# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 2068166680

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply cold compress.


Application should include
  • comprehending the physiology of cold on the body
  • listing situations where a cold compress is indicated
  • identifying types of compresses
  • using safety precautions when applying cold compresses
  • comprehending contraindications for cold compresses.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are complications in using cold compresses?
  • What circulatory effects occur when a cold compress is left in place for a prolonged time?
  • How often are cold compresses changed?

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