LOWELL S. SELLING, M.D., PH.D., DR.P.H., F.A.C.P.
The history of medicine has demonstrated over and over again the alertness of the physician to meet new problems. When firearms were introduced into the art of warfare surgeons rapidly learned new technics of saving life. With an increased use of machinery in industry, industrial medicine and surgery have shown a parallel development. But strangely enough, in dealing with the medical aspects of the traffic problem, there is a detectable lag.
The real problems set up by the existence of the motor car have not been apparent until the last 15 years. Surgery has met the particular emergency set up
SELLING LS. SOME PROBLEMS CONFRONTING THE PHYSICIAN IN THE EXAMINATION OF AUTOMOBILE DRIVERS1. Ann Intern Med. ;15:265–275. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-2-265
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(2):265-275.
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