A soldier is walking on a snow-covered terrain. He begins to complain about sand
in his eyes and his eyes are watering. He is probably suffering from:
d. Immersion syndrome.
e. Snow blindness.
Which of the following is true concerning snow blindness?
a. Snow blindness results in permanent blindness if not treated quickly.
b. Snow blindness can only occur if the temperature is below freezing.
The primary treatment for snow blindness is to protect the eyes from light.
Which of the following statements is true?
a. Frostbite is a serious condition that can result in loss of life.
b. Frostbite usually begins in an area where there is a large supply of blood and
large muscle groups.
Frostbite usually occurs when the air temperature is above freezing.
d. Once a person has had frostbite, he is less likely to have it again.
A soldier says, "Don't worry about cold injuries when the temperature is above
freezing." Is he correct?
b. No, cold injuries can occur when the temperature is as high as 35F.
No, cold injuries can occur when the temperature is as high as 40F.
d. No, cold injuries can occur when the temperature is as high as 50F.