HTH 100- Chapter 10- study guide
HTH 100- Chapter 10- study guide
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Chapter 10 Worksheet - Alcohol Why are women generally more readily affected by alcohol than men? -Because women tend to have more body fat and less water in their tissues than men of the same weight, they become more intoxicated after drinking the same amount. What are the risks of combining alcohol and energy drinks? -you may not notice the signs of intoxication -can take more risks -more likely to consume more A BAC of .35 can bring about acute alcohol intoxication/alcohol poisoning. Name at least 4 types of assistance or first aid measures you should provide for an individual who might be a victim of this life-threatening condition? -Watch drunk person closely -roll drinker on side with knees bent -if they vomit reach into their mouth to clear airway -call 911 Be able to describe/recognize several possible short term effects or social problems related to excessive alcohol consumption. -CNS depressions, decreases respiratory rate, pulse rate, blood pressure, COMA, death. -hangover, injuries, decision making, weight gain, rape, alc poisoning Be able to list or describe/recognize several long term health risks of excessive alcohol consumption over time. -nervous system, cardiovascular, liver disease, cancer What measures have college campuses used to address the problem of widespread binge drinking? -banning alcohol on campus, banning alcohol advertising in campus newspapers -interventions What positive health benefits can alcohol provide for light-to-moderate drinkers? What factors or symptoms typically characterize alcohol dependence/alcoholism? -family history of alcoholism -chaotic home life -poor academic performance Be able to discuss some of the biological, social, emotional and cultural factors that can pose a risk for alcohol abuse/dependence. -genetics, friends doing it, family -women tend to become alcoholics later Be able to identify several methods of treatment for alcoholism. Brief interventions- primary care physicians Inpatient treatment- detoxification and withdraw Outpatient treatment- counseling Self help programs- AA How does the medication Antabuse work to discourage drinking? - You become ill when you drink, so it trains you to stop drinking in order to stop feeling ill Be able to recognize several public policies that are intended to control alcohol abuse on a community level. -Prohibition -advocacy groups -sobriety check points -liquor taxes
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