Studies have shown that the rates for people returning to driving after a stroke vary from 20 to 60 per cent. Formal on-road driving assessment helps to ascertain whether it is safe for a person to drive after a stroke. Driver rehabilitationThe treatment of a person with an illness or disability to improve their function and health. may also help. Recent studies have found that people who drive after a stroke do not tend to have more car accidents or driving violations afterwards.
- Allen ZA, Halbert J and Huang L. Driving assessment and rehabilitationThe treatment of a person with an illness or disability to improve their function and health. after stroke. MJA 2007; 187: 599.
- Heart risks in middle age boost dementia risk later in life
- Headache far more common stroke symptom in children than adults
- Bleeding stroke survivors at higher risk of depression, dementia
- Caregivers of black stroke survivors spend more time; but report more positive outlook
- Male caregivers report more positives in caring for stroke survivors
- Many stroke patients do not receive life-saving therapy
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