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Forensic Aspects of Alcohol

Alcohol is one of the oldest and most widely used psychoactive drug in the world and most common single substance encountered in toxicologic analyses. Ethanol (ethyl alcohol) is the main psychoactive ingredient in alcoholic beverages. The clinical features of acute ethanol intoxication are dependent on the blood concentration (BAC). Acute alcohol poisoning is life-threatening condition that requires emergency medical attention.
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Keywords: blood concentration

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author: Miroslav Dvořák | published on: 21.3.2011 | last modified on: 7.10.2011
citation: Dvořák Miroslav: Forensic Aspects of Alcohol. Educational Portal of Medical Faculty in Pilsen [online] 2011-03-21, last modif. 2011-10-07 [cit. 2019-11-20] Available from WWW: <>. ISSN 1804-4409.