Lecture5 - the higher the BAC BAC Examples .05 = Lifting of...

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Alcohol BEVERAGE ALCOHOL IS ETHYL  ALCOHOL PERMEABLE MOLECULE QUICKLY ABSORBED INTO THE  BLOOD
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How Alcohol is Produced Fermentation Distillation
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PHYSIOLOGY OF ALCOHOL NERVOUS SYSTEM  CEREBRUM CEREBELLUM MEDULLA
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PHYSIOLOGY OF ALCOHOL ENDOCRINE SYSTEM ADH INHIBITOR
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PHYSIOLOGY OF ALCOHOL CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM VASODILATOR
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PHYSIOLOGY OF ALCOHOL DIGESTIVE SYSTEM GASTRIC IRRITANT LIVER OXIDATION RATE OF OXIDATION 1/2 OZ/HOUR AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL IN STANDARD SIZE  DRINK
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Oxidation Alcohol Acetaldehyde    Acetic Acid Carbon Dioxide + Water
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BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION DOSE/RESPONSE – The more alcohol  consumed, the more alcohol in the blood, 
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Unformatted text preview: the higher the BAC BAC Examples .05 = Lifting of inhibitions, relaxed .08 = Awareness, judgment impaired .20 = Significant impairment of awareness, judgment, and motor functions .40 = LD/50 .60 = LD/100 BAC Females: .03/drink/hr Males: .025/drink/hr BAC decreases .025/drink/hr (both genders) Alcohol-Related Problems Hangovers Physical Problems from Long Term Misuse or Abuse Alcohol Dependence (Alcoholism) DUI (DWI) Hangovers Symptoms? Causes of Hangovers Acetaldehyde Dehydration Cogeners Mixing Drinks Hangover Cure? Treatment for Symptoms-No acetaminophen (Tylenol) Time...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course EDHL 1514 taught by Professor Kjredican during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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