When Your Specialist Won’t Commit

When Your Specialist Won’t Commit

Specialty Consults on DOT Physical Close to half of your Commercial DOT Physical examinees have a significant medical condition.  Most times is easy enough to request some documentation or needed testing from the primary care treating physician. Examples: You have a...
To Clot or Not – part 1

To Clot or Not – part 1

The commercial driver is at an increased risk for developing acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) due to long hours of sitting as part of the profession. DVT can be the source of pulmonary emboli that can cause gradual or sudden incapacitation or death.  DVT is...
There are Regulations and … Everything Else

There are Regulations and … Everything Else

The FMCSA is urging medical examiners to give clear explanations to drivers regarding certification determinations, and to distinguish between what is “required” by regulation and what is recommended as guidelines or best practices.  There are only 13...
Return to Work Evaluation after a Stroke

Return to Work Evaluation after a Stroke

  Americans with Disabilities Act – ADA I was asked to do an evaluation for an employee returning to work following a CVA. He operates a tow motor and the employer wants to ensure he will be safe. ADA concerns? The process for these type of evaluations is...