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William Smellie (1697 – 1763)

5 February 1697, Lanark – 5 March 1763, Lanark

A Scottish obstetrician, described the mechanism of labor, designed obstetrical forceps, devised a maneuver to deliver the head of a breech, and also published his teachings.



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