Accession Number:

ADA263559

Title:

Medical Aspects of Cold Weather Operations: A Handbook for Medical Officers

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

65.0

Abstract:

Soldiers engaged in military operations in cold weather are at risk of cold weather injuries and illnesses. This technical note reviews the physiology of cold exposure, the prevention of cold injuries, the medical management of cold injuries and provides briefing points for medical personnel to use in training.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE