back estimation

back estimation

A formulaic estimation of a person’s likely blood alcohol concentration at an earlier time X, which may be of interest in a medicolegal context (e.g., drink/drunk driving).
Back estimation formula
Alcohol consumed (g) = (BAC X Widmark factor X Wt) / 100
BAC = Blood alcohol concentration
Wt = Body weight in kg
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