Copper foment pan for warming the body, by Kenworthy Son and Co., Southport, 1880-1930
A foment can is filled with hot water and used very much like a hot-water bottle to apply warmth to the body. Fomentation actually means “to apply warm liquids to treat the skin.” This oval-shaped can is curved to fit the body.
- Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
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- foment can
- furnishing and equipment
- container - receptacle
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