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Unformatted text preview: Cancer Impairs ability to recognize and fight bacteria & viruses Damage to pituitary and functioning of sex hormones Signs of Alcohol Poisoning Unconscious or semi-conscious and cannot be awakened Cold Clammy Pale or bluish skin Slow breathing (less than 8 breaths per minute) Irregular breathing (10 seconds or more between breaths) Vomiting while sleeping or passed out Not waking up after vomiting Alcohol Poisoning Death from alcohol Two ways this happens o CNS and respiratory depression o Inhalation of vomit or fluid into the lungs Signs: Cant get him/her to wake up Irregular breath Cool, pale bluish skin Irregular breathing (10 sec + between breaths) Space and Pace Refrain from drinking Alternate alcoholic drinks with glasses of water Drink slowly Eat something before and during drinking Space drinks over a period of time Stick to drink limits...
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- Fall '08