Prueba del aliento alcohólico

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Prueba del aliento alcohólico

La prueba del aliento alcohólico mide la cantidad de alcohol en la sangre evaluando el aire exhalado. El examen se realiza soplando en una máquina de respiración 15 minutos después del consumo de alcohol. La prueba determina la cantidad de alcohol que se requiere para aumentar el nivel de alcohol en la sangre a niveles peligrosos.

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  • Last Reviewed on 07/04/2012
  • Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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