- This form of obstetrical forceps was associated with Edward Warren Sawyer (1848-1897), a lecturer on obstetrics and the diseases of children at the Rush Medical College in Chicago.
- Ref: Edward Warren Sawyer, How to Save the Perineum: A New Use of the Obstetric Forceps (1878).
- George Tiemann & Co., Armamentarium Chirurgicum (New York, 1879), p. 109.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Forceps, Obstetrical, Sawyer
- obstetrical forceps
- Other Terms
- Forceps, Obstetrical, Sawyer; Medicine
- date made
- ca 1911
- overall: 2 1/8 in x 3 in x 10 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 7.62 cm x 26.67 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- from Edgar Haybeck, M.D., Obstetric & Gynecology, Centreal Medico-Surgical Clinic, West Allis WI
- Women's Health
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- Medicine and Science: Medicine
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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