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Medical Reflex Hammer for Neurological Examination

Item#: MED1286



This is a Babinski type reflex hammer. The hammer has a brass and rubber head, and a flexible steel shaft inserted into a brass handle. The brass handle is marked Morrison Belfast. Joseph Babinski was a Polish neurologist. He invented this type of reflex hammer in1912. Overall length 20.5 cm (8 inches).