Fitness to drive

Butcher, David J. M.
September 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/12/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p575
Academic Journal
The article discusses the guidebook published by the Canadian Medical Association, which aims to assist physicians in determining the medical fitness of their patients to drive. It identifies the various causes of motor vehicle accidents and the effects of medical conditions on fitness to drive. The role of physicians in ensuring road safety is also explored. The evidence-based medical standards, proposed in the guidebook, for determining fitness to drive are discussed.


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