Name/TitleSteel Tongue Forcep: Carmalt
About this objectA fine clamp forcep with a jaw comprising one sharp prong set to a ninety degree angle so that it clips to be locked into an through a loop.
The Carmalt Tongue forcep was used to hold the tongue during the administration of anaesthesia to prevent the patient's tongue being a barrier or being swallowed. One arm of the forcep is stamped with the maker's mark "Medical Supply London".
MakerMedical Supply Company, London
Maker RoleSurgical instrument maker
Medium and MaterialsSteel
Subject and Association KeywordsAnaesthetics
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