1 The basic idea behind the "Drink Wheel" came from a variety of different charts and devices for estimating Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) that we have compiled over the years.
2 The information on alcohol content of typical drinks from the "Blood Alcohol Estimator" which is distributed by The Traffic Institute, Northwest University and copyright 1986 Perrygraf, Los Angeles, CA 91324-3552.
Alcohol and the Human Body
1 The bulk of the information on this page came from "Medicolegal Aspects of Alcohol Determination in Biological Specimens" which was edited by James C. Garriott and published by PSG Publishing Company, Inc. of Littleton, Massachusetts in 1988.
2 The sections on pharmacology are based on Chapter 2, Pharmacology of Ethyl Alcohol", by James C. Garriott.
3 More specifically, the table titled "Stages of alcohol intoxication" is from K.M. Dubowski one of the leading experts on the medicolegal aspects of alcohol use in the United States.
4 The sections relating to absorption, distribution and elimination are based on Chapter 3, "Disposition of Alcohol in Man" by Randall C. Baselt and Ivan E. Danhof.
5 The table titled "Alcohol Content of Some Typical Drinks" came from the "Blood Alcohol Estimator" which is distributed by The Traffic Institute, Northwest University and copyright 1986 Perrygraf, Los Angeles, CA 91324-3552.
6 The table "Alcohol Content (in Percent) of Selected Beverages" is from Chapter 1, "Chemistry of Alcoholic Beverages", Bill H. McAnalley.
Fuel Cell Technology Applied to Alcohol Breath Testing
1 Stafford, David T. 1993. "Investigation of the Response of Fuel Cell Based Alcohol Breath Test Instruments to Substances Other than Ethanol:" Tennessee: University of Tennessee Toxicology Laboratory.