Frostbite Sentence Examples
Those without hats nearly succumbed to frostbite.
He suffered very severe frostbite with long term effects.
The conditions were very hard, and frostbite was responsible for many casualties, for the snow still lay deep on the high ridges, but the spirit of the troops was proof against all trials, and it was against the iron lines of Pasubio that the Austrian offensive came to failure.
Exposure to such conditions can cause frostbite in minutes.
Of those recently hospitalized, 21 suffered from frostbite and one was struck by a falling icicle.Advertisement
In most cases, the child will be hospitalized to monitor the rewarming process and to do the necessary tests needed to determine the extent of the frostbite.
Maybe eventually, we'll also find a way to use the antifreeze molecules to prevent frostbite in humans.
She later lost the nail from both big toes, and it is possible that she suffered mild frostbite.
Wear boots and clothing that protect you from sunburn, heat stroke, frostbite and other medical problems caused by the elements.
If you suspect frostbite, get inside as soon as possible.Advertisement
For these reasons, wet skin or clothing on a windy day can lead to frostbite even if the air temperature is above freezing.
Once frostbite sets in, the affected part begins to feel cold and, usually, numb.
In fact, my right ear started to feel so cold that I thought for a bit it had frostbite.
Stroll into their Marks & Spencer Simply Food with wet hands and you risk serious frostbite.
Andrew, despite suffering hypothermia and appalling frostbite, survived.Advertisement
Learn the symptoms of frostbite and how to treat it.
In North America, frostbite frequently occurs in Alaska, Canada, and the northern states, which have extremely cold winter temperatures.
Frostbite, however, can occur almost anywhere, given the right conditions.
Frostbite has thus become an urban as well as a rural public health concern.
Children are at a higher risk of experiencing frostbite and frostnip than adults because they experience heat loss from their skin more rapidly.Advertisement
Those children with disorders that affect circulation, such as diabetes, may be even more susceptible to frostbite and frostnip.
Also, children who have had a frostbite injury in the past are more prone to having a recurrence in the same location.
Frostnip and frostbite are associated with ice crystal formation in the tissues.
Frostbite, by contrast, has a range of severity.
Most injuries affect the hands and feet, but about 10 percent of all frostbite cases affect the nose, cheeks, ears, and even the penis.Advertisement
Frostnip is sometimes labeled a first-degree frostbite case.
In frostbite injuries of second-degree or higher, blisters appear.
Alternative practitioners suggest several kinds of treatment to speed recovery from frostbite after a person leaves the hospital.
Homeopathic and botanical therapies may also assist recovery from frostbite.
The extreme throbbing pain that many frostbite sufferers endure for days or weeks after rewarming is not the only prolonged symptom of frostbite.
With the appropriate knowledge and precautions, frostbite can be prevented even in the coldest and most challenging environments.
Sometimes, even a child's getting his or her shoes wet and then continuing to play in the cold can produce serious frostbite.
It's important to note that any cold compress should be wrapped in something to minimize the potential of suffering frostbite.
I would provide an addendum mentioning both sleep deprivation and frostbite.
The comb is large so care needs to be taken in cold, frosty weather to avoid frostbite.
Frostbite - If there's snow on the ground, common sense tells you that it's probably very cold out.
Be alert for patches of skin that appear grey or yellow in color; these are signs of frostbite.
The bacteria can also enter at the site of a burn, bedsore, or frostbite, or be introduced into the body during surgery.
Frostbite is damage to the skin and other tissues caused by freezing.
In addition, children from tropical climates may not be able to withstand cold temperatures as well as their cold-climate counterparts, making them more susceptible to frostbite and frostnip at higher temperatures.
Most children encounter frostbite when they participate in outdoor sports, camp in winter, get wet and cannot change their clothing immediately, or do not dress according to the weather conditions.
Frostbite is classified by degree of injury (first, second, third, or fourth), or simply divided into two types, superficial (corresponding to first- or second-degree injury) and deep (corresponding to third- or fourth-degree injury).
Emergency medical help should always be summoned whenever frostbite is suspected.
Because the outcome of a frostbite injury cannot be predicted at first, all hospital treatment follows the same routine.
The rapid rewarming approach to frostbite treatment, pioneered in the 1980s, has proved to be much more effective than older methods in preventing tissue loss and amputation.
Other possible consequences of frostbite include skin-color changes, nail deformation or loss, joint stiffness and pain, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), and heightened sensitivity to cold.
The risk of hypothermia and frostbite is too great to ignore.
He is board certified in plastic surgery and general surgery and has used aloe vera extensively in his practice for treating wounds, burns and frostbite, as well as other skin conditions.