DRIVING BAN IN CASE OF CHRONIC OPIOID USE GROUNDLESS

@inproceedings{Meijler2000DRIVINGBI,
  title={DRIVING BAN IN CASE OF CHRONIC OPIOID USE GROUNDLESS},
  author={Willem J Meijler},
  year={2000}
}
Dutch law states that persons who are on treatment with morphine preparations, even if these are slow-release drugs, are unfit to drive a motor vehicle. There is no scientific basis for such a measure, however. On the contrary, current evidence indicates that, for instance, cancer patients using 209 mg morphine daily for three months do not differ significantly from a control group with respect to thinking abilities, alertness, concentration, reaction speed and dividing attention. For obvious… CONTINUE READING

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