The Diabetes Forum - find support, ask questions and share your experiences with 209,001 people. A survey finds that there is inadequate knowledge among doctors in England of DVLA guidelines relating to medical conditions, such as diabetes. The questionnaires were designed from DVLA guidelines, and included five questions each on neurology, cardiology, drug and alcohol abuse, visual, and respiratory disorders. The median overall questionnaire score was 28 per cent, and knowledge of DVLA guidelines was considered low. The presence of an acute or chronic medical condition, such as diabetes, increases the risk of an individual being involved in accident.

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Only 21 per cent knew how long a patient must stop driving for following a stroke, while less than 40 per cent how long a patient should not drive for after a first episode of epileptic seizure.

Ng, awareness of driving restrictions for common medication conditions needs to be increased among hospital doctors.

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  1. 07.05.2016 at 21:44:46

    Treat with 15 grams all of the participants saw.

    Author: blaze
  2. 07.05.2016 at 11:19:22

    With the curves of patients with dementia praecox and effect of structured exercise.

    Author: GENERAL333