Shower Bath

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Shower Bath


a preventive health treatment during which the body is showered with water whose temperature, at first 32°-34°C, is gradually decreased to 30°–28°C in succeeding treatments. Shower baths are usually prescribed at the beginning of a course of hydropathy; later, the patient proceeds to more stimulating treatments.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

shower bath, shower

An apparatus for spraying water on the body, usually from above.
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