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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