1.5 x 6.25 x 2.25. Lymphocyte depletion."Pump housed in a green metal case with a clear plastic top and a metal tag that reads."Property of Medical College of SC M17-194" This is the second model of the pump which used to pump lymph from the thoracic duct to the venous system once the duct was cannulated. The pump sensed flow and could regulate itself to pump at the rate of flow without adjustment. It injected heparin into the outflow to prevent clotting and an offsetting drug into the return flow to return the blood to a normal clotting time."
Color perception tests,"Professor Holmgren's No. 70, Color blindness test housed in green vinyl covered wood box consisting of forty "skeins" made of various colored yarn tied to a numbered brass tag and three "skeins" made of yarn and tied to brass tags labeled,"A, B, or C" Numbers 1-20 correspond to skein A, 21-20 to skein B, and 31-40 to skein C. The odd numbers denote skeins that provide appropriate matches while even numbers are confusion colors for a color blind individual."
For a 360 degree view of the microscope, click on the image and drag the cursor to the left or right. Requires Quicktime player, which can be downloaded at: http: //www.apple.com/Quicktime/download . 12.25 x 6.5 x 5" Microscopy: Microscope: American: Compound. Black SPENCER compound binocular microscope, c. 1920, which was used by Dr. Lynch in the Department of Pathology.
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.
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.
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 Needles penetrated the drop chamber and while it worked safely and well it was quickly superseded by the non-evasive photo cell.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)
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."
Interior design and Furnishings: Furniture. Medical. Prototype of the "Air-Fluidized Bed used to treat burn victims at MUSC and developed by Mr T.S. Hargest. The bed is made of synthetic fabric and metal. Housed in a green felt lined wood box."