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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Vital Capacity Apparatus
Vital Capacity Apparatus 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.
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Student Nurse Cape
Student Nurse Cape Length from shoulder: 34",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"Navy blue woollen broadcloth cape with red interior, MCSC embroidered around the standup collar in yellow thread and gold buttons manufactured by S. Eisener Co., Redbank, N.J. that have the image of a palm tree with an arrow through it and read,"ANIMISO O PIEUSQUE PARATI" The cape would have been worn with the 1925-1968 MUSC student and MUSC student public health uniforms while crossing streets from the nurses' homes and during formal occasion with the 1925-1968, i.e. the Florence Nightingale Services."
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Schwartze's Gouge
Schwartze's Gouge 0.25 x 6 x 0.25. Cutting tool: Chisel and gouge."Chrome gouge with serrated handle and square like form. the tip is hollowed out on one end."
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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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Hypodermic Syringe
Hypodermic Syringe Injections: Set.
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Hypodermic Needles
Hypodermic Needles 0.25x3.25x2.75". Injections: Hypodermic needles. "One dozen "Laminex" stainless steel hypodermic needles housed in the original red paper box and sealed in plastic. An envelope of non-corrosive needle wires is also housed in the box."
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Hypodermic Needles
Hypodermic Needles 0.25 x 3.25 x 2.75". Injections: Hypodermic needles. "One dozen "Laminex" stainless steel hypodermic needles housed in the original red paper box and sealed in plastic. An envelope of non-corrosive needle wires is also housed in the box.
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Hypodermic Syringe
Hypodermic Syringe 0.75 x 4.25 x 0.75". Injections: Hypodermic syringe. Two boxes of glass Luer Lok syringes of various sizes and housed in paper box.
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EKG Machine
EKG Machine 11x15x8.5". Electrocardiography. EKG Machine and cords housed in dark wooden box.
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Master Fishertherm Model 1200 Electro Therapy Machine
Master Fishertherm Model 1200 Electro Therapy Machine 39x24x18". Electric stimulation therapy:Machine. Master Fishertherm Model 1200 Electro Therapy machine, serial #D2-8781 (Floor Model) made of crme colored metal, plastic, and a rubber cord.
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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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Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.125 x 6 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with small long teeth and rusting of metal present. Pressure forceps used to stop bleeding
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Nasal Forceps
Nasal Forceps 0.25 x 6.25 x 3.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Nasal. "Stainless steel forceps with the bottom arms sliding backwards. both tips are rounded with flat holes."
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Eyelid Everter
Eyelid Everter 0.25 x 3.5 x 0.75". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Lid. Steel eyelid everter with flat straight edge arm and a flat oval shaped handle engraved with manufacturer information.
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Mathieu's Retractors
Mathieu's Retractors 0.75 x 4.5 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Retractors. Two stainless steel retractors with raised lines in the middle and three prongs one end and a raised flat edge on the other.
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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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Medicine Case
Medicine Case 5.5"x 12.5"x 7.13" Glass tubes with cork stoppers housed in black leather case with "HYPODERMIC TABLETS" on the exterior.
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Dispensing Unit
Dispensing Unit 9.5 x 23.25 x 8.5 inches. Wooden rectangle with drawers of roll labels and metal suppressors.
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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.