Drivers with sleep apnoeaBMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6980.665b (Published 11 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:665
- N J Legg
- Senior lecturer in neurology Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 0NN
EDITOR,—Ashley Woodcock and Patricia Stone pose the major moral dilemma of how to manage patients with sleep apnoea who hold licences to drive public service or heavy goods vehicles and are reluctant to declare their illness to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency.1 They mention the temptation to blackmail such patients into treatment with threats of driving bans. The issue …
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