Alcohol Alert-Accident Prevention
• By
• Dr.Ashok laddha

• MBBS, PGDC ,PGDD,
PGDEM, AFIH
• Diploma in Workplace
Health an...
Alcohol Alert
• Drinking and Driving

A Fatal Combination
Facts about Road traffic accident
• 1.2 million people killed in road traffic
accident world wide
• 73% of all road traffi...
Effect of Alcohol on Driving
•
•
•
•
•

Impaired Brain Function
Poor JUDGEMENT
Increased Reaction Time
Lower Vigilance
Dec...
Effect of Drinking and Driving
• Irreconcilable conflict between alcohol and
safe driving
• The cost of conflict is very h...
Indirect impact
Affect
•
Seat belt wearing
•
Helmet Use
•
Speed Choice
Health Consequences of Alcohol
• Cancer –Upper respiratory Tract
--Colon
--Liver
--Rectum
--Breast
• Alcoholic liver disea...
Chemical Breakdown of Alcohol
• Alcohol-----------acetaldehyde--------acetate-----

• ------water + carbon di-oxide
Carcinogenic Bi-product of Alcohol
•
•
•
•

Acetaldehyde
Highly reacting oxygen molecule
Reactive Oxygen species (ROS)
Fat...
Effect Of Acetaldehyde
•Behavioral Effect
•In –co-ordination
•Memory Impairment
•Sleepiness
•Physiological Effect
•Low Blo...
Effect on Medical Management
• Apart from Road accident, the presence of
alcohol in the body of road crash victim
adversel...
Prevention
Prevention of Road Accident/others accidents

Through

Interventional Strategies
Take Home Message
Drinking Kills

Driving Skill
Say No To Alcohol--By
Dr.Ashok Laddha
Ex-CMO,WELSPUN HOSPITAL,SALAV
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Alcohol alert

186

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
186
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Alcohol alert

  1. 1. Alcohol Alert-Accident Prevention • By • Dr.Ashok laddha • MBBS, PGDC ,PGDD, PGDEM, AFIH • Diploma in Workplace Health and safety. MBAHA(In –Progress
  2. 2. Alcohol Alert • Drinking and Driving A Fatal Combination
  3. 3. Facts about Road traffic accident • 1.2 million people killed in road traffic accident world wide • 73% of all road traffic accident fatalities are male • Speed is the single most common traffic rule violation is responsible for Road traffic accident
  4. 4. Effect of Alcohol on Driving • • • • • Impaired Brain Function Poor JUDGEMENT Increased Reaction Time Lower Vigilance Decreased Visual Perception
  5. 5. Effect of Drinking and Driving • Irreconcilable conflict between alcohol and safe driving • The cost of conflict is very high • Greater impact of Young Generation • Drunken driving is the leading cause of death and disability among young people
  6. 6. Indirect impact Affect • Seat belt wearing • Helmet Use • Speed Choice
  7. 7. Health Consequences of Alcohol • Cancer –Upper respiratory Tract --Colon --Liver --Rectum --Breast • Alcoholic liver disease • Alcoholic Pancreatitis • Fatal alcohol spectrum disorder-(ladies)
  8. 8. Chemical Breakdown of Alcohol • Alcohol-----------acetaldehyde--------acetate----- • ------water + carbon di-oxide
  9. 9. Carcinogenic Bi-product of Alcohol • • • • Acetaldehyde Highly reacting oxygen molecule Reactive Oxygen species (ROS) Fatty acid ethyl esters
  10. 10. Effect Of Acetaldehyde •Behavioral Effect •In –co-ordination •Memory Impairment •Sleepiness •Physiological Effect •Low Blood Pressure •Depresses Consciousness •& Respiration
  11. 11. Effect on Medical Management • Apart from Road accident, the presence of alcohol in the body of road crash victim adversely affect the --Diagnosis --Management --Treatment of Injuries
  12. 12. Prevention Prevention of Road Accident/others accidents Through Interventional Strategies
  13. 13. Take Home Message Drinking Kills Driving Skill Say No To Alcohol--By Dr.Ashok Laddha Ex-CMO,WELSPUN HOSPITAL,SALAV
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×