Apr 6, 2014
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Compress is the name given to a pad of linen or flannel wrung out of water and bound to the body. It is generally wrung out of cold water, and may be covered with a piece of waterproof material. It is used to subdue pain or inflammation. A hot compress is generally called a FOMENTATION.

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