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Date:1/13/2009

ake special care to protect your head, hands and feet. Substantial heat loss occurs through the scalp, so head coverings are vital.
  • Mittens are warmer than gloves, and two pair of socks (wool over lightweight cotton) will help keep your feet warm.

  • If you plan on being out in the cold for a prolonged period, do not drink or smoke. Alcohol, caffeine and nicotine leave the skin more prone to thermal injury.

  • If you get wet, get inside and remove the wet clothing as quickly as possible.

  • Check yourself every half-hour or so for signs of frostbite. If your toes, fingers, ears or other body parts feel numb, get inside.

If you do get frostbite, you should seek medical attention. Should you be unable to see a physician immediately, follow these tips to prevent further injury:

  • Get to a warm room as soon as possible and call for medical assistance. You can have warm drinks, such as broth or tea.

  • Rest the injured areas (avoid walking on frostbitten feet, for example) and elevate them slightly.

  • Take off any wet or restrictive clothing.

  • Warm the affected area by immersing it in warm (NOT HOT) water for at least 30 to 45 minutes, or until it feels warm and sensation returns. During warming, you may feel severe pain and the injured area may swell and change color.

  • Do not do anything that will further injure the frostbitten tissue. Leave blisters intact, and cover them with a sterile or clean cloth until you are seen by a physician.

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SOURCE American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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