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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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MUSC China Place Setting
MUSC China Place Setting 1 x 10 x 10. 0.5 x 6.5 x 6.5. 2 x 4.5 x 3.75. 1 x 6 x 6. 1.25 x 4.75 x 4.75" Commemorative and association items."White china with Medical College seal. including: dinner plate(.5)" bread & butter plate(.1)" cup(.3)" saucer(.2)" and dessert dish(.4)"
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Nipple Shields
Nipple Shields Shield-1 x 2 x 2" Top of box-0.625 x 2.5 x 2.5" Bottom of box-1.5 x 2.5 x 2." Breast feeding: Nipple shield. Lead nipple shields housed in a red paper box and used for the prevention and cure of sore nipples by placing the shield over the nipple during times of rest. Only one of the two shields is still intact with the remains housed in the original box and the surviving shield displaying loss at the top and sides.
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Glass Medicine Cup
Glass Medicine Cup 2.5 x 2 x 2" Administration drug, oral: Measure. One ounce glass measuring cup with raised marking along the sides.
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Bullet Trinket
Bullet Trinket 3.75 x 2 x 2" Commemorative and association items. War memorabilia that belonged to Dean Ruth Chamberlain. Along the side reads "18 VERDUN"
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Drop Counter/Check Box
Drop Counter/Check Box 2 x 4 x 3" Infusions: intravenous. Prior to the introduction of the photocell drop counter this device was used at MUSC to determine drop rate IV fluidtherapy. Needles penetrated the drop chamber and while it worked safely and well it was quickly superseded by the non-evasive photo cell. (Approx 4 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide by 1 1/4 inches deep) black plastic box with three buttons, drops per minute scale meter on front and drop scale on back, wire attached to plastic clamp which attaches to the plastic drop counter clamp (00-11)
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Asepto Syringe With Bulb
Asepto Syringe With Bulb 2 x 8.5 x 2" Irrigation: Syringe. Glass syringe with red rubber bulb.
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Dr. Bowen's Blood Tonic
Dr. Bowen's Blood Tonic 6.5"x 2"x 2" Glass bottle, cork stopper with paper label with photograph.
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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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Alcohol Lamp
Alcohol Lamp 6.5 x 4 x 3. Chemical apparatus:Burner. Alcohol lamp for hypodermic preparation. The base is made of brass with a steel spoon shaped portion on top. Item belongs to the College of Nursing.
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Nasal Bone
Nasal Bone Teaching materials:Models. Wood.
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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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Ashtray
Ashtray 2 x 20 x 12. Commemorative and association items. Wooden plaque containing two ashtrays. One is amber colored glass with a decal from U.S. Public Health Service and the other is white ceramic with the seal of the Medical University of South Carolina. Originally belonged to Dr. Knisely who was president of the Medical University of South Carolina from 1975 to 1982.
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Scarificator
Scarificator Bloodletting: Scarificator. Brass housed in leather box.
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Plastic Drop Counting Clamp
Plastic Drop Counting Clamp 1.5 x 4 x 2" Infusions: intravenous. Five plastic drop counting clamps (approx. 4 inches long) used with drop counter check box to determine drop rate on IV fluid therapy.
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Laryngeal Tuberculosis Set
Laryngeal Tuberculosis Set 2 x 10.5 x 4.5" Phototherapy."Laryngeal tuberculosis set housed in a black vinyl covered box wood box with green velvet interior. containing stainless steel and mirror parts with laminated instructions. Apparatus would be assembled for use with sunlight to treat tuberculosis."
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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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Carpule Syringe
Carpule Syringe Syringe-0.5 x 5.75 x 2 Injections- 0.25 x 2.5 x 0.25" Injections: Hypodermic syringe: Dental. Steel syringe with stainless steel cartridge needles and two injections in glass vials, including Caroline and Xylocaine.
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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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Pill Roller
Pill Roller 2 x 12.75 x 16 inches. Flat bottom wooden piece with brass grooves and a removable sliding wood piece with brass grooves.
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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"