Speculum, vaginal; D.D.S.; [?]; 2010.15
Speculum, vaginalAbout this object
Vaginal speculum; a steel one-bladed 'sims' speculum for use during vaginal surgery. Stamped: "D.D.S. Made in England" and engraved: "S.O.H.B. O.P.D. 14/4/65".Maker
processed material, metal, steelInscription and Marks
Stamped: 'D.D.S. / MADE IN ENGLAND' and engraved: 'S.O.H.B. / O.P.D. / 14/4/65'.Measurements
h 40mm x l 172mm x w 103mmSubject and Association Keywords
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"Object Type
This gynecological instrument can be used even when the patient is assuming the left lateral position. This is used to take a satisfactory amount of cervical smear. This also aids in the insertion of other intrauterine device like the IUD. There are different sizes of a Vaginal speculum.