For this patient is placed in a tub of water, the temperature of
which is maintained between 33.5o C and 35.6o C (92oF to 96oF).
Half an hour of immersion in a bath like this will have a
sedative, or even soporific, effect.
Hot and Cold sprays
Hot and Cold Sprays of water may be given for a number of
disorders but are not recommended for those with serious illness,
elderly people or young children.
Flotation involves lying face up in an enclosed, dark tank of
warm, heavily salted water. It refreshes and relaxes the patient.
A cold pack is really a warm pack-the name comes from the cold
nature of the initial application.
A large piece of cotton material, a large piece of flannel or
woolen material, a rubber sheet-to protect the bed; a hot water
bottle, safety pins are the materials required for a cold pack.
First, soak the cotton material in very cold water, wring it
out well and place it on the flannel that is spread out on the
rubber sheet on the bed. Lay the person who is having the
treatment on top of the damp material, fold it round his trunk and
cover him up at once with the flannel material. Firmly place it
with the help of pins.
Now pull up the top bed covers and provide a hot water bottle.
The initial cold application produces a reaction that draws fresh
blood to the surface of the body; this warmth, being well
insulated, is retained by the damp material. The cold pack turns
into a warm pack, which is gradually, over a period of six to
eight-hours, bakes itself dry.
If a feeling of damp coldness is felt, the wet material may be
inadequately wrung out, or the insulation materials too loose.
Wrapping is used for feverish condition, backache and bronchitis.
A cold wet sheet that has been squeezed out, is wrapped around the
person, followed by a dry sheet and warm blanket. These are left
in place until the inner sheet has dried and the covering are then
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