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uses of heat packs and cold packs

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hi guys need help here coz i'm confuse about this topic. Can you please give me the uses of the two? Answers will be much appreciated. Thanks

tk0224

Specializes in CVICU, ICU, Cardiac/Telemetry. Has 3 years experience.

Just remember, heat vasodilates, and cold vasocontricts :)

Just remember, heat vasodilates, and cold vasocontricts :)

Everything I've seen says that cold to be used during the first 24-48 hours after an injury.

krean21

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thanks guys appreciate it...