Research Platform  |   August 2016
Driving and Parkinson's Disease: What Only Caregivers Can Tell Us
Author Affiliations
  • University of Western Ontario
Article Information
Community Mobility and Driving / Neurologic Conditions / Parkinson's Disease / Assessment/Measurement
Research Platform   |   August 2016
Driving and Parkinson's Disease: What Only Caregivers Can Tell Us
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011500005p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP302A
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011500005p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP302A
Abstract

Date Presented 4/9/2016

Early identification of at-risk drivers with Parkinson’s disease (PD) is critical for baseline fitness-to-drive assessments. We demonstrated that fitness-to-drive predictions by caregivers of drivers with PD, combined with the Trails B test, are accurate screening tools in identifying at-risk drivers.

Primary Author and Speaker: Liliana Alvarez

Additional Speaker: Sherrilene Classen