an obstetric forceps with one fixed curved blade and a hinged anterior blade for application to a high transverse head.
Bar·ton for·ceps(bahr'tŏn fōr'seps)
obstetrics Obstetric forceps with a sliding lock that is useful when the infant's head is in the occiput transverse position during delivery.
Barton,John Rhea, U.S. surgeon, 1794-1871.
Barton bandage - a figure-of-eight bandage supporting the mandible below and anteriorly.
Barton forceps - obstetrical forceps with one fixed curved blade and a hinged anterior blade for application to a high transverse head.
Barton fracture - fracture of the distal radius with dislocation of the radiocarpal joint.
Barton traction handle