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Cold injuries

Cold injury

cold injuries include chilblains, trench foot, and frostbite. Cold injuries occur with and without freezing of body tissues. The young and the elderly are especially prone to cold injury. Alcohol increases the risk of cold injury which can lead to loss of body parts and even to death. It is important not to thaw an extremity if there is a risk of it re-freezing.


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... @ 100 C, usually form. However, since the air in the microwave oven is cold (ambient temperature) the edges are cooled. Unless the water is highly ... times when converted to steam). This has been the source of numerous injuries from microwaved liquids.

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Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:58 pm
 
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Main Cause of Environmental Change

... a longer growing season, and milder winters which could result in fewer injuries and deaths associated with cold weather.

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Mon Feb 16, 2009 2:36 am
 
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Re: Yet another question on endergonic reactions

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Mon Dec 15, 2008 4:38 pm
 
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