Name/TitlePlated Steel Adjustable Cervical Dilator
About this objectThe dilator was used at St Thomas' Hospital and was donated to the msueum collection from the Hospital's 'new' sit in Lambeth. The instrument was inserted closed and the four ridges at the tip of each arm could be fanned outward by use of the an adjusting section within the handle, the size could be read on the gauge. When the arms werethe dilator still had a very wide gauge width. The instrument shows wear to the metal plating from use.
Medium and MaterialsElctroplated Steel
Subject and Association KeywordsObstetrics
Object TypeCervical Dilator
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