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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Bennett's Inhaler
Bennett's Inhaler 1.5 x 6 x 1.75" Analgesia: Patient controlled."Steel "rabbit ear" anesthesia device with ebony handle. used by women during labor."
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MUSC China Place Setting
MUSC China Place Setting 1 x 10 x 10. 0.5 x 6.5 x 6.5. 2 x 4.5 x 3.75. 1 x 6 x 6. 1.25 x 4.75 x 4.75" Commemorative and association items."White china with Medical College seal. including: dinner plate(.5)" bread & butter plate(.1)" cup(.3)" saucer(.2)" and dessert dish(.4)"
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MUSC Plastic Cup
MUSC Plastic Cup 4 x 3.5 x 3.25" Commemorative and association items."Plastic cup with a drawing of MUSC on the front. Given to new students at MUSC and reads."Take a closer look at MUH. Department of Nursing Medical University Hospital Charleston. South Carolina."
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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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Ear Examination Apparatus
Ear Examination Apparatus 2.25 x 9.5 x 4.25",Otolaryngology: Otoscope,"Ear Examination apparatus made of plastic, metal, glass, housed in a wood case with velvet lining."
166.
Infant Scale
Infant Scale 0.5x6x1.5" Body weight. Portable Infant Scale made of steel with barrel like shape and S hooks on either end.
167.
Bleeding Hook
Bleeding Hook 0.125x6x0.125. Grasping and fixating: Hook: Aural."Metal instrument with sharp doubled pronged hooks at the tip. used for bleeding the eye. Heavy rusting of metal present."
168.
Requa's Styptic Pencil
Requa's Styptic Pencil 3.25 x 0.5 x 0.5. First aid. plastic tube with black tin screw cap holding smaller plastic tube with red label and white text
169.
Ear Trumpet
Ear Trumpet 2.75x23x2.75. Hearing aids. Ear Trumpet and earpiece made of black vulcanite attached by an extending tube made of black fabric. Device used to amplify sounds.
170.
Crystal Goblet
Crystal Goblet 6.75 x 3.5 x 3.5. Household articles. Crystal goblet with chip along the lip and an uneven pewter base. The base was repaired with pewter by an enslaved individual during the Civil War period.
171.
Demi-Tasse Cup
Demi-Tasse Cup 2.25 x 3 x 2.25. Household articles: Tableware. Demi-tasse cup made of glass and painted pink with a colored image of the Porter Military Academy buildings displayed.
172.
Syringe
Syringe 0.75x12x1. Irrigation: Syringe: Urethral."Long nozzle. Obstetrical syringe. used to examine the urethra. made of Bakelite with a plastic barrel and holes located at the tip of the syringe."
173.
"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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Eyeglasses
Eyeglasses Eyeglasses: Spectacles. Metal with glass lenses.
175.
Bandage Roller
Bandage Roller 7 x 9 x 3. Bandages: Bandage roller. Steel bandage roller with wooden handle that screws onto a tabletop.
176.
Turnkey
Turnkey 1 x 6 x 3.5. Tooth extraction: Turnkey. Dental turnkey (tooth key) with wooden handle. Used to twist around a tooth until it was extracted.
177.
Sterilizer
Sterilizer 7.5 X 17.5 X 7.5. Sterilization: Sterilizer. Steel sterilizer with fabric cord and plug with turn dial and Bakelite handle.
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Professor Holmgren's No. 70
Professor Holmgren's No. 70 Color perception tests,"Professor Holmgren's No. 70, Color blindness test housed in green vinyl covered wood box consisting of forty "skeins" made of various colored yarn tied to a numbered brass tag and three "skeins" made of yarn and tied to brass tags labeled,"A, B, or C" Numbers 1-20 correspond to skein A, 21-20 to skein B, and 31-40 to skein C. The odd numbers denote skeins that provide appropriate matches while even numbers are confusion colors for a color blind individual."
179.
Chisholm Inhaler
Chisholm Inhaler .5"x 3.125"x 1.25". Silver
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Scarificator
Scarificator Tiemann's 12 blade brass scarificator with wooden handle housed in a velvet lined wood box, original paper label on the interior. Manufactured by George Tiemann of New York, patented August 20, 1846. The screw at the top of the head allows for the depth of the cut to be altered and when the screw and trigger are pulled the blades are released. 2" x 7.5" x 2.5"