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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Uterine Dilator
Uterine Dilator 0.75"x 11.75"x 0.75" Nickel plated uterine dilator, with screw at the bottom that when turn allows prongs to open and dilate the uterus. Patent date of June 9, '85 is engraved on the side.
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Thomas' Uterine Curette, Blunt
Thomas' Uterine Curette, Blunt 0.5 x 9 x 0.5" Curettage: Curette: Uterine Steel curette with crosshatched ebony handle.
3.
Uterine Curette, Blunt
Uterine Curette, Blunt 1 x 10.5 x 0.5" Curettage: Curette: Uterine Long thin stainless steel curette with slightly curved arm and an oval shaped tip. See p. 281 Winchester.
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Uterine Dilator
Uterine Dilator 2.75x11x4. Dilatation: Dilator: Uterine. "Chrome plated dilator with measurement markings in-between handles. indentation lines are visible at tip of arms."
5.
Tumor Screw
Tumor Screw 0.75 x 10.5 x 0.75" Curettage: Curette Stainless steel placenta uterine curette with a spiral shape at the tip.
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Leonard's Uterine Douche, Dilating
Leonard's Uterine Douche, Dilating 0.5 x 12 x 3" Irrigation: Irrigator: Douche. Steel instrument with handle and curved probe end with a screw on the side that controls and expandable mechanism. The jets located along the tip allow fluids to be passed into the body for cleansing.
7.
Tait's Pressure Forceps
Tait's Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 5 x 2.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with plier like arms and rust of metal present. This form of the forcep was used to stop uterine bleeding.