Research Updates

Research short: Returning to work after road accidents

Dr Mary Wyatt

A new study highlights the mains causes for return to work delays after an injury on the road.

A French study explored the time off work following motor vehicle accidents, in an effort to understand why a successful return to work outcome was delayed in some cases.  The researchers examined the cases of just over 600 people, both six and twelve months after their motor vehicle accident occurred. Approximately one-third were considered to be slow in returning to work after their accident, whereas two-thirds returned to work with...

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