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You have been hiking for a few hours in cold weather when your friend complains that they can no longer feel their feet. What do you do?



A. You have them put on another pair of socks and rest for a half hour.
B. You remove their socks and shoes and re-heat their feet using warm water.
C. You build a fire and have them put their feet near the fire to re-heat.

This question is part of Survival First Aid Test
Asked by Allthingsfirstaid, Last updated: Jul 06, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 26, 2017

You remove their socks and shoes and re-heat their feet using warm water.

Frostbitten limbs should not be re-heated using an open flame or heater this can burn the skin.
 

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