Flashcard 17 - Medical Procedures Flashcard Set for the Medical Assistant test

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The correct answer is:

rest, ice, compression, elevation


Explanation:

RICE refers to the process of caring for a sprained, strained, or broken joint or bone. For example, for a sprained ankle, treatment would be resting the affected extremity, apply ice intermittently, applying a compression wrap, and elevating the extremity to reduce swelling.

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