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Wound Clips in Box

Charriere
Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Medical Equipment; Metal
Summary
Wound clips are applied with a pair of forceps to close a wound in place of suturing. This item belonged to Dr. Elie C. Chastang, a 19th century French Navy Doctor; part of a collection of French naval instruments.
Date Created
1865; circa 1865
Description
1.8 x 12.6 x 3.7 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts01211