Medical Definition of Cold compresses

1. This may be ice packs wrapped in cloth to deliver a cold compress to an acutely injured muscle, joint or bone. Cold compresses are commonly indicated for most injuries in the first 24-48 hours. They should be applied only intermittently, with periods of time without the compress applied. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cold Compresses

cold boot
cold call
cold calling
cold case
cold cash
cold cautery
cold cereal
cold chain
cold chills
cold chips
cold chisel
cold cock
cold cocks
cold comfort
cold compress
cold compresses (current term)
cold cone biopsy
cold creams
cold cure resin
cold cuts
cold dark matter
cold deck
cold decked
cold decking
cold decks
cold duck
cold erythema
cold feet
cold finger

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