TITLE

Driving retirement: the role of the physician

AUTHOR(S)
Carr, David B.; Meuser, Thomas M.; Morris, John C.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/12/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p601
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents research which dealt with Alzheimer's disease. The outcome of the research suggests that dementia severity and advanced age are associated with driving cessation. They also identified that level of cognitive impairment and behaviors such as agitation, apathy and hallucinations were found to be important specific predictors of driving retirement in patients with mild-to-moderate dementia.
ACCESSION #
22469939

 

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