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Surgical instruments and apparatus

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


 Item — Photograph 308: Series Series 3
Identifier: Photograph 308
Scope and Contents (12) ; D.W.4571.- ; Health- The operating theatre in the Cape Coast hospital with an African theatre nurse. ; ISSUED BY THE WEST AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE, REGIONAL INFORMATION OFFICE, ACCRA, GOLD COAST, BRITISH WEST AFRICA.--Recto ; WEST AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE OF THEĀ  REGIONAL INFORMATION OFFICE; P.O. Box 555 ; ACCRA GOLD COAST WEST AFRICA ; Photograph No. D.W. 4571 ; CROWN COPYRIGHT RESERVED. ; 11 ; GH-297 -- Verso
Dates: ca. 1935-1977

The Forceps Operation, 1934

 Item — Multiple Containers
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 it)...
Dates: 1934