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2005/187/7 Display board of implantable cardio-vascular defibrillators, wood / glass / metal / electronic components, made by Telectronics Pty Ltd, Lane Cove, New South Wales, Australia, 1995. Click to enlarge.

Display board of implantable cardio-vascular defibrillators.

Made by Telectronics Pty Ltd in Lane Cove, New South Wales, 1995.

Cardiac pacemakers are small, implantable devices that apply regular, minute electrical impulses to the muscles of the heart. They produce and maintain a normal heart rate in patients who have a condition called ‘heart block’, which means that their natural pacemaker (the sinoatrial node) is not functioning properly. As a result the pumping action of their heart is slowed down. This can lead to temporary loss of consciousness, or heart failure and death. Since heart pacemakers were first develop...

Summary

Object No.

2005/187/7

Object Statement

Display board of implantable cardio-vascular defibrillators, wood / glass / metal / electronic components, made by Telectronics Pty Ltd, Lane Cove, New South Wales, Australia, 1995

Physical Description

Display board of implantable cardio-vascular defibrillators, wood / glass / metal / electronic components, made by Telectronics Pty Ltd, Lane Cove, New South Wales, Australia, 1995

The display board consists of six implantable cardio-vascular defibrillators, in a glass-fronted wooden case, the mount board is covered with beige, textured fabric. The examples are: Guardian 101 Model 4204; Guardian ATP Model 4217; Guardian ATP3 Model 4215; Sentry Model 4310; Meta 2 Model 1204 SS IR; Telectronics SSIC Reflex 8220.

Dimensions

Height

405 mm

Width

600 mm

Depth

100 mm

Production

Notes

The defibrillators in the display were made by Telectronics Pty Ltd, Sirius Road, Lane Cove, NSW, Australia. The display unit itself would have been made by, or for, Telectronics. The most recent device displayed was made in 1995 (deduced from notes taken when the material on offer was inspected at Telectronics in 1996).

History

Notes

The defibrillators in the display were made by Telectronics Pty Ltd, Sirius Road, Lane Cove, NSW, Australia. The display unit itself would have been made by, or for, Telectronics.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Telectronics Pty Ltd, 2005

Acquisition Date

7 September 2005

Cite this Object

Harvard

Display board of implantable cardio-vascular defibrillators. 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 May 2019, <https://ma.as/331896>

Wikipedia

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