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    • "Shot in the Dark" Syringe

    • Case-1.5x9x1.75 syringe- 0.25x6.5x1 bottle- 2x1x1". 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...
    • Injection
    • 1900-1999
    • Abraham Tonsil Knife

    • 0.25 x 8.5 x 0.5". Cutting tool: Knife: Tonsil. Stainless steel knife with satin finish handle and a curved blade with sharp sides and a rounded tip. The intiials G.H.Z. are engraved on the handle.
    • Surgery;Surgery--history;Surgery--instrumentation;Surgery--methods
    • 1900-1999
    • Acupuncture Needle

    • 0.25 x 9 x 0.25", 0.75 x 9.75 x 0.75", Acupuncture therapy, Steel acupuncture needle with cork stopper housed in original box.
    • Acupuncture
    • 1900-1999
    • Aimar's Sarracenia or  Fly Trap Bitters

    • 10.5 x 3.25 x 3. Green glass bottle with white paper label and black text. Label: Aimar's Sarracenia or Fly-Trap Bitters. Particularly recommended in all cases of dyspepsia, nervous weakness, general debility, cholera morbus, asthma, costiveness,...
    • Pharmaceutical Preparations;Pharmaceutical Preparations--history;Pharmacies;Pharmacies--history;Pharmacists;Pharmacists--history;Pharmacy;Pharmacy--history;Medicine;Medicine, Herbal;Medicine, Herbal--history
    • 1870-1929
    • Air-Fluidized Bed

    • One-quarter-scale model 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.
    • Burn Units;Burn Units--history;Burns;Burns--history;Burns--therapy
    • 1900-1999
    • Alcohol Burner

    • 3.5 x 3 x 3. Chemistry apparatus: Burner. Alcohol Burner made of glass with wick and wick cover/snuffer.
    • Chemistry;Chemistry--history;Chemistry--instrumentation;Chemistry--methods
    • 1951
    • Alcohol Lamp

    • 3x7x4. Interior design and furnishings: Lighting fixture. Silver lamp of the School of Nursing of the Medical College of the State of South Carolina and Roper Hospital. The silver lamp has an oval like shape with a dual snake handle and an Egyptian...
    • Interior Design and Furnishings;Interior Design and Furnishings--history
    • 1930
    • Alcohol Lamp

    • 6.5 x 4 x 3. Chemical apparatus: Burner. Alcohol lamp for hypodermic preparation. The base is made of brass with a steel spoon shaped portion on top. Item belongs to the College of Nursing.
    • Chemistry;Chemistry--history;Chemistry--instrumentation;Chemistry--methods;burner
    • 1937
    • Alford's Hydraulic Dental Motor

    • 51 x 33 x 45". Dental Unit. Dr. Alfred's Hydraulic Motor, made of metal with fabric covered hoses, was developed by W. D. Alford, a dentist from Dillon, South Carolina. The water-powered motor was designed for use in rural areas without...
    • Dental Care;Dental Care--history;Dental Care--instrumentation;Dental Equipment;Dental Equipment--history;Dental Facilities;Dental Facilities--history;Dental Facilities--methods;Dental High-Speed Equipment;Dental High-Speed Equipment--history;Dental...
    • 1910-1929
    • Allport's Retractor

    • 0.75 x 4.5 x 1.375". Grasping and fixating: Retractor: Aural. Stainless steel retractor with four curved prongs and a screw to adjust width.
    • Surgery;Surgery--history;Surgery--instrumentation;Surgery--methods
    • 1930
    • 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 plug-in, which can be downloaded here: http://support.apple.com/downloads/#quicktime. 2 x 1.125 x 1.125.Dental restoration....
    • Dentistry;Dental Care;Dental Care--history;Dental Care--instrumentation;Dental Care--methods
    • 1900-1999
    • American Cancer Society Award

    • 0.25x3x3". 1x4.25x4.25". Commemorative and association items. Round bronze medallion. Presented as an award to Dr. Frederick E. Kredel (1903-1961) in 1952 from the American Cancer Society for "distinguised service in cancer control". Housed in a...
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    • 1952
    • Amputation Saw

    • 0.75 x 16.25 x 4. Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with a wooden handle and thread tied around with a steel blade that is heavily rusted.
    • Surgery;Surgery--history;Surgery--instrumentation;Surgery--methods;Amputation;Amputation--history;Amputation--instrumentation;Amputation--methods;military
    • 1850
    • Amputation Saw

    • 0.75 x 13 x 3.5. Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with curved ebony handle that has a cross hatch design and steel blade with heavy rusting present.
    • Surgery;Surgery--history;Surgery--instrumentation;Surgery--methods
    • 1860
    • Amputation Set

    • Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery. Surgical instruments with ivory handles housed in a velvet lined and red painted interior, wooden case with brass accents on the exterior.
    • Surgery;Amputation
    • 1845-1855
    • Andrew A. Kroeg Medicine Bottle

    • 4.25 x 1.75 x 1. Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. Clear glass bottle with patina
    • Pharmacy;Pharmacy--history;Drug Packaging;Drug Packaging--history;Drug Packaging--methods;Materia Medica
    • 1890
    • 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.
    • Catheterization;Catheterization--history;Catheterization--instrumentation;Catheterization--methods
    • 1900-1999
    • 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.
    • Aorta--surgery;Aorta;Coronary Artery Bypass;Coronary Artery Bypass--history;Coronary Artery Bypass--instrumentation;Coronary Artery Bypass--methods
    • 1900-1999
    • Apparatus for Air Pressure and Suction

    • 45 x 14 x 14. Suction and drainage. Air pressure and suction device similar to the Sklars junior apparatus for air pressure and suction. Machine engine is on a stand with three feet and has a clear glass dome covering over the motor assembly. The...
    • Dental Equipment; Dental Equipment--history
    • 1920-1939
    • Artificial Eyes

    • Box-1x3.5x3". Eyes approx-0.5x1x0.75". Eye, artificial. Leather covered box with tan velvet lining housing six glass eyes of various colors.
    • Eye, artificial
    • 1900-1999

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