Blood alcohol concentration estimation
(volume ingested in mL x the "proof" of the beverage x 1.463) / (patient weight in lbs)
This estimate applies
to a single dose of ethanol.
From Rosen et al. (eds): Emergency Medicine - Concepts and Clinical Practice 3rd ed., p2521.
The "proof" of the alcoholic beverage
Patient weight (in pounds)
Volume of alcoholic beverage ingested (in mL)
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