Nonfreezing cold-induced injuries.

  title={Nonfreezing cold-induced injuries.},
  author={Christopher H. E. Imray and Paula A. Richards and Julie P. Greeves and John Castellani},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps},
  volume={157 1},
Non-freezing cold injury (NFCI) is the Cinderella of thermal injuries and is a clinical syndrome that occurs when tissues are exposed to cold temperatures close to freezing point for sustained periods. NFCI is insidious in onset, often difficult to recognize and problematic to treat, and yet the condition accounts for significant morbidity in both military and civilians who work in cold conditions. Consequently recognition of those at risk, limiting their exposure and the appropriate and timely… CONTINUE READING

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