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Heat and Cold Applications

  Heat and cold applications promote healing and comfort, it also reduce tissue swelling. It has an opposite effects on body functions. Key Terms: constrict – to narrow cyanoses – bluish skin color dilate – to expand or open wider hyperthermia – a body temperature that is much higher than the person’s normal range.  Usually body temperature is greater than 103 deg. F (39.4 deg. C).  Often called heat stroke when caused by hot weather […]