Research Platform  |   July 2017
Relationships Among Vision, Visual Attention, and Fitness to Drive in Adults With Multiple Sclerosis
Author Affiliations
  • University of Western Ontario
Article Information
Multiple Sclerosis / Neurologic Conditions / Assessment/Measurement
Research Platform   |   July 2017
Relationships Among Vision, Visual Attention, and Fitness to Drive in Adults With Multiple Sclerosis
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500009p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP301C
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500009p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP301C
Abstract

Date Presented 4/1/2017

We quantified the relationships among visual abilities, visual attention, and fitness to drive in 30 adults with multiple sclerosis. Visual acuity and visual processing speed correlated with critical driving errors (predictive of crashes) may be useful to identify potential at-risk drivers.

Primary Author and Speaker: Sarah Krasniuk

Contributing Authors: Sherrilene Classen, Sarah A. Morrow