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Title Breus' Obstetrical Forceps
Other Name Breus' obstetric forceps with axis tract
Description 1 pair OB forceps with axis traction;short fenestrated steel blades have both cephalic and pelvic curves; shanks have crossover junction and are held in place by an English lock; wooden handles with 3 notches for hand rest; long U-shaped shank; marked: "E.M. Hessler Cleveland" on shank.
Notes Ca. 1882
Title taken from A Short History of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1960 p. 216 fig. 114
Dimensions H-7.5 W-9 L-38.5 cm
Dimension Details Fenestration 1 1/4"
Cephalic curve 1 1/4"
Pelvic curve 3 3/4"
Manufacturer or Distributor E. M. Hessler, Cleveland, Ohio
Object ID 0044
Accession number 0044-0046
People Breus, C.
Search Terms Forceps
delivery
Birth
obstetric
obstetrical
Obstetrics
Gynecology
Gynecologist
Birth
Child
Childbirth
Lexicon category Delivery
Lexicon sub-category Obstetrical forceps
Object Name Obstetrical forceps
Height (cm) 7.5
Length (cm) 38.5