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Ventouse Obstetric Equipment

Title : Ventouse Obstetric Equipment
Accession ID : IN2013.264

Document type: Nursing Museum Instrument
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Title Ventouse Obstetric Equipment
Description Used in place of forceps for assistance in vaginal delivery of the baby. First used in 1849, redeveloped in the 1950s. Description and historical notes with instrument.
Materials glass, stainless steel and plastic
Item Dates 1849 /1950s
Significance Representativeness
Source or Donor Beecham, Anna
Dimensions L 33cm

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