What is a dangerous blood alcohol level?
BAC is expressed as the weight of ethanol, in grams, in milliliters of blood, or liters of breath. BAC can be measured by breath, blood, or urine tests.
The of drinks consumed is a very poor measure of intoxication largely because of variation in physiology and individual alcohol tolerance. Neither BAC, nor the of drinks consumed, are necessarily accurate indicators of the level of impairment.
Tolerance to alcohol also varies from one person to another, and can be affected by such factors as genetics, adaptation to chronic alcohol use, and synergistic effects of drugs. In the state of Indiana, as in most states, you are legally intoxicated at a BAC of.
Please remember that this is an estimation and not an exact science.
Coffee, cold showers, etc… are all myths. Variation exists with respect to: Body weight Sex Body fat percentage, even between genders Neither BAC, nor the of drinks consumed, are necessarily accurate indicators of the level of impairment.
Relaxation, but depressant effects are not apparent. Some minor impairment of judgment and memory, lowering of caution. Reduced judgment and self-control. Impaired reasoning and memory.
Speech may be slurred; balance, peripheral vision, reaction time, and hearing will be impaired. Blurred vision and major loss of balance.
Euphoria is reducing and beginning dysphoria a state of feeling unwell 0. The drinker has the appearance of a sloppy drunk.
Everybody processes alcohol differently
Dysphoria with nausea and vomiting; possible blackout. Loss of consciousness.
Hours since first drink 1 2 3 4 5 6 Subtract from blood alcohol level. What if he drives to class and gets pulled over for rolling through a stop ?
No loss of coordination, slight euphoria, and loss of shyness. Feeling of well-being, relaxation, lower inhibitions, and sensation of warmth. Slight impairment of balance, speech, vision, reaction time, and hearing.
ificant impairment of motor coordination and loss of good judgment. Gross motor impairment and lack of physical control.
Euphoria is reducing and beginning dysphoria a state of feeling unwell. Needs assistance in walking; total mental confusion.