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Thin Ice

There are times when people across the frozen lake, falls through the ice. It is obvious that we must try to avoid unreliable ice or ice on the fast flowing rivers, which can make the ice scour, even though the frost. We will consider the situation where people still went to the ice and sank.

When you sit back under the ice in cold water, you breath. This stems from the sharp temperature drop and shock. You start to suffocate. If time does not take himself in hand, water can enter the lungs and the man drowns.

The second danger when released into the icy water - could happen cardiac arrest. It depends on your level of natural resistance and focus on the possibility of failure. If a person has a weak heart - there is no help, the shock might kill him.

Another danger, of which killed most of those who fell through the ice - it's numbness and loss of ability to move from a long stay in the water. Blood pours from hypothermia from the extremities to the heart and brain, to protect against the cold are the most important organs. Without a blood supply, arms and legs no longer listen to and to function normally.

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How to escape when the ice collapsed. The first is to begin to control the situation and come to a shock. We must try to calm down and begin to regulate breathing.

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Need to be active, not to stiff and numb hands and feet. Need to actively move their feet. Hands to grab the edge of the polynya. If the ice edge substitution, should try to break off a few strokes of his elbow, protected by clothing. Then, try to lock properly hands, as far as possible on the ice and pull themselves together, working in parallel legs. So you go to the edge of the ice chest and you can get.

 

 

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