A soldier is having the first symptoms of snow blindness. The day is cloudy.
What should you do?
a. Have him put on his sunglasses.
b. Put ointment in his eyes and wrap his eyes with a bandage.
Blindfold the soldier and evacuate him immediately.
d. Nothing; the problem will go away by itself.
A soldier's face and hands are bare. The actual temperature is -22F and there is
a wind of 10 mph. Based upon the wind chill chart in figure 5-1, the soldier is in
How does the abuse of alcoholic beverages affect a person's resistance to cold
a. Alcohol abuse makes a person more likely to suffer cold injury.
b. Alcohol abuse makes a person less likely to suffer cold injury.
Alcohol abuse does not affect resistance to cold injuries.