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AUVARDS SPECULUM

Title : AUVARDS SPECULUM
Accession ID : IN2007.55


Document type: Nursing Museum Instrument
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Item Name AUVARDS SPECULUM
Description P V A Auvaud born 1855, French gynaecologist. Perineal self-retaining speculum useful in the lithotomy position. On an arm coming from the blade is a mass of lead which retracts the perineal body, making the cervix easily visible.
Materials Lead weight, stainless steel
Item Dates 19th and 20th century
Importance World
Significance note historical importance for medicine
Location Status Stored
Current Location Instrument Box 2
Condition of Item on Receipt Fair/Used
Related Item Item marked I 055
Dimensions 23cm long
 
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