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ice pack

(īs pak),
A cold local application to limit or reduce swelling in recently traumatized tissues, usually in the form of a waterproof container for ice. Improvised means for containing ice (for example, plastic bags, towels) are often employed, as are chemical sacks that when struck allow the commingling of chemicals that react endothermically.

ice pack

n.
1. A floating mass of compacted ice fragments.
2. A folded sac filled with crushed ice and applied to sore or swollen parts of the body to reduce pain and inflammation. Also called ice bag.

ice pack

Etymology: ME, is + pakke
a container of crushed ice placed on the body to reduce tissue temperature, relieve pain, soothe inflamed tissue, or control bleeding.

ice pack

(īs pak)
A cold local application to limit or reduce swelling in recently traumatized tissues, usually in the form of a waterproof container for ice.
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In our opinion, the efficiency of cold fluid infusion can be further augmented by wrapping bags of fluid in ice packs, which decreases the fluid temperature during the first minutes after wrapping and significantly attenuates the rate at which the temperature of the fluid in the bag rises afterwards (Figure 1).
He added that, "After the needle is removed, the ice pack is placed on the injection site to decrease postblock bleeding and pain.
She eventually refined the initial strap after injuring a foot and treating it with The Ice Pack Sack.
Gradually, over the centuries, the shrinking ice pack revealed new land contours, new lakes, new rivers and different mountain terrain.
He might have had an ice pack on his shoulder but he puts ice in his drinks as well.
The kit also includes a plantar fasciitis night splint, foot control strap, silicone heel cups, exercise band and ice pack.
USING an ice pack on an injury to reduce pain and swelling can cause serious frostbite, doctors warn.
Blunt-faced, they cock and bull their way through these photographs, even when bruised and battered (Bloody Nose, Ice Pack, both 1998); there is something brutish about the leering boy in Blow-up, 1999, with his cavernous nostrils, big teeth, and heavy eyebrows.
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The expedition, completed on July 31, found the polar ice pack in the western Arctic, bet-ween Alaska and Russia, was melting rapidly.
Don't put an ice pack directly on the injured skin.