An all-over wash given to a person confined to bed.
- Every patient had a blanket bath when they arrived on the ward.
- Maybe it was the naughty twinkle in her eye, but I have a clear memory of the game that developed during the blanket baths she gave me.
- Patients were confined to bed at night for ten to twelve hours, necessitating more blanket baths and more bed linen changes.
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