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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Ophthalmic Scissors
Ophthalmic Scissors 0.125 x 4.625 x 2. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Ophthalmic. Stainless steel scissors with short blades that have an indention in one.
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Plaster of Paris Cutter
Plaster of Paris Cutter 0.5 x 6 x 2.5. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Plaster. Stainless steel cutter with curved handle and flat oval like blade with sharp perforated edges.
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Plaster Shears
Plaster Shears 0.75 x 9.5 x 4.25. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Plaster. "Large stainless steel plaster shears. with rounded blunt blade. Used for removal of casts."
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Cystotome and Scoop
Cystotome and Scoop 0.125 x 5.5 x 0.125. Cutting tool:Tome:Cystotome. Steel instrument with one side containing a long sharp point and the other a smooth oval like shape.
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Ophthalmic Cystotome
Ophthalmic Cystotome 0.25 x 0.875 x 0.5. Cutting tool:Tome:Cystotome. "Steel instrument with satin finish with a thin blade that is long and curved blade. "Philadelphia" is engraved on the side of the handle."
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Mathieu's Tonsillotome
Mathieu's Tonsillotome 0.75x9.5x4.25. Cutting tool:Tome:Tonsillotome. "Steel tonsillotome with heavy rusting of metal. The sharp points can be extended and are used in the removal of tonisils. This form of the tonsillotome was patented on Feb. 19. 1985 and was developed by Auguste Mathieu (1872-1929)" See p. 73 in D & H."
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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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Mathieu's Needle Holder
Mathieu's Needle Holder 0.25 x 7 x 2.25. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Needle. Spring loaded steel forceps with oval shaped handles and smooth plier like arms.
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Forceps
Forceps 1.75 x 6.75 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. "Steel forceps with satin finish and a gold handle. arms are shapely curved."
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Merlot Knife
Merlot Knife Box- 1.3756 x 2.875. knives- 0.375 x 4.5 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Myelotomy. Wooden box containing three stainless steel Myelotomy knives that each have small curved prong with a blunt tip. Developed at the Medical University by Mr. T.S. Hargest and used to cut the spine to control muscle spasms.
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Polyp Forceps
Polyp Forceps 0.5 x 10 x 2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Polyps. "Stainless steel forceps with straight arms. housed in a red and clear plastic casing. Additional housing includes a blue and white cardboard box with corresponding product papers."
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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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Eyelid Everter
Eyelid Everter 0.25 x 3.5 x 0.75". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Lid. Steel eyelid everter with flat straight edge arm and a flat oval shaped handle engraved with manufacturer information.
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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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Lucae's Forceps, Bayonet Shape
Lucae's Forceps, Bayonet Shape 0.5 x 5.75 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel forceps with a prominent curve (bayonet shape) of the long thin arms. The letter Z is engraved into the side of the forceps. This form of the forcep was developed by
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Quire's Foreign Body Extractor
Quire's Foreign Body Extractor 0.25 x 4 x 1.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel extractor with finger-like feature that can be rotated by squeezing either end of the U- shaped piece.
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Desmarres Lid Clamp
Desmarres Lid Clamp 0.5 x 3.5 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Chalazion. Stainless steel clamp with an oval like portion at the top with a shell overlay that can be widened with by the screw on the side.
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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.