Among household and occupational injuries, a special place is occupied by injuries resulting from exposure to negative temperatures.
Frostbite is also possible at a positive (from 0 to + 5 °) air temperature, if the wind is strong and humidity is high.
It is customary to distinguish between general cooling when the whole body temperature decreases. and local frostbite of hands, feet, auricles, nose, cheeks, areas of the knee joints. Continue reading