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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 4.5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Stainless steel forceps with curved arms when closed and flat oval shaped tip.
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Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 4.75 x 2.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Stainless steel forceps with rounded plier like arms at tip.
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Bakelite Fountain Pen
Bakelite Fountain Pen 0.5 x 7 x 0.5". Commemorative and association items. "Bakelite pen with gold plated tip housed in original paper box. Pen used by Thomas A. Pitts
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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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Bermingham Nasal Douche
Bermingham Nasal Douche 1 x 4 x 1" box- 1 x 4.25 x 1.75" Glass nasal douche, used for cleansing, housed in original cardboard box with black text. The douche has an oval-like shape with a fill spout on the top and an irrigating tip on the side. Irrigation: Douche.
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Syringe
Syringe 1x12.5x1" Irrigation: Syringe: Urethral. Long nozzle, Urological Syringe used to examine the urethra and made of Bakelite. Original box is a burgundy cardboard box.
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Simpson's Forceps
Simpson's Forceps 2.5 x 14 x 3" Delivery: Obstetrical forceps
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Crochet
Crochet 2"x 14"x 2.5" Steel instrument with a detachable curved rod and a smooth ebony handle with round steel rings for fingers that allow more leverage. This instrument was used after the perforator had made an incision into the head of the baby. The crochet was then inserted into the opening and used to remove the child from the mother.
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Elliott's Forceps
Elliott's Forceps 3 x 15 x 3" Delivery: Obstetrical forceps
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Defibrillator
Defibrillator 32 x 23 x 16". Electric stimulation therapy:Machine. Wooden unit on wheels with rubber cords on the interior and buttons and switches on the top portion. The Defibrillator, also referred to as the "Alternating Current External Cardiac Defibrillator" was constructed by Dr. William B. Kouwenhoven to externally defibrillate the heart with electrodes on the intact chest. This prototype was used by Dr. Joseph S. Redding at MUSC within his laboratory for resuscitation studies.
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Swivel Septum Knife
Swivel Septum Knife a- 0.125 x 7.75 x 0.625 b- 0.25 x 6.75 x 0.625. Cutting tool:Knife:Nasal. Two stainless steel nasal swivel knives with satin finish handles. One is longer than the other and each have rotating blades one with a square like shape and the other rounded.
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Nasal Scissors
Nasal Scissors a- 0.25 x 6.5 x 3 b-0.25 x 7 x 2.5. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Nasal. Two pairs of stainless steel nasal scissors. Both have slightly curved arms and some amount of rust present.
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Nasal Saw
Nasal Saw a- 0.25 x 7 x 3.25 b-0.25 x 7.25 x 3.5. Cutting tool:Saw:Nasal. Two steel saws with matte finish and serrated handles. Long blade with an abrupt curve and perforated edge.
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Tonsil Snare
Tonsil Snare a-0.5 x 9 x 8 b- 0.25 x 3.75 x 1. Cutting tool:Snare:Tonsil. Stainless steel instrument with handle that releases wire like tool from the interior. Used in removal of tonsils.
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Professor Holmgren's No. 70
Professor Holmgren's No. 70 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."