EXERCISES, LESSON 5
INSTRUCTIONS. The following exercises are to be answered by marking the response
that best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or by writing
the answer in the space provided.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to the solutions at the end of the
lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly, reread the
material referenced after the solution.
Cold injury is _______________________________________________.
There are two cold injuries which are the result of prolonged exposure of the feet
to wet cold: ____________ foot is cold in wet socks and boots;________ ______
is exposure of the feet to cold water--with or without boots.
_______________________ result from on-and-off-again exposure to
temperatures above freezing with high humidity.
____________________ is the result of tissue-water crystallizing in the skin and
adjacent tissues and is caused when the person is exposed to temperatures that
are below freezing.
List the three environmental factors which influence whether or not a person is
liable to suffer a cold injury.
One way for a person to conserve body heat in cold weather is to wear loose
layers of clothing with _______ _________________ between the layers.