Doctors and nurses were slow in understanding the conditions the soldiers were in and the infections they were diagnosed with. This is why at the start of the war more people suffered from such infections and it resulted to many amputations, however as time continued they realised it was important to get soldiers to the doctors table within 12 hours of being wounded or the risk of infection increased. The same was with trench foot, as otherwise it would progress to gangrene and require amputation, and this is why they needed to be treated as soon as possible when seeing symptoms.
The recovery time for a frostbite injury depends on the extent of tissue injury and whether or not there are any subsequent complications, such as infection. It may take 1 to 3 months before it is possible to determine the extent of tissue damage, and to clearly delineate which tissue is still viable. Some individuals will require debridement, skin grafting, or amputation of the affected area. Some patients will experience long-term sequelae from frostbite injuries, such as sensitivity to the cold with associated pain or burning, arthritis , increased sweating , and tingling of the affected area. Rarely, death occurs from infection-related complications.
Specification: MIFAB Series T1400 6” wide pre-sloped trench drain system. Polypropylene drain body with integral top frame and 1/4" per section bottom slope, anchor flange with slotted tabs every 10” for rebar tie down and leveling, grate lockdown assembly, body support legs, interlocking ends, and radiused bottom. Standard with ANSI rated “Special Duty” lacquered ductile iron grates with a safe live load of over 10,000 lbs. (Note: Specify ductile iron frames for forklift applications.)
Function: Used in airports, car washes, malls and plazas, golf courses, factories, and any other facilities that require large areas of surface drainage. Chemical resistant polypropylene material provides for long life. V configuration channel design ensures maximum flow of water. Polypropylene support board prevents debris from entering trench body during construction.