Frostbite Archives - Toronto First Aid

29 July 2016
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Cold-related injuries: Care for frostbite

29 July 2016, Comments: 0

Frostbite develops once skin has been exposed to extreme temperatures for prolonged periods of time. As a result, the skin freezes along with the […]

6 May 2016
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What are the lasting complications of frostbite?

6 May 2016, Comments: 0

Even though injuries from frostbite eventually heal, the damage can persist. Being exposed to cold weather conditions or direct exposure to a freezing material […]

7 June 2014
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What to do when frostbite develops on the hands?

7 June 2014, Comments: 0

Individuals who are exposed to extremely cold temperature are at risk for frostbite. The commonly affected body parts include the toes and fingers. You […]

5 July 2013
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Environmental Emergencies: Frostbite

5 July 2013, Comments: 0

Frostbite is trauma that occurs due to prolonged exposure to freezing temperatures and actual freezing of the intracellular fluid and other bodily fluids within […]