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Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers

Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers

Author(s):  
et al, MD, Lela Manning, MD
POGOe Id: 
20391
Date Posted: 
01/01/2010
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
07/20/2010
CME available CME credits available
Abstract: 

This Physician’s Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers was created by the American Medical Association (AMA) with support from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The information in this guide helps physicians address preventable injuries—in particular, those injuries incurred in motor vehicle crashes—and evaluate the ability of their older patients to operate a motor vehicle safely as part of their everyday, personal activities. This guide reflects the scientific literature and views of experts, and is provided for informational and educational purposes only. For more information, please visit http://www.ama-assn.org/go/olderdrivers.

Educational objectives: 

Learners should be able to identify drivers at increased risk for crashes, help them enhance their driving safety, and ease the transition to driving retirement if and when it becomes necessary

Discipline/specialty: 
Already Expired Email Date: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:54pm
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Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:34am
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Friday, March 30, 2018 - 1:21pm
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Dr. Lela Manning lela.manning@ama-assn.org


Suggested Citation:
et al and Dr. Lela Manning. Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20391