Unformatted text preview: the first 72 hours. Compression : An elastic bandage or wrap can be used for compression to the affected area. Elevation : Elevating the body part above the level of the heart reduces blood flow in that body part. The purpose of using this treatment is to reduce blood flow, thus reducing the swelling in the affected site....
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- Spring '12
- Hematology, Injury, Physical trauma, affected area, rice principle