Lorand's tokograph, brass for the monitoring of labour, cased, with spare dial paper and elastic for abdomen, Europe, 1901-1925
This instrument, designed by Dr Lorand, recorded uterine contractions during labour and was strapped to the abdomen with an elastic belt. Contractions were mechanically transmitted to a pen recorder that marked the chart, while the drum revolved by means of a clockwork mechanism. The instrument shown here is made of brass and has a case, spare dial paper and elastic for the abdomen. It was made in Europe
- Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
- Object Number:
- foetal monitor
- Miss E. Bowen.
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