from Dr JH Kellogg's Hydriatic Techniques...
Used for most haemorrhages.
see also Direct Haemostatic
- Pulmonary Haemorrhage
- Uterine Haemorrhage due to Pelvic Congestion or
- Chronic Ovarian Congestion (not due to vegetations, fibroids or malignancy)
- apply to inner surface of thighs and lumbar spine...
- Short, very hot Fomentations or Hot Douche or with
- Ice Bag over lower abdomen for the first 36 hours,
- if this fails or bleeding is severe...
- prolonged Cooling Compress (13-20°C) to same areas with
- if accompanied by Pelvic Neuralgia or Pelvic Inflammation use
- hot Sponge (60°C, 1min) to same areas
- Menorrhagia or metrorrhagia (not of congestive origin)
- Renal Haemorrhage
- Ice Bag or pack to lumbar area
- Intestinal Haemorrhage
- Ice Bag or pack over the abdomen
from Dr GK Abbott's Prescriptions...
Haemorrhage into hollow organs tends to check itself with absolute rest and Ice Bag
Cold is the most commonly used haemostatic, it is used:-
- directly or on reflex area very efficient
- over the trunk of the supplying artery
- mild heat used for Derivative - do not cause sweating as this causes vasodilation.
Heat must be:-
- very hot and
- directly to the bleeding vessel (does not work reflexly)