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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Defibrillator
Defibrillator 32 x 23 x 16". Electric stimulation therapy:Machine. Wooden unit on wheels with rubber cords on the interior and buttons and switches on the top portion. The Defibrillator, also referred to as the "Alternating Current External Cardiac Defibrillator" was constructed by Dr. William B. Kouwenhoven to externally defibrillate the heart with electrodes on the intact chest. This prototype was used by Dr. Joseph S. Redding at MUSC within his laboratory for resuscitation studies.
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Debakey Seamless Bifurcated Dacron Graft
Debakey Seamless Bifurcated Dacron Graft 1 x 7 x 1. Prostheses and implants. Graft-Debakey seamless bifurcated Dacron graft housed in Dacron cardboard box.
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Davis and Kidder's Electric Machine for Nervous Diseases
Davis and Kidder's Electric Machine for Nervous Diseases Electric stimulation therapy: Machine. Electric Machine used in shock treatment anywhere desired along the body.
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Cystotome and Scoop
Cystotome and Scoop 0.125 x 5.5 x 0.125. Cutting tool:Tome:Cystotome. Steel instrument with one side containing a long sharp point and the other a smooth oval like shape.
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Cystoscope Forceps: Scissor Type
Cystoscope Forceps: Scissor Type 0.75 X 13.5 X 3. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Endoscopic. Steel instrument with scissor like handle and a long flexible rod with cutting instrument at the tip.
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Curved Probe Point Bistoury
Curved Probe Point Bistoury 0.125 X 5.5 X 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Bistoury. Steel instrument with satin finish and a smooth tip curved blade. The handle has several indentations to add more grip.
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Curved Bistoury
Curved Bistoury 0.25 x 3.75 x 0.75. Cutting tool: Knife: Bistoury. Steel curved bistoury housed in attached brass case. In tortoise shell case.
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Cupping Set
Cupping Set 3.5 x 9.75 x 4.5".Cupping: Set. Seven tortoise shell cups, three ivory handles and three brass stopcocks housed in wood case.
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Cup
Cup 3.5 x 3.5 x 3.5. Commemorative and association items. "Wooden cup made of various types and with twine that was made for Francis Peyre Porcher. M.D."
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Crystal Goblet
Crystal Goblet 6.75 x 3.5 x 3.5. Household articles. Crystal goblet with chip along the lip and an uneven pewter base. The base was repaired with pewter by an enslaved individual during the Civil War period.
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Croup Lamp
Croup Lamp 6.5"x3.5"x3.5" Metal, glass
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Crochet
Crochet 2"x 14"x 2.5" Steel instrument with a detachable curved rod and a smooth ebony handle with round steel rings for fingers that allow more leverage. This instrument was used after the perforator had made an incision into the head of the baby. The crochet was then inserted into the opening and used to remove the child from the mother.
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Crochet
Crochet 0.75x14x0.75. Delivery:Hook:Crochet. Single steel straight arm with sharp curve at top and a rectangular crosshatch raised ebony handle.
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Corwin's Tonsil Haemostat
Corwin's Tonsil Haemostat 1 x 6.5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Clamp:Tonsil. "Stainless steel. U-shaped object with two arms. One posses a round half sphere with bumps and the other a flat circular edge. The object's width can be adjusted at the base and a curved ruler is attached at the intersection of the two arms."
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Community Health Bag
Community Health Bag 7 x 12 x 9" Medical case: Bag. Black leather bag with metal closures.
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Cobalt Blue Bottles
Cobalt Blue Bottles Drug packaging: Container: Bottle. Three round glass salt top bottles of varying sizes and three round glass tincture bottles of varying sizes all in cobalt blue.
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Cobalt Blue Bottle
Cobalt Blue Bottle Drug packaging: Container: Bottle. Three round glass salt top bottles of varying sizes and three round glass tincture bottles of varying sizes all in cobalt blue.
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Co. Cubeb Lozenges
Co. Cubeb Lozenges 11.5 x 3 x 3" Drug packaging: Container: Jar. Clear glass with adhered gold, pink, and green glass label.
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Clamp
Clamp 0.75 x 1.75 x 0.75. Grasping and fixating:Clamp. "Barrel shaped valve like object made of plastic. developed at MUSC."
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Clamp
Clamp 0.75 x 2 x 1 x 0.75. Grasping and fixating:Clamp. "Clamp like object made of plastic with metal wires inserted. developed at MUSC."
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