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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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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Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle "10"x 4"x 4" Dark wood mortar with carvings along sides, wood pestle."
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Pill Tile
Pill Tile .5 x 7.125 x 7.125, 0.25 x 6 x 0.25. Porcelain tile with wood and metal instrument.
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Chisholm Inhaler
Chisholm Inhaler .5"x 3.125"x 1.25". Silver
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Ureteral Dilator
Ureteral Dilator .75 x 20 x 3" Dilatation: Dilator: Ureteral
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Skin Button
Skin Button 0.0625 x 0.5 x 0.5." "Skin button made of latex and fabric housed in plastic bag marked "Skin Button 635. Heyer-Schulte Corporation. 5377 Overpass Road. Santa Barbara. CA 93105."(805-964-4741). 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)"
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Lapel Pin
Lapel Pin 0.125 x 0.5 x 0.5, 0.25 x 0.375 x 0.375". Commemorative and association items. Two lapel pins. XI PSI PHI-Dental fraternity was established in 1889 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Small gold lapel pin with black enameled shield with gold logo. Pin is set with blue opals. PHI Epsilon PI-social fraternity small gold lapel pin with chain. Front of pin is decorated with small rubies and seed pearls with a black enameled shield and gold logo. Both fraternity pins belonged to Dr. R. Webb Thomson (1877-1964) from Spartanburg, S.C.
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Charles Es'Dorn Hospital Training School Pin
Charles Es'Dorn Hospital Training School Pin 0.125 x 0.75 x 0.75" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. 1922 Charles Es'Dorn Hospital Training School pin. Gold with white and blue enameled cross in the center.
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Skin Button
Skin Button 0.125 x 0.75 x 0.75." "Plastic skin button with traditional button shape with four holes present and housed in an unmarked plastic bag. 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)"
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Hypodermic Needles
Hypodermic Needles 0.125 x 3.25 x 2" Injections: Hypodermic needles. Package containing refill cartridge needles. Three stainless steel needles remain in package and are 1 inch in length and 30 gauge.
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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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Ophthalmic Scissors
Ophthalmic Scissors 0.125 x 4.625 x 2. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Ophthalmic. Stainless steel scissors with short blades that have an indention in one.
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Eye Scalpel
Eye Scalpel 0.125 x 4.75 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. "Steel knife with satin finish. several indentations along handle for better grip and a short blade."
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Director and Tongue Tie
Director and Tongue Tie 0.125 x 4.875 x 0.75. Cutting tool:director. Steel with satin finish instrument with long prong and a rounded smooth end.
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Forceps
Forceps 0.125 x 5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel forceps with long blunt arms.
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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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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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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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Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.125 x 6 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with small long teeth and rusting of metal present. Pressure forceps used to stop bleeding
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Operating Knife
Operating Knife 0.125 X 6.125 X 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Scalpel. Steel operating knife with serrated handle and short sharp blade.
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