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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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"SCIRT" Pump
"SCIRT" Pump 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."
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"Shot in the Dark" Syringe
"Shot in the Dark" Syringe Case-1.5 x 9 x 1.75 syringe- 0.25 x 6.5 x 1 bottle- 2 x 1 x 1". Injections:Hypodermic syringe:Insulin. "Plastic assembly case with plastic syringe and sample glass bottle of Iletin. 10cc. "Shot in the Dark " device for injection made possible for blind diabetic patients to take insulin dosages without assistance. (See paper #48. T.S. Hargest. CV)" Plastic assembly case (00.14) with plastic syringe (00.14. A) and sample glass bottle of Iletin. 10cc."
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A.D. Barbot's & Son Medicine Bottle
A.D. Barbot's & Son Medicine Bottle 5x2x1. Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. "Clear glass bottle with no stopper. marked "A.D. Barbots & Son Druggists. Charleston. South Carolina". The lip of the bottle is chipped and slight patina is present."
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A.W. Eckel Medicine Bottle
A.W. Eckel Medicine Bottle 3.75x1.75x0.75. Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. "Clear glass bottle with no stopper. marked "A.W. Eckel Pharmacist. Charleston. South Carolina" and patina present."
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Abraham Tonsil Knife
Abraham Tonsil Knife 0.25"x8.5"x0.5". Cutting tool: Knife: Tonsil. "Stainless steel knife with satin finish handle and a curved blade with sharp sides and a rounded tip. The intital "G.H.Z." are engraved on the handle."
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Acupuncture Needle
Acupuncture Needle 0.25"x9"x0.25" 0.75"x9.75"x0.75". Acupuncture therapy. Steel acupuncture needle with cork stopper housed in original box.
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Air-Fluidized Bed
Air-Fluidized Bed 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."
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Amalgam Gold and Platinum Alloy
Amalgam Gold and Platinum Alloy For a 360 degree view of the object, place cursor over image, click, and drag to the left or right. Requires Quicktime player. 2 x 1.125 x 1.125."Dental restoration. permanent: Alloy/amalgam". Clear glass bottle with paper label and missing screw cap. This mixture would have been utilized in the process of tooth fillings.(record 2008-19MDM)
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Antrum Cannula
Antrum Cannula 0.25 x 5.5 x 1 . Catheterization: Nasal. Curved stainless steel Cannula that fits on a trocar and is placed in the nasal cavity to aid in the delivery of oxygen.
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Aortic Punch
Aortic Punch 0.5 x 7.75 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Punch: Aorta. Steel instrument with cross-shaped design and extendable tip. The Aortic Punch is used for coronary artery bypass.
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Artificial Eyes
Artificial Eyes Box-1 x 3.5 x 3" Eyes approx-0.5x1x0.75" Prostheses and Implants. Ophthalmology. Eye, artificial leather covered box with tan velvet lining housing six glass eyes of various colors.
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Artificial Urethral Sphincter
Artificial Urethral Sphincter 1 x 5.25 x 5.25. loose sphincter:0.25 x 0.75 x 0.75. Urinary sphincter- artificial. Prostheses and Implants. Three examples of an artificial sphincter developed by the Medical University in a Lucite block. First implanted by Dr. F Derrick and later patented by NASA.
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Artificial Urethral Sphincter
Artificial Urethral Sphincter 0.25 x 3.5 x 0.75. "Urinary sphincter- artificial. Prostheses and Implants. One artificial sphincter example made of latex and loose in plastic bag marked "Artificial Urethral Sphincter Heyer-Schulte Corporation. 5377 Overpass Road. Santa Barbara CA. 93105. 805-964-4741. The artificial sphincter was developed by the Medical University and first implanted by Dr. F Derrick and later patented by NASA."
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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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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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Atkinson Esophageal Prosthesis
Atkinson Esophageal Prosthesis 1 x 7.5 x 1. Prostheses and implants. "Atkinson Esophageal Prosthesis for CA Esophagus. size M-L. semi-soft white funnel made of rubber with box and instruction sheet. Catalog Number #553920. UK Patent No# 2069339."
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Baumanometer
Baumanometer 1.75x14x4". Blood pressure determination:Manometer. Baumanometer. an instrument to measure blood pressure. made of plastic. metal. rubber and glass. housed in oval shapped metal box with release button on the side.
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Bedpan
Bedpan 2.5 x 12 x 5.5" Home nursing: Bedpan."Small white porcelain bedpan with a flattened egg-like shape. small upward turned nozzle. and large opening in the center."
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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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Bicaise Distemper Cure
Bicaise Distemper Cure 6.125 x 2.25 x 1.25. Empty white box with black text.