A soldier is suffering from generalized hypothermia. Which of the following is/are
adequate for rewarming the casualty?
a. Cover him with blankets.
b. Place him in a tub of water (temperature 85F to 90F).
Remove his outer clothing and your outer clothing. Get into a sleeping bag
d. Any of the above will result in adequate rewarming of the casualty.
A soldier is suffering from immersion foot. What should be your first action in
treating the injury?
a. Have him place his bare foot near an open fire.
b. Massage the foot until normal color returns.
Dry the foot.
d. Rub ice on the foot until the swelling goes down.
A soldier has a frostbitten foot. A battalion aid station is nearby. The military
situation is such that another soldier cannot be spared to evacuate the casualty,
but the casualty is able to walk to the aid station on his own. What should you
a. Put ointment on his foot and have him wait until your unit is relieved before
b. Rewarm his foot, then have him walk to the aid station.
Rub his foot with ice or snow until you are sure it is frozen, then have him
walk to the aid station.
d. Have him walk to the aid station without rewarming his foot.