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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

(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).
On average, the floes were 1.48 meters thick, but the limited area covered prevents researchers from making estimates for the Southern Ocean ice pack as a whole.
Ice pack use (cryotherapy) has been widely acknowledged in the medical field.
"Within a few weeks they were sold out, so I made more, and thus Prime Products and The Ice Pack Sack were born."
She will confront open stretches of water, which she will have to swim across, ice ridges and the demands of the constantly shifting ice pack.
Too often the case is that the ice pack leaks, it gets too stiff to apply to a wide area.
After that came the great melt over the next 3,000 or so years as the sprawling ice pack retreated northward.
He was then carried off on a stretcher while holding an ice pack to his face.
He initially chased the fan before falling to the floor, then being carried off holding an ice pack to his face.
The Ireland skipper had an ice pack strapped to his right leg and played no further part in the afternoon's run-out.
First, place an ice pack on the injury for about 10 to 20 minutes, three or more times a day.
I had a huge bump on my head and had to keep an ice pack on it.