Frostbite of the face and ears: epidemiological study of risk factors in Finnish conscripts.

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OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of and the risk factors for local cold injuries of the face and ears in peacetime military service. DESIGN Prospective, controlled epidemiological study using a questionnaire. SETTING Finnish defence forces, 1976-89. SUBJECTS 913 young male conscripts with local frostbite of the head that needed medical attention… (More)

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@article{Lehmuskallio1995FrostbiteOT, title={Frostbite of the face and ears: epidemiological study of risk factors in Finnish conscripts.}, author={Eero Lehmuskallio and Harri J. Lindholm and Karoliina Koskenvuo and Sushil K Sarna and Ora Friberg and A. A. Viljanen}, journal={BMJ}, year={1995}, volume={311 7021}, pages={1661-3} }