Percussion--Equipment and supplies
Chest--Examination--Equipment and supplies
Diagnosis--Equipment and supplies
Used to listen to the heart by tapping on the chest in conjunction with a pleximeter
Has a flexible whalebone handle with a one-ounce metal head.
Health Sciences Library
State University of New York at Buffalo
Contact the History of Medicine Collection, http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/hsl/history/
Whalebone and metal
Vernon, Henry, “Percussion hammer,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed March 24, 2018, https://ubdigit.buffalo.edu/items/show/16853.