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Benefits of OPP

Decreased swelling

Improved oxygenation of tissues

Improved symptoms

2

Risks of OPP

Treatment reactions

Spread malignancy especially w/ lymph treatment

Can move fracture fragments or DVTs

Can worsen bleeding

Can worsen symptoms

Infections

3

Contraindications of OPP

Malignancy

Intercranial hemorrhage

Acutely ill

Fracture

4

OPP treatment reactions

Flu-like symptoms

Pain

Headaches

General unwell ness

5

Chaperones

Used when treating sensative areas

Ensure safety when doing OPP treatment in sensitive areas.