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    • Wyeth's Soothing Eye Lotion: Collyrium

    • 5.75 x 2.1 x .5. Drugs: Patent. Proprietary. OTC. Cobalt blue glass bottle with decorative stopper.
    • Pharmacy;Pharmacy--history;Pharmacy--methods;Drug Packaging;Drug Packaging--history;Drug Packaging--methods
    • 1900-1999
    • World War II Nurse Uniform

    • Length from shoulder: 44". Clothing: Nursing: Uniform. World War II Military uniform used by former CON Dean Ruth Chamberlain. The uniform is wool in "Roosevelt" green and includes a belted skirt and double breasted blazer with and matching hat. A...
    • Clothing--Nursing--Uniform
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    • Wood Mallet

    • 2.5 x 12x 4". Drug compounding: Mallet. Wooden mallet from Roper Hospital (1906-1959). Possibly used in bone surgery.
    • Pharmacy--history;Pharmacy--instrumentation;Pharmacy
    • 1900-1999
    • Wilde's Cross-Action Serrated Forceps

    • Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural Steel forceps with sharp curve of arms and raised edges. Rust of the metal is present significantly on the interior edges. 2x4.5x0.75
    • Grasping and fixating--Forceps
    • 1930
    • Weber Basin

    • Dental Unit. Metal Weber basin with a fountain cuspidor that was first produced by John Weber which allowed for water to be flushed away. The outer tank covers an inner tank which holds four gallons of water. A hand pump flushes the milk glass...
    • Dentistry
    • 1910-1919
    • Wampole's Phospholecithin with Strychinnine

    • 8.5x3.5x2.5. Clear glass bottle with a plastic screw top, light orange paper label and with brown text, and liquid inside. Housed in a light orange paper box with brown text.
    • Pharmacy
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    • Vulsellum Forceps

    • 0.25 x 6 x 2.375. Grasping and fixating: Forceps. Steel forceps with flat thin arms and small sharp teeth.
    • Surgery;Surgery--history;Surgery--instrumentation;Surgery--methods
    • 1900-1999
    • Vital Capacity Apparatus

    • 1.5X11.5X10.25. Lung volume measurements. Green tin device with rubber mouth tip. Used to determine lung/breath capacity by completely filling one's lungs with air and while holding the apparatus horizontally apply the rubber tube to mouth and blow...
    • Lung volume measurement
    • 1900-1999
    • Vectis

    • 2.5 x 16 x 2. Steel with curved oval shaped arm with opening and smooth ebony handle.
    • Obstetrics
    • 1890
    • Vectis

    • 1.5 x 11.5 x 2". Steel with oval opening and crosshatched raised ebony handle.
    • Obstetrics
    • 1860
    • Valvulotome

    • Cutting tool:Tome:Valvulotome Heart valvulotome with a brass handle and steel probe. The Valvulotome was designed by Dr. Horace Smithy, who at the time was part of the MUSC faculty and made by C.B. Coleman. In 1948 Smithy used the instrument to...
    • Cutting tool--Tome
    • 1942-1948
    • Valve

    • Piece of tubing containing valves. Made of latex with metal wire wrapped around one end for support. Invented at MUSC.
    • Equipment and Supplies;Equipment and Supplies--history
    • 1900-1999
    • Valve

    • 0.5 x 4.5 x 0.5. One elongated check valve made of latex with black thread. Invented at MUSC.
    • Equipment and Supplies;Equipment and Supplies--history
    • 1900-1999
    • Valve

    • Piece of hollow tubing containing valves, made of latex. Invented at MUSC. 0.5x16x1.5
    • Valve
    • 1900-1999
    • Vaginal Wart Remover Template

    • 0.125 x 3.75 x 3.5. Electrosurgery. Vaginal Wart Remover Template made of rubber with five holes of decreasing size. Template housed in original plastic bag with manufacturers label and marked (x 3938)
    • Electrosurgery;Electrosurgery--history;Electrosurgery--instrumentation;Electrosurgery--methods;Vagina--virology
    • 1900-1999
    • Vaginal Speculum

    • 1.5""x5.5""x2"". Stainless steel vaginal speculum ,used for examinations, with flaps that can be widened with the use of the turn screw located on the side.
    • Dilatation--Speculum--Vaginal
    • 1900-1999
    • Uterine Dilator

    • 0.75 x 11.75 x 0.75". Nickel plated uterine dilator, with screw at the bottom that when turn allows prongs to open and dilate the uterus. Patent date of June 9, '85 is engraved on the side.
    • Obstetrics
    • 1885
    • Uterine Dilator

    • 2.75 x 11 x 4". Dilatation: Dilator: Uterine. Chrome plated dilator with measurement markings in-between handles. indentation lines are visible at tip of arms.
    • Dilatation;Dilatation--history;Dilatation--instrumentation;Dilatation--methods
    • 1900
    • Uterine Curette, Blunt

    • 1 x 10.5 x 0.5 Curettage: Curette: Uterine Long thin stainless steel curette with slightly curved arm and an oval shaped tip. See p. 281 Winchester.
    • Curettage;Curettage--history;Curettage--instrumentation
    • 1920
    • Ureteral Dilator

    • .75 x 20 x 3 Dilatation: Dilator: Ureteral
    • Obstetrics;Obstetrics--history;Obstetrics--instrumentation
    • 1930

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