Clinical Topics and Safe Driving

Clinical Topics and Safe Driving Clinical Topics and Safe Driving

Traffic accidents are a major global problem. We believe that accident prevention strategies are needed to reduce road accidents which is why we have developed this exhaustive series of Topics which deal with virtually every possible factor that could influence driving. They are aimed at everybody with an interest in road safety who might have concerns about how an illness or treatment might affect them, but they may also provide a perfect tool for healthcare professionals as an essential aid for preventing accidents and raising society's awareness so that it can be used in the consulting room.

Sight, Hearing and Skin Sight, Hearing and Skin

Sight and Hearing

Drivers with sight, skin and hearing conditions should exercise extreme caution behind the wheel and understand the limitations that the treatment for them implies.

Bone and Muscular System Bone and Muscular System

Bone and Muscular System

When patients with lower back pain are experiencing symptoms such as pain, loss of strength and sensory disorders, advise them against driving. By drawing this to their attention we will help avoid situations of risk on the road.

Neurological System Disorders Neurological System Disorders

Neurological System Disorders

Alcohol consumption causes behavioral transformation and physical disorders. It is also frequently responsible for the degeneration of the peripheral nerves and changes to the brain. By reminding patients to control their alcohol consumption we will avoid many traffic accidents.

Medication, Alcohol and Other Drugs Medication, Alcohol and Other Drugs

Medication, Alcohol and Other Drugs

It is important to be aware at all times about the side effects of any type of medication and to remember that it is prohibited to drive under the effects of alcohol and drugs.

Elderly People Elderly People

Elderly People

As professionals, we have to be sure that elderly drivers are aware of their realistic capabilities, particularly with regard to sight, hearing, awareness and reflexes. We are the main supervisors of their road safety.