New driving guidelines: ethical and legal uncertainties

Andrew B Black and Sam F Berkovic
Med J Aust 2003; 179 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05563.x
Published online: 15 September 2003

Andrew B Black,* Sam F Berkovic

  • 1 The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, SA; and Chair, Driving Committee, Epilepsy Society of Australia.
  • 2 Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, West Heidelberg, VIC; and President, Epilepsy Society of Australia. Correspondence: Dr A B Black, Ashford Specialist Centre, 57–59 Anzac Highway, Ashford, SA 5035.


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