Driving reaction time before and after surgery for lumbar disc herniation in patients with radiculopathy
European Spine Journal, 06/04/2012Thaler M et al.
The data indicate a positive effect of the surgery on driving ability. Therefore, the authors would suggest that for both patient samples it is safe to continue driving after hospital discharge. However, patients have to be informed about increased driving reaction time caused by radiculopathy already before surgery.
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