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Unformatted text preview: Forms are light weight, mold easily to the body Disadvantages: Limited ability to penetrate tissues Examples: Ice bags Ice collars Commercial ice packs Hypothermia blanket Moist Cold Applications: Advantages: More penetration into tissues Mold well to body Disadvantages: Prolonged exposure can cause maceration Examples: Tepid baths Sponge baths Ice compresses Documentation: Date Time Duration of application Equipment used Site applied Temperature setting Skin assessment Vital signs and client’s tolerance Any complications...
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- Spring '13
- Nursing, Heater, Aquathermia Pads