What is a cold injury?
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Hereof, what are two types of cold injury?
Cold injuries are divided into freezing and nonfreezing injuries (occur with ambient temperature above freezing). They include hypothermia, frostnip, chilblains, immersion foot and frostbite.
Likewise, how do you treat cold injuries? The initial treatment for any cold weather-related injury involves removing yourself or others from the precipitating cold environment, if possible, to prevent further heat loss. Move indoors, and remove all wet clothing and constricting clothing (such as socks, boots, and gloves), and replace with dry clothing.
Besides, what is a cold weather injury?
Cold weather injuries (CWIs) occur when there is an. imbalance of body temperature regulation, or where heat. loss is greater than heat production in an area of the body. (or the body core).
What are examples of Nonfreezing cold injuries?
Cooling of body parts may result in various cold injuries - with hypothermia being the most serious. Nonfreezing cold injuries include chilblain, immersion foot and trenchfoot. Freezing injuries include frostnip and frostbite.