Sprains and Strains – Nursing Care Nursing Mnemonic (RICE)

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Outline

RICE

  • R-Rest
  • I-Ice
  • C-Compression
  • E-Elevation

Description

These four basic interventions can help to alleviate the symptoms of a sprain or a strain. A strain is excessive stretching of muscle. A sprain is excessive stretching of ligament.

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