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Man had 0.491 blood alcohol level by Bill W. Health Maven Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:59pm The Associated Press: R.I. police say man had 0.491 blood alcohol level PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — State police say they arrested a man early Tuesday whose blood alcohol level was 0.491 percent — the highest ever recorded in Rhode Island for someone who wasn’t dead. Read on »
Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) Calculator by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Drinking responsibly means knowing how alcohol affects you and the amount you can drink without endangering yourself or others. A person with a Blood Alcohol level in the range of .08% (80 mg/dL) to .10% (100 mg/dL) is considered legally intoxicated, and it takes only a few drinksto get there. Use thiscalculator estimate your own blood alc ... Read on »
Self-Test for Breath Alcohol by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 3:17pm by Ed Philips An estimate of your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is determined with a breath alcohol test. This test measures the amount of alcohol in the air stream that you breathe out (exhale). A simple hand held device is available enabling you to measure breath alcohol level on yourself. The device can provide a correct estimate of you ... Read on »
Drunk or Not: Measure Your Blood-Alcohol Content Level by Mike Wilson Posted Mon 06 Jan 2014 12:53pm One of the most common reactions of people who drink before driving home is that they are perfectly capable of driving. One’s excuse could be that he had just two drinks while another’s, may be that he has done it a million times and nothing has ever happened. Well, the truth is that one can never tell when an accident can occur due to one’s irresp ... Read on »
Dangers of Binge Drinking by David M. Posted Thu 19 Jul 2012 10:34pm Binge drinking may be more dangerous than we thought One drink per day for thirty days, for many people this is no big problem. No drinks for thirty days and then binge drink thirty drinks in one day, that would be a huge, maybe fatal, problem. Thirty drinks, if consumed rapidly enough and kept down would result in a “theoretical” bl ... Read on »
Devices That Record and Report Data – Alcohol Compliance and Reporting Via Sensors, Games And Voice Decoding by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 25 May 2010 9:29am This has been all over the news this week with celebrity cases and in healthcare we have many new and developing devices that record data.  2000 appears to be the decade of the sensors.  As this article mentions, parents inquired about getting a device for their teenagers.  Right now only the courts can use and require such devices and it is ... Read on »
Alcohol and Medicine: When Drugs Interact by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:24am Is it okay if I drink with these pills? We've all seen the warnings; the labels on prescription bottles telling us not to mix the pills with alcohol. The warnings tell us that alcohol may blunt or enhance or nullify the effect of the prescribed drugs. But what's so bad about mixing alcohol with common medications? What, really, can go wr ... Read on »
Teenage Binge Drinking: The Risk of Alcohol Poisoning by addictiondoc Posted Wed 24 Nov 2010 9:36am A major risk of teenage binge drinking is alcohol poisoning. The main danger of alcohol poisoning is death! Alcohol poisoning is life threatening. Teenage binge drinking refers to drinking multiple alcoholic drinks in a short period of time. As a result, the teenager’s blood alcohol level rises too quickly because the liver can’t process ... Read on »
Surgeon Performance Impaired After Drinking Alcohol the Day Before Surgery by Robert W. Posted Sun 08 May 2011 8:51pm   Surgeons, like pilots, are held to a very high standard of conduct when it comes to alcohol and drug use.   Unlike pilots, however, there are no rules barring surgeons from having a few beers, or other alcoholic drinks, on the day or evening before they enter the operating room to perform surgery.     While most surgeons drink alcoho ... Read on »
Car Ignition 'Interlocks' Thwart Alcohol-Impaired Drivers by HealthFinder Posted Tue 22 Feb 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink In a review of such programs, CDC found a 67% drop in motorists re-arrested for drunk driving. ... Read on »