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The Forceps Operation, 1934

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Scope and Contents Warning: contains graphic surgical content and images of childbirth.The history of obstetric forceps is discussed, and examples of how to maneuver the tool are shown in this silent, black and white film. The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum and the Royal College of Surgeons of London granted permission for the historical obstetric forceps in their collections to be photographed by the filmmakers. We see different models of forceps throughout time, as the device (and how to use...
Dates: 1934