Hot Trunk Pack


from Dr GK Abbott's Prescriptions...

Derivative Analgesic

  • Method the same as Hot Blanket Pack
  • Hot Foot Bath before and during pack
  • Large outside blanket to cover the whole body, loosely not tightly - it is for protection only.
  • Wet blanket should include pelvis to axilla excluding the arms
  • Apply a large dry fomentation cloth between the patient and the wet blanket
  • Hot Water Bottle between folds of dry blanket over abdomen, spine bags on either side of trunk.
  • 20-30min
  • If Analgesic for Colic, omit Cold Mitten Friction at close