Faith L. Quigley, Joel A. DeLisa; Assessing the Driving Potential of Cerebral Vascular Accident Patients. Am J Occup Ther 1983;37(7):474-478. doi: 10.5014/ajot.37.7.474.
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In this report, literature pertaining to training the post-cerebral vascular accident (CVA) driving candidate is reviewed; a driver training program is described, with special emphasis on evaluating the CVA candidate; the role of the occupational therapist as a disabled driver training instructor is outlined; information and suggestions for comprehensive evaluation and training of right- and left-CVA driving candidates are presented; and data comparing driver’s training outcomes for right- and left-CVA candidates are provided. Retrospective data of left- and right-CVA driver performance are compared.
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