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Felix Khusid

Felix Khusid

Felix Khusid, RRT-ACCS, NPS, RPFT, FAARC, FCCM, FCCP of New York has amassed an impressive collection of vintage equipment from the 19th and 20th centuries.

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The Evolution of Respiratory Therapy Museum

The Evolution of Respiratory Therapy Museum

Felix Khusid owns and operates a museum in New York that features his collection of respiratory care and related equipment.

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Felix Khusid’s “Favorite”

Felix Khusid’s “Favorite”

One of Felix Khusid's most treasured items from his collection is a Sorenson suction machine from the 1880s that is still functional.

You'll find numerous photos of items from Mr. Khusid's collection in many of the Virtual Museum's galleries. We are sincerely grateful to Mr. Khusid for sharing images from his collectibles with the AARC.

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Shared Images

Shared Images

Davidson Pneumothorax Apparatus

Davidson Pneumothorax Apparatus

This device, patented in 1933, was used to induce a pneumothorax in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Monaural Stethoscope

Monaural Stethoscope

This wooden stethoscope appears in our Ascultation gallery.

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Dr. Tucker’s Asthma Specific

Dr. Tucker’s Asthma Specific

This item from Felix Khusid's collection is included in the Asthma Management gallery. The atomizer was used to administer a cocaine solution.

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Monaghan Hand Resuscitator

Monaghan Hand Resuscitator

This hand-held resuscitator from Felix Khusid's collection appears in the Resuscitators gallery.

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Lumbard Oropharyngeal Airway

Lumbard Oropharyngeal Airway

This metal airway from Felix Khusid's collection appears in the Airway Management gallery.

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1880’s Vaporizer

1880’s Vaporizer

This vaporizer from Felix Khusid's collection appears in the Aerosol Delivery Devices gallery.

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Isuprel

Isuprel

This bottle of Isurpel from Felix Khusid's collection appears in the Early Inhalation Therapy Medications gallery.

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Emerson Alarm

Emerson Alarm

This early respiratory alarm for the Emerson ventilator is from Felix Khusid's collection. The image appears in the Early ICU Ventilators gallery.

OEM Mechanette

OEM Mechanette

This oxygen tent from Felix Khusid's collection appears in the Oxygen Enclosures gallery.

Steam Inhaler

Steam Inhaler

This 1930s device from Felix Khusid's collection appears in the Humidifiers gallery.

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Thanks, Felix!

Thanks, Felix!