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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Umbilical Tape
Umbilical Tape 4"x 1.125"x 1.125" Amber glass bottle with black plastic screw top and a green and white paper label with black text; holding approx. 60 feet of braided umbilical tape.
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Ureteral Dilator
Ureteral Dilator .75 x 20 x 3" Dilatation: Dilator: Ureteral
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Uterine Curette, Blunt
Uterine Curette, Blunt 1 x 10.5 x 0.5" Curettage: Curette: Uterine Long thin stainless steel curette with slightly curved arm and an oval shaped tip. See p. 281 Winchester.
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Uterine Dilator
Uterine Dilator 2.75x11x4. Dilatation: Dilator: Uterine. "Chrome plated dilator with measurement markings in-between handles. indentation lines are visible at tip of arms."
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Uterine Dilator
Uterine Dilator 0.75"x 11.75"x 0.75" Nickel plated uterine dilator, with screw at the bottom that when turn allows prongs to open and dilate the uterus. Patent date of June 9, '85 is engraved on the side.
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Vaginal Speculum
Vaginal Speculum 1.5"x 5.5"x 2" Stainless steel vaginal speculum ,used for examinations, with flaps that can be widened with the use of the turn screw located on the side.
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Vaginal Wart Remover Template
Vaginal Wart Remover Template 0.125 x 3.75 x 3.5. Electrosurgery. Vaginal Wart Remover Template made of rubber with five holes of decreasing size. Template housed in original plastic bag with manufacturers label and marked (x 3938)"
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Valve
Valve """Piece of tubing containing valves. made of latex with metal wire wrapped around one end for support. Invented at MUSC."
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Valve
Valve 0.5 x 4.5 x 0.5." "One elongated check valve. made of latex with black thread. Invented at MUSC."
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Valvulotome
Valvulotome 1.5 x 9 x 3. Cutting tool:Tome:Valvulotome. Heart valvulotome with a brass handle and steel probe. The instrument was designed by Dr. Horace Smithy and made by C.B. Coleman.
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Vectis
Vectis 2.5"x 16"x 2" Steel with curved oval shaped arm with opening and smooth ebony handle.
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Vectis
Vectis 1.5"x11.5"x 2" Steel with oval opening and crosshatched raised ebony handle.
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Vital Capacity Apparatus
Vital Capacity Apparatus 1.5 X 11.5 X 10.25. Lung volume measurements. Green tin device with rubber mouth tip. Used to determine lung/breath capacity by completely filling one's lungs with air and while holding the apparatus horizontally apply the rubber tube to mouth and blow air into the apparatus until the lungs are completely emptied.
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Vulsellum Forceps
Vulsellum Forceps 0.25 x 6 x 2.375". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel forceps with flat thin arms and small sharp teeth
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Wampole's Phospholecithin with Strychnine
Wampole's Phospholecithin with Strychnine 8.5 x 3.5 x 2.5. Clear glass bottle with a plastic screw top ,light orange paper label and with brown text, and liquid inside. Housed in a light orange paper box with brown text.
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Weber Basin
Weber Basin 38.5 x 16 x 16" Dental Unit. Metal Weber basin with a fountain cuspidor that was first produced by John Weber which allowed for water to be flushed away. The outer tank covers an inner tank which holds four gallons of water. A hand pump flushes the milk glass spittoon into a receptacle which can be emptied at a later time.
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Wilde's Cross-Action Serrated Forceps
Wilde's Cross-Action Serrated Forceps 2 x 4.5 x 0.75". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel forceps with sharp curve of arms and raised edges. Rust of the metal is present significantly on the interior edges.
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Wood Mallet
Wood Mallet 2.5x12x4,Drug compounding:Mallet,Wooden mallet from Roper Hospital (1906-1959) and possibly used in bone surgery.,
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World War II Nurse Uniform
World War II Nurse Uniform Length from shoulder: 44",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"World War II Military uniform used by Ruth Chamberlain. The uniform is wool in "Roosevelt" green and includes a belted skirt and double breasted blazer with and matching hat. Underneath a khaki colored, long-sleeved shirt and tie was worn."
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Wyeth's Soothing Eye Lotion: Collyrium
Wyeth's Soothing Eye Lotion: Collyrium 5.75x2.1.5."Drugs:Patent. Proprietary. OTC".cobalt blue glass bottle with decorative stopper.
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