Alcohol

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Acute affects of BAC .02

No, tolerance, legal intoxication for minor

Acute affects of BAC .08

legally intoxicated adult (VT)

Acute Affects of BAC .10

tipsy, mild euphoria, "thick" speech, may pass sobriety test, but fail breathalyzer or urine test

Acute affects of BAC .20

loud and obnoxious, falling down drunk

Acute affects of BAC .30

Unconscious, shallow breathing

Acute affects of BAC .40

BAC level at which 98% of population will die

Blood alcohol concentration is affected by a persons______and ______

weight
gender

Binge drinking for men is defined as_____or more "drinks" in _________hours

five
two

A "drink" is 1.5 oz. shot of liquor or _______oz, beer or ______oz wine

12
5

to calculate proof, the percent alcohol is ______ For example a 12% wine is ______ proof

doubled
24

Chronic alcohol use scars the ______, a disease known as cirrhosis

liver

Alcohol________is the need for greater quantities of alcohol to produce the same effect.

tolerance

Alcohol is classified as a _______slowing CNS, respiration and heart rate.

depressant

A drunk who vomits without waking, or who has _______breathing with cold pale skin is in danger of alcohol poison and should be brought to the emergency room immediately.

shallow

Alcohol kills_________per year

100,000

Overdose is more likely with ________than with beer or wine; therefore it is more dangerous than beer or wine.

liquor

Chronic abuse of alcohol can lead to addiction or_______

alcoholism

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