Frostbite: Symptoms

by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

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    The lecture Frostbite: Symptoms by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP is from the course Toxicologic and Environmental Emergencies. It contains the following chapters:

    • Frostbite
    • Symptoms of Frostbite

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    1. Frostbite only affects the fingers, tip of the nose, toes, and ears
    2. Wearing inadequately insulating clothes is a risk factor in the development of frostbite
    3. Exposure to super-cooled substances may lead to frostbite
    4. More body heat is lost due to conduction when exposed to water
    5. Frostbite is seen most commonly in poorly vascularized body parts
    1. Freeze-thaw
    2. Pre-freeze
    3. Vascular stasis
    4. Late progressive ischemia
    5. Tissue necrosis
    1. Late phase signs include numbness and loss of sensation
    2. Bullae develops in the middle phase of frostbite formation
    3. There are few signs of frostbite formation in the early phase
    4. Loss of tissue is observed in the late phase
    5. The symptoms of the early phase of frostbite formation are cold sensation and pain

    Author of lecture Frostbite: Symptoms

     Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

    Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

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