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Hodges Obstetrical Forceps

Hodges Obstetrical Forceps

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The form of these forceps was associated with Hugh Lenox Hodge (1796-1873), professor of obstetrics at the University of Pennsylvania.
Ref: Hugh Lenox Hodge, The Principles and Practice of Obstetrics (Philadelphia, 1864).
George Tiemann & Co., Armamentarium Chirurgicum (New York, 1879), p. 103.
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Object Name
Forceps, Obstetrical, Hodge's
obstetrical forceps
forceps, obstetrical
Other Terms
Forceps, Obstetrical, Hodge's; Medicine
overall: 3 1/4 in x 16 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 42.545 cm x 6.6675 cm
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Credit Line
The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
Women's Health
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National Museum of American History
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