Systematic review of the quality and generalizability of studies on the effects of opioids on driving and cognitive/psychomotor performance.

@article{MailisGagnon2012SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of the quality and generalizability of studies on the effects of opioids on driving and cognitive/psychomotor performance.},
  author={Angela Mailis-Gagnon and S. Fatima Lakha and Andrea D Furlan and Keith Christopher Nicholson and Balaji Yegneswaran and Rainer Sabatowski},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={542-55}
}
INTRODUCTION The effect of opioids on driving performance has been much debated. Driving is a complex task requiring integration of psychomotor, cognitive, motor and decision-making skills, visual-spatial abilities, divided attention, and behavioral and emotional control. The objective of this systematic review was to assess the quality of studies and to revisit the concept that patients on stable opioids are safe to drive as it applies to everyday practice. METHODS We searched MEDLINE… CONTINUE READING
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