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Always, when it comes to survival in the frigid polar and just harsh winter regions, remember the hero of the book of Soviet childhood - a pilot Maresyev. A pilot who crashed in winter taiga, and released to people with frostbitten feet... The danger of frostbite and how to protect yourself and we will discuss in today's article.

So, you get lost in a snowy forest, taiga, mountains in the middle of a snow-covered plains. Frost, which at night will increase. To keep warm, you need to have appropriate clothing. If you were in this region, certainly your clothes are quite good. If you're dressed for summer, and around -40 - or you for a few minutes you will cover deer, kindle a fire, take off the skin and make the clothes - or you kirdyk. Judging by the fantastic nature of this scenario, we assume that you are dressed appropriately.

It should make a mask to protect against frostbite nose and cheeks. Should be left only to produhi nostrils and slits for eyes. The mouth is better to close the mask, as inhaling through the nose a little air is heated before it goes into the lungs. In extreme cold - this is important. You can exhale through the mouth of the mask, thus keeping warm.

In order not to frostbitten limbs - should move, keep moving. Must arrange for the night protected from the wind tent, or, if snow is deep - do cover it. Campfire - is also very important.

If there is any fat, fat from dead animals, petroleum jelly itp - They should be rubbed on exposed skin. This is a good protection against frostbite. Should be actively rubbed areas where started tingling, massage, the blood intensified, went to the freezing section and warmed it.

The first signs of frostbite include: redness, part of the body (blood rushes to the spot, trying to warm the tissue), then tingling, then - numb. At different stages of frostbite are. In the early stages, if timely assistance appeared in time, you can easily get warm (especially effective between two active naked women:)). More severe frostbite can lead to irretrievable necrosis, gangrene and death...

 

 

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