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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Forceps
Forceps 1.75 x 6.75 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. "Steel forceps with satin finish and a gold handle. arms are shapely curved."
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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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Aortic Punch
Aortic Punch 0.5 x 7.75 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Punch: Aorta. Steel instrument with cross-shaped design and extendable tip. The Aortic Punch is used for coronary artery bypass.
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Abraham Tonsil Knife
Abraham Tonsil Knife 0.25"x8.5"x0.5". Cutting tool: Knife: Tonsil. "Stainless steel knife with satin finish handle and a curved blade with sharp sides and a rounded tip. The intital "G.H.Z." are engraved on the handle."
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Tonsil Punch
Tonsil Punch 0.75 x 5.75 x 6.5. Cutting tool: Punch: Tonsil. Stainless steel instrument with a scissor like shape and two open oval shapes at the tips of each arm.
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Tonsillotome
Tonsillotome 0.5 x 10 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Tome: Tonsillotome. Stainless steel tonsillotome with sharp points that can be extended and are used in the removal of tonsils.
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Nasal Snare
Nasal Snare 0.25 x 7.25 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Snare: Loop: Nasal. Stainless Steel instrument with handles and a wire that protrudes from the top portion.
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Hey's Saw
Hey's Saw 0.5 x 7 x 1.75. Cutting tool: Saw: Skull. Saw with an ebony handle and steel head that has two blades on either side that are flat with a circular shape and serrated edges.
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Scalpel
Scalpel 0.25 x 7.5 x 0.5. Cutting tool: Knife: Scalpel."Scalpel with ivory handles and crisscross markings with yellow. blue. and red color visible."
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Scalpel
Scalpel 0.25 x 7.625 x 0.5. Cutting tool: Knife: Scalpel. Scalpel with ivory handles and crisscross markings and black color visible.
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Polyp Forceps
Polyp Forceps 0.5 x 10 x 2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Polyps. "Stainless steel forceps with straight arms. housed in a red and clear plastic casing. Additional housing includes a blue and white cardboard box with corresponding product papers."
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Placenta Forceps
Placenta Forceps 1 x 12.25 x 2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Placenta. Steel forceps with elevated arms that are rounded with holes at the tip.
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Pterygium Hook
Pterygium Hook 0.25 x 6.75 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Hook:Pterygium. Stainless steel hook eye instrument with a handle that has raised edges.
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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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Nasal Elevator
Nasal Elevator 0.25 x 7.75 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Elevator:Septum. Stainless steel rod-like elevator with one end being long and flat with an oval like shape and the other being a blunt edge.
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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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Forceps for Holding Divided Veins
Forceps for Holding Divided Veins 1.5 x 11.5 x 3.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Stainless steel forceps with an elevated section of the arms that when closed form a hollow rectangular shape. Rust present on the metal.
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Forceps
Forceps 0.5 x 7 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. "Stainless steel spring forceps with rounded. serrated handles."
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Disposable Hemostat
Disposable Hemostat 6.5 x 7.75 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. "Steel and plastic AMP Disposable Hemostat displayed in a Lucite Box. The displayed was used in the first preclinical test January 10-11. 1966 at the Medical College of the University of South Carolina."
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Nasal Forceps
Nasal Forceps 0.25 x 7.5 x 3.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Nasal. Stainless steel forceps with arms that opens like scissors and rounded tip with flat holes.