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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Wood Mallet
Wood Mallet 2.5x12x4,Drug compounding:Mallet,Wooden mallet from Roper Hospital (1906-1959) and possibly used in bone surgery.,
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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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Nasal Forceps
Nasal Forceps 0.25 x 7.5 x 3.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Nasal. Stainless steel forceps with arms that opens like scissors and rounded tip with flat holes.
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Forceps
Forceps 0.5 x 7 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. "Stainless steel spring forceps with rounded. serrated handles."
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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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Tonsil Punch
Tonsil Punch 0.75 x 5.75 x 6.5. Cutting tool: Punch: Tonsil. Stainless steel instrument with a scissor like shape and two open oval shapes at the tips of each arm.
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Tonsillotome
Tonsillotome 0.5 x 10 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Tome: Tonsillotome. Stainless steel tonsillotome with sharp points that can be extended and are used in the removal of tonsils.
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Nasal Snare
Nasal Snare 0.25 x 7.25 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Snare: Loop: Nasal. Stainless Steel instrument with handles and a wire that protrudes from the top portion.
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Placenta Forceps
Placenta Forceps 1 x 12.25 x 2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Placenta. Steel forceps with elevated arms that are rounded with holes at the tip.
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Pterygium Hook
Pterygium Hook 0.25 x 6.75 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Hook:Pterygium. Stainless steel hook eye instrument with a handle that has raised edges.
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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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Nasal Elevator
Nasal Elevator 0.25 x 7.75 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Elevator:Septum. Stainless steel rod-like elevator with one end being long and flat with an oval like shape and the other being a blunt edge.
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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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Forceps for Holding Divided Veins
Forceps for Holding Divided Veins 1.5 x 11.5 x 3.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Stainless steel forceps with an elevated section of the arms that when closed form a hollow rectangular shape. Rust present on the metal.
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Disposable Hemostat
Disposable Hemostat 6.5 x 7.75 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. "Steel and plastic AMP Disposable Hemostat displayed in a Lucite Box. The displayed was used in the first preclinical test January 10-11. 1966 at the Medical College of the University of South Carolina."
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Jaeger's Keratotomy Knife
Jaeger's Keratotomy Knife 0.25 x 6 x 0.5. boxed- 0.75 x 6.25 x 0.75. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. "Steel knife with satin finish handle and a sharp. thin diamond shaped tip. The instrument has rust present on the metal and housed in a cream colored cardboard box."
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Rib Shears
Rib Shears 0.5 x 8.25 x 1.75. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Rib. Steel shears with short rounded arms and finger grooves on the handles.
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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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Mucosa Knife
Mucosa Knife 0.25 x 7 x 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Nasal. "Stainless steel knife with serrated handle. long probe like form. and a flat rounded circle like blade at tip."
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Eye Scalpel
Eye Scalpel 0.125 x 4.75 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. "Steel knife with satin finish. several indentations along handle for better grip and a short blade."