Safe Driving Infographics
Tips in infographics
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words which is why we have designed this section so that, in a very visual way, you can clear up all those queries you may have about an illness or medication and its consequences for driving, or about how to prevent accidents. If you prefer advice by video, our experts will tell you everything you need to know in a clear, simple and direct way. If what you prefer is a graphic format in which all the information appears at a single glance and you are able to download or print it then visit our infographics section.
Driving with children with attention deficit disorder, with or without hyperactivity (ADHD)
ADHD is a development, behavioral disorder that affects the child’s neurodevelopment, arising in problems related with concentration and self-control for inhibiting behaviors. This psychiatric pathology affects between 2 and 5 percent of children, and is one of the most important child and adolescent psychiatric disorders.
Prevention of drowning
Fundación MAPFRE collaborates in the prevention of this serious public health issue through its Prevention of Drowning in Swimming Pools and Beaches Program, which consists of posters describing the key prevention points, for use at swimming pools and beaches, and a quick guide with recommendations. Entitled “Enjoy aquatic spaces safely this summer”, the guide is particularly targeted at families with children and elderly people, the sectors of the population with the highest incidence of drowning.
Parkinson and Road Safety
For patients with Parkinson’s, given its degenerative nature, the help they receive from everyone else, family members, friends, staff at associations, therapists, etc., is of great aid in their daily lives. Médicos por la Seguridad Vial offers you this brief sheet to help you learn more about it, including associated road safety recommendations.
Illnesses of the buccal space, pharynx, larynx and trachea, and recommendations for driving
Illnesses of the buccal space, pharynx, larynx and trachea, in addition to the specific symptoms of the disease, entail associated symptoms that have an enormous effect upon the patient’s physical abilities and mood. We invite you to read this brief sheet to learn about common symptoms and advice for driving safely if you have any of them.
Essential hypertension. Prevention and recommendations at the wheel
According to the World Health Organization, one of the key risk factors for cardiovascular disease is hypertension (high blood pressure). Hypertension affects 1 billion people in the world and can cause heart attacks and stokes.
Increasing road safety with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia (FM), or Fibromyalgia Syndrome were previously known as fibrositis or soft tissue rheumatism. It is a chronic disease of unknown cause that was not incorporated into the catalog of diseases of the World Health Organization until 1992, impacting the approach to this disease in terms of clinical practice, government healthcare policy, and the social sphere.
Treatment of HT and its influence at the wheel
Diagnosing HT is complicated, because common symptoms of hypertension can be attributed to other diseases. It is uncommon for people to measure their blood pressure unless they visit the doctor for some reason, and so it is estimated that one out of every three people with hypertension do not know that they have high blood pressure.
Aortic aneurysms and their impact on driving
There are two important diseases associated with HT that deserve special attention in terms of patient care and road safety: Renal specific secondary HT and Aneurysms and acute aortic dissection.