Definition : Compresses that contain medication and/or herbs. The devices may consist of soft bags containing the medication or herbs or be ready to soak in medicated solutions. They may be applied with some pressure on the specific area of the body. Medicated compresses are intended to provide therapies to a specific body surface; they are used to reduce inflammation, reduce pain, strains and fatigue, and/or promote wound healing.
Entry Terms : "Medicated Compresses"
UMDC code : 25797