Test spots human frostbite susceptibility

2019-03-02 01:19:00

IT MAY not reduce the number of people killed when climbing at high altitude, but a simple test could help reduce the number of climbers who lose limbs to frostbite. The test used by Hein Daanen of the Dutch research organisation TNO Defence, Security and Safety, called the Resistance Index for Frostbite (RIF),