Driving After Musculoskeletal Injury

Vincent Chen; Chacko, Aron T.; Costello, Frank V.; Desrosiers, Nicole; Appleton, Paul; Rodriguez, Edward K.
December 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 12, p2791
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of factors which patients and physicians should consider before attempting to drive after a musculoskeletal injury. A discussion of the medical and legal concerns which are associated with driving after a musculoskeletal injury is presented. Research which has been conducted on the policies that physicians have concerning a return to driving is discussed. Additional concerns related to older people returning to driving after a musculoskeletal injury are examined.


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