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.
- Making the 9-1-1 call for stroke differs by race, sex
- Spouses of stroke survivors face lingering health issues
- Hospitals often overestimate their ability to deliver fast stroke care
- Addressing social factors critical for continued fight against heart disease and stroke in America
- Research in mice shows potential value of antidepressant in some stroke victims
- Depression, blood pressure predict harmful vascular events in patients with heart disease, diabetes or stroke
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