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The flat rubber bags of various shapes, to be had from
all rubber shops, make excellent substitutes for poultice or
fomentation; but care must be taken to have two or more ply of moist
flannel between the bag and the skin of the patient. This ensures a
supply of moist heat, which is in almost every case the best.
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