Prevention and Managment of Cold Weather Injuries
Publisher: USARIEM 2005
Number of pages: 94
This text provides guidance to military and civilian health care providers, allied medical personnel, and unit commanders and leaders to develop an evidence-based prevention program to protect military personnel from cold stress and associated adverse health effects, understand the physiologic responses and adaptations to cold, and implement procedures for managing cold stress.
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