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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Surgical Set
Surgical Set 3x16.5x7. Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery."Fifteen metal instruments with crosshatched ebony handles. Marked "H.G. Kern. Philadelphia". Housed in red velvet lined mahogany box with small brass inlaid straps and decorative brass corners. Brass identification plate and one instrument, possibly forceps, missing."
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Suture Needle
Suture Needle 0.25 x 2.5 x 2" Needles: Suture."Curved suture needle with a hole at the tip for threading and a small serrated handle. heavy rusting present."
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Swivel Septum Knife
Swivel Septum Knife a- 0.125 x 7.75 x 0.625 b- 0.25 x 6.75 x 0.625. Cutting tool:Knife:Nasal. Two stainless steel nasal swivel knives with satin finish handles. One is longer than the other and each have rotating blades one with a square like shape and the other rounded.
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Syringe
Syringe 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."
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Syringe
Syringe 0.75x12x1. Irrigation: Syringe: Urethral."Long nozzle. Obstetrical syringe. used to examine the urethra. made of Bakelite with a plastic barrel and holes located at the tip of the syringe."
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Syringe
Syringe 0.75x4x0.75" Irrigation: Syringe. Ivory syringe with handle and holes located along the rounded tip.
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Syringe
Syringe 1x12.5x1" Irrigation: Syringe: Urethral. Long nozzle, Urological Syringe used to examine the urethra and made of Bakelite. Original box is a burgundy cardboard box.
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Syringe
Syringe 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."
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Syringe Set
Syringe Set 1 x 3.25 x 2". Injections:Set. "Pocket aluminum syringe case containing 1 steel syringe with glass barrel. 2 steel needles. and 6 plastic medicine vials with paper labels and cork stoppers."
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Tait's Pressure Forceps
Tait's Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 5 x 2.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with plier like arms and rust of metal present. This form of the forcep was used to stop uterine bleeding.
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Tarnier's Forceps, Axis Traction
Tarnier's Forceps, Axis Traction 3 x 17 x 7".Delivery: Obstetrical forceps. Steel forceps with curved arms and slight curve at the handles with an axis traction handle built in for increased leverage. This form of the forcep was developed in France by Stephane Tarnier (1828-1897).
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Taylor Fever Thermometer
Taylor Fever Thermometer 1x5x2". Body temperature:Thermometer. "Original. yellow paper box that reads "Taylor 'INSTANTA' Fever Thermometer" and contains a straight. glass mercury thermometer. a black plastic case and a certificate of accuracy dated for October 8. 1946."
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Test Frames
Test Frames Metal
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The DeFord Somnoform Inhaler
The DeFord Somnoform Inhaler Inhaler-5 x 13.5 x 8 booklet- 8 x 9.75" Gauze- 2.25 x 1.5 x 1" Anesthesia, inhalation: Inhaler/mask: Inhaler. The head unit contains a rubber covered metal mouthpiece, nose cover, exhaling valve, valve containing Somnoform and air, capsule chamber and rubber bag." Device would fit over the head and nose of the patient with the bag sitting behind the head of the patient. Somnoform (60% ethyl chloride, 35% methyl chloride and 5% ethyl bromide) was used to anaesthetize patients during dental surgery. An illustrative booklet came with the set.
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The Roche Electric Hygiene Machine
The Roche Electric Hygiene Machine 5.25x17x15" Electric stimulation therapy: Machine."Electric machine apparatus housed in a wooden box and includes wooden handle with sponge attachment. The Roche electric hygiene machine was used by the patient by standing on the metal foot plates and the battery powered electrical current. using two no. 6 dry cells. would provide a "mild" electrical shock. The machine has been rewired with a plug and was originally used by the donor's grandmother. Mrs Britton and was included in her estate."
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Thermometer
Thermometer Therm- 0.125 x 4.25 x 0.125. Case- 0.5 x 4.75 x 0.5".Chemical apparatus: Thermometer. Glass and stainless steel mercury thermometer housed in brown stoneware case.
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Thomas' Uterine Curette, Blunt
Thomas' Uterine Curette, Blunt 0.5 x 9 x 0.5" Curettage: Curette: Uterine Steel curette with crosshatched ebony handle.
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Throat Retractor
Throat Retractor 0.75 x 6 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Tracheal. "Two stainless steel throat retractors with serrated edge. One tip is curved back. while the other has two curved teeth."
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Tibia and Fibula Splint
Tibia and Fibula Splint 3 x 15 x 5. 6 x 17 x 10.5" Splints. Stainless steel tibia and fibula splint with with holes throughout.
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Tongue Depressor
Tongue Depressor 0.125 x 5.25 x 0.5. Depressor: Tongue. Metal tongue depressor with rusting present.
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