a bypass valve to control the flow of gas to the patient.

Date

1940s

Is Part Of

Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine collection.

Type

physical object

Files

Ohio 8 Vaporizer.jpg

Citation

“Ohio No. 8 Vaporizer,” OnView, accessed July 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/26632.