Flashcards in Chapter 5 - Responsibility Deck (9)
What are the units of BAC?
Milligrams of ethanol per milliliter of blood
What is the range of legal BAC for driving?
Very much depends. Around the world its 0.0 to 0.8 BAC and some states in the US are lowering it to 0.5.
Under what four conditions should you NOT drink alcohol?
If you are pregnant, about to drive a car, have a history of metal illness/depression, or have medications that interfere with alcohol
What two organs absorb alcohol?
Stomach and the small intestine
Alcohol enters your bloodstream and affects you _____ after your drink
A few minues
How many drinks an hour does the body break down on average?
About one drink an hour
How many grams of alcohol are in a glass of wine about?
If you drink five glasses of wine how long will it take before all of the alcohol breaks down?
Ten hours (break down 10g/hour)