Accession Number : AD0022438


Title :   SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES, COLD INJURY RESEARCH TEAM ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LABORATORY KOREA, 1951-52


Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY


Personal Author(s) : ORR, KENNETH D


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/022438.pdf


Report Date : 01 Apr 1953


Pagination or Media Count : 1081


Abstract : Research comprised a meteorological evaluation, an evaluation of the utilization and adequacies of winter clothing for the US Army in Korea; a pre- exposure survey of combat troops; the epidemiology of frostbite; a clinical evaluation of frostbite; the treatment of third degree frostbite by skin grafting; foot conditions in the several types of bootgear under combat conditions; a study of the personality traits of frostbite casualties; a bacteriological, mycological, and pathological evaluation of frostbite; foot- sweat studies on frostbite casualties; cold hemagglutination study; the ascorbic acid status of normal soldiers and frostbite casualties; the significance of the sickling trait in negro frostbite casualties; protein studies on frostbite patients; and cold stress studies on post-frostbite patients; including skin color and temperature changes.


Descriptors :   *LOW TEMPERATURE , *MILITARY PERSONNEL , *EXPOSURE(GENERAL) , *CLOTHING , TEST AND EVALUATION , STRESSES , TEMPERATURE , WARFARE , ARMY PERSONNEL , PROTEINS , CLINICAL MEDICINE , WINTER , SURVEYS , COLORS , METEOROLOGY , CASUALTIES , PATHOLOGY , PATIENTS , KOREA , PERSONALITY , EPIDEMIOLOGY , FEET , SKIN GRAFTS , ASCORBIC ACID , AGGLUTININS , FROSTBITE


Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Medicine and Medical Research
      Military Forces and Organizations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE