Variability in the blood/breath alcohol ratio and implications for evidentiary purposes.

@article{Jaffe2013VariabilityIT,
  title={Variability in the blood/breath alcohol ratio and implications for evidentiary purposes.},
  author={Dena H. Jaffe and Maya Siman-Tov and Asher Gopher and Kobi Peleg},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={58 5},
  pages={1233-7}
}
The breath analyzer is an indispensable tool for identifying alcohol levels among drivers. While numerous studies have shown high correlations between blood and breath alcohol concentrations, most are limited by the study design. This study seeks to assess this relationship by minimizing potential measurement bias, document time from alcohol consumption to testing, and adjusting for potential confounders. A blinded study was performed using conditions closely resembling those in the field. The… CONTINUE READING
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