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The most widely used and abused drug in our society is alcohol cocoaine methamphetamine marijuana.
How is binge drinking behavior defined for men and women? missing class because you wer hung over drinking three times a week or more consuming three drinks in a 1 hr period consuming 4 or 5 drinks in a row on a single occasion.
The intoxicating substance in beer, wine and liquor is ethanol methanol phenol isopropyl alcohol.
If a brand of whiskey is 80 proof, what is the percentage of alcohol in the whiskey 80 40 20 10.
Approximately 20 percent of alcohol is diffused through the lining of the mouth stomach lining small intestine large intestine.
The 2 major factors that affect how quickly your system will absorb alcohol ar ethe amount of food in your stomach at the time of drinking and the speed at which you drink the mood you are in when you drink the alcohol concentration of your drink if you use a straw to consume the beverage.
Blood alcohol Concentration is the ratio of alcohol to total blood volume the ratio of alcohol to 1 liter of blood a measure of alcohol per pound of bodyweight standard for all people who drink the same amount.
Characteristics of alcohol poinsoning include all of the following EXCEPT inability to be aroused a weak, rapid pulse a yellowing tint to the eyeballs unusual or irregular breathing patterns.
Which of the following is NOT indicative of a hangover severe headache chronic thirst upset stomach wears off in 6 hours.
Damage to the liver which can result from heavy alcohol consumption is known as cadiosis lipidosis cirrhosis liverostomy.
Cardiovascular disease has been the number one killer in the US since 1900 except, in 1918, when this killer caused more deaths cancer influenza farming accidents typhoid fever.
Deoxygenated blood enters the heart via the right atrium lungs left atrium left ventricle.
Tim's grandfather takes nitroglycerin when he feels a crushing pain in his heart caused by ischemia. This condition is known as atherosclerosis arrythmia arteriosclerosis angina pectoris.
All of the following can be warning signs of a heart attack EXCEPT jaw pain and shortness of breath lasting more than a couple of minutes jaw pain and shortness of breath lasting several hours nausea sudden numbness in the face, arm, or leg on one side of the body.
Which of the following is NOT a typical symptom of a stroke? sudden weakness or nmbness of the face sudden dimness of vision, particularly in one eye sudden unexplained severe headaches auditory or visual hallucinations.
All of the following are methods of reducing your risk for CVD EXCEPT not smoking reducing your intake of saturated fat and cholesterol increase triglycerides in your blood increasing exercise.
The greatest controllable risk factor for heart disease is diet lack of physical activity smoking obesity.
Which of the following total cholesterol readings is within the recommended range? 205 mg/dl 185 mg/dl 220 mg/dl 210 mg/dl.
Which of the following factors does NOT affect normal blood pressure? age gender height weight.
Systolic pressure refers to pressure in the vessels when the heart is relaxed a person is exercising the heart is contracting a person is sleeping.
The second leading cause of death for Americans of all age groups is accidents cancer diabetes heart disease.
Donna was diagnosed with cancer. Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells solid tumor development replication of genetic material predictable spreading of abnormal cells.
John was told that the tumor in his brain was malignant. This means the tumor is cancerous likely to be contained in the brain dormant noncancerous.
Thomas was told that the tumor in his brain is benign. It means that the tumor is cancerous spreading quickly dormant noncanerous.
In the US, which of the following groups has the highest death rates from all cancer sites combined? African Americans Asian Americans Hispanic Americans White Americans.
Which of the following factors contributes to about 1/3 of all cancer deaths? tobacco use increased radiation dietary behavior increasing age of the population.
When Angeline seeks treatment for this sexually transmitted virus, her doctor tells her that it has been linked to an increased risk of vervical cancer. The name of the virus is hepatitis B AIDS human papilloma Chlamydia.
Which of the following cancers is caused by a sexually transmitted disease cervical cancer colon ancer lung cancer testicular cancer.
Which type of cancer is characterized by an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells? carcinoma lymphoma sarcoma leukemia.
In the 'ABCD" rule for symptoms of melanoma, the letters stand for acute pain, bleeding, constant swelling, and diameter asymmetry, border irregularity, color and diameter asymmetry, border uniformity, color and delayed healing actual size, bleeding, cancer stage and dark appearance.
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