0.75 x 2.75 x 0.75." "One loose pediatric anal stretcher in a plastic bag marked.""Pediatric Sphincter Stretcher X2607 Heyer-Schulte Corporation. 5377 Overpass Road. Santa Barbara. CA 93105."(805-964-4741).
0.75 x 2.75 x 2.75" Breast feeding: Nipple shield. Two glass nipple shields with hollow centers. These glass shields were used to allow milk to be drawn out of the breast without contact by the nursing child. The shape of the shield allows for the nipple to be inserted into the shield and by pressing against the flat top would allow milk to be drawn out, additionally a small hole is located on the side of the shield where a tube would be inserted and the milk could continue to flow outward.
0.75 x 3.75 x 2". Injections:Hypodermic syringe. "Pocket aluminum syringe case with green cloth carrying case. inscribed "F.W. Lawhill. The case contains one steel syringe with glass barrel and one steel syringe."
0.75 x 5 x 0.5." Dentistry. Operative: Plugger"."Plugger with silver tip, gold band and mother of pearl handle. The instrument was used to pack filling material into a tooth cavity. Dr. Flagg was the first full-time American dentist. For years it had been thought that this tool had been made by Paul Revere for his student Dr. Josiah Flagg, but there is no evidence to support this claim made by the item's original donor.
0.75 x 5 x 0.75". Injections:Hypodermic syringe:Set. "Glass. steel. and gold plated metal syringe. All other items from this acc # are recommended for deaccession. including needles and hypodermics outfits."
0.75 x 6 x 2." "Loose example of skin button made of latex. shaped with half of a sphere and a tube coming out of the side. same as #00.5A.4. Skin Buttons provided access to the body for tubes which led to and from the Thoracic Duct and made lymph dialysis possible." Ultimately they were used in lymphocyte depletion prior to transplant. (See assorted papers in T.S. Hargest's CV on lymphocyte drainage-skin buttons paper-#17." T.S. Hargest. CV)"
0.75 x 7.5 x 0.5" Needles: Suture: with handle. Suture instrument with a serrated handle and curved needle. A small hole is located at the tip of the needle for threading and an adjustable knob is located on the side. Made of steel and heavily rusted.