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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Tonsil Forceps
Tonsil Forceps 0.5 x 10 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Tonsil. Steel forceps with two sharp teeth on the tip of each arm.
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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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Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps
Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps 0.25 x 2.25 x 0.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Steel spring forceps with raised edge and a long smooth arm.
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Fenestrated Artery Forceps
Fenestrated Artery Forceps 0.25 x 4.25 x 1.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. "Steel forceps with raised edge. handles with oval shaped holes. and a clamp like arms. Metal is heavily rusted."
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Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps
Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps 0.25 x 2 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Small steel spring hemostat with perforated edges and smooth oval like arms.
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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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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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Eye Forceps, Fixation
Eye Forceps, Fixation 0.25 x 6 x 1.5 x 1.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Ophthalmic. Stainless steel forcep with small sharp teeth and rounded intersection.
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Cystoscope Forceps: Scissor Type
Cystoscope Forceps: Scissor Type 0.75 X 13.5 X 3. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Endoscopic. Steel instrument with scissor like handle and a long flexible rod with cutting instrument at the tip.
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Forceps
Forceps 0.5x5x0.75. Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel modern forceps with rounded ends grooves.
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Forceps
Forceps Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel surgery forceps that could have been used in most surgeries. Metal is heavily rusted.
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Sponge Holder
Sponge Holder 0.75 x 9.5 x 3. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Sponge. Steel instrument with scissor like shape and long arms with oval shaped openings on each tip.
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Lantern Slide Projector
Lantern Slide Projector 16.75 x 18 x 5.25. Teaching materials:Equipment:Projector. "Slide projector made of glass. metal and leather that was powered by an oil lamp and used to project glass slides."
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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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Prescription Counter
Prescription Counter 83 x 74 x 26". Interior Design and Furnishings:Counter. Large wooden counter used during the process of filling prescriptions, complete with shelves, drawers, and work space all displaying pharmacy equipment. Hanging from the top portion are stacks of old paper prescriptions.
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Show Globe
Show Globe 30 x 12 x 12". Interior Design and Furnishings:Show globe. Metal chain holding a clear glass vessel with glass stopper and filled with yellow liquid. Originating in England in the late 1500's, the show globe was used as a symbol of the Apothecary's Shop. It was later used as an advertisement of the American Pharmacy.
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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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Hypodermic Syringe
Hypodermic Syringe 1 x 3.75 x 1.25". Injections:Hypodermic syringe. Small Bakelite syringe with brass needle housed in an aged leather covered wood case lined with purple velvet and cream satin.
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Sims'-Type Speculum
Sims'-Type Speculum 1"x 5.5"x 3.5" Steel vaginal speculum with an open rectangle shape and slight curves that was developed by James Marion Sims (1813-1883).
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Pediatric Anal Stretchers
Pediatric Anal Stretchers 0.75 x 2.75 x 0.75." "One loose pediatric anal stretcher in a plastic bag marked.""Pediatric Sphincter Stretcher X2607 Heyer-Schulte Corporation. 5377 Overpass Road. Santa Barbara. CA 93105."(805-964-4741).