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Spring Fleam
Spring Fleam Bloodletting: Fleam. Silver spring fleam with razor blade extended. This spring loaded lancet allowed for the blade to be inserted into the skin through moving the trigger. 0.5" x 2" x 1"
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Bleeding Bowl
Bleeding Bowl Bloodletting: Basin. Copper basin with oval-like shape and curved edges. Used to hold the blood of patients during bleeding procedures. 2.5" x 13" x 5.5"
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Spring Fleam
Spring Fleam Bloodletting: Spring lancet. Brass and silver spring fleam with razor blade extended. This form of a spring loaded lancet allowed for the blade to be inserted into the skin through moving the trigger. 0.5" x 2.25" x 1"
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Spring Lancet
Spring Lancet Bloodletting: Spring lancet. Stainless steel, spring loaded lancet with razor blade extended. This is a modern lancet, administered by pulling the trigger to release the single blade. 0.75" x 4.5" x 0.5"
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Lancet
Lancet Embossed sterling sliver lancet case with two tortoise-shell handled lancets. This form of lancet, comprised of flat edged razor blades, was drawn across the skin to produce bleeding.
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Bleeding Bowl
Bleeding Bowl Pewter bowl with straight handle and measurement etchings on the interior. Used to hold the blood of patients during bleeding procedures. 2.5" x 10" x 6". Donated to the Waring Historical Library by Dr. James Watson of Columbia, South Carolina.
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Leech Box
Leech Box Round wood box with "LEECHES" printed along the top.
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Scarificator
Scarificator Tiemann's 12 blade brass scarificator with wooden handle housed in a velvet lined wood box, original paper label on the interior. Manufactured by George Tiemann of New York, patented August 20, 1846. The screw at the top of the head allows for the depth of the cut to be altered and when the screw and trigger are pulled the blades are released. 2" x 7.5" x 2.5"
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Notes: Bloodletting, Cupping, Leeches
Notes: Bloodletting, Cupping, Leeches Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes and clippings related to bloodletting, cupping, and leeches. Covers general history, methods and instrumentation, and diseases and conditions these practices were to relieve. Also includes a reprint of Bloodletting: A Clinical Lecture by Prof. Dujardin-Beaumetz from The Medical News, Vol. XLIII, No. 14 October 16, 1883. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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On Cynanche Trachealis
On Cynanche Trachealis [20] leaves ; 27 cm., Series MD thesis, 1834; v. 1, no. 6
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The King of England's Sickness: A Description of the English Sweat and an Evaluation of the Gendered
The King of England's Sickness: A Description of the English Sweat and an Evaluation of the Gendered Nature and Treatment of this Early Modern Illness  
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Scarificator
Scarificator Bloodletting: Scarificator. Brass housed in leather box.
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On Venesection
On Venesection 13 leaves ; 27 cm.; MD thesis, 1826 ; v. 6, no. 4
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On Empresma Hepatitis
On Empresma Hepatitis 40 leaves 27 cm.
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On sanguine depletion
On sanguine depletion 44 leaves 27 cm.
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On Hydrocephulus Acutus
On Hydrocephulus Acutus 13 leaves ; 27 cm.; MD thesis, 1826 ; v. 2, no. 4
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On Tetanus
On Tetanus 25 leaves ; 27 cm.; MD thesis, 1826 ; v. 5, no. 3
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On Medical Electricity
On Medical Electricity 30 leaves ; 27 cm. ; Series MD thesis, 1827 ; v. 3, no. 7
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On Angina Pectoris
On Angina Pectoris 14 leaves ; 27 cm. ; Series MD thesis, 1827 ; v. 4, no. 10
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Medical Society of South Carolina Minutes, 1810-1833
Medical Society of South Carolina Minutes, 1810-1833 Bound volume of minutes of the Medical Society of South Carolina for the years 1810-1833.