Accession Number:

AD0022438

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1953-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1081.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE