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saline bath

Bath given in artificial seawater made by dissolving 8 lb (3.6 kg) of sea salt or a mixture of 7 lb (3.2 kg) of sodium chloride and 1 2 lb (227 g) of magnesium sulfate in 30 gal (114 L) of water. Synonym: brine bath; salt bath; seawater bath
See also: bath
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Saline baths or washing with non-medicated soap is helpful, and talcum powers can be used to help dry the area.
Then they added the ouabain-like extract from human plasma to some of the saline baths and repeated the electrical stimulation.
In the meantime, painkilling drugs and frequent warm saline baths will help.