Banner-Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers

Table of Contents

Cover-Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older DriversIntroduction

Preface

Letter from Michael D. Maves, MD, MBA

Letter from Jeffrey W. Runge, MD

Chapter 1 --Safety and the Older Driver: An Overview

Physician’s Plan for Older Drivers’ Safety

Chapter 2 --Is the Patient at Increased Risk For Unsafe Driving?

Red Flags for Medically Impaired Driving

Chapter 3 --Formally Assess Function

ADReS Score Sheet

Trail-Making Test, Part B

Chapter 4 --Physician Interventions

Chapter 5 --The Driver Rehabilitation Specialist

Chapter 6 --Counseling the Patient Who is No Longer Safe to Drive

Chapter 7 --Legal and Ethical Responsibilities of the Physician

Chapter 8 --State Licensing Requirements and Reporting Laws

Alabams Hawaii Michigan North Carolina Utah
Alaska Idaho Minnesota North Dakota Vermont
Arizona Illinois Mississippi Ohio Virginia
Arkansas Indiana Missouri Oklahma Washington
California Iowa Montana Oregon West Virginia
Colorado Kansas Nebraska Pennsylvania Wisconsin
Connecticut Kentucky Nevada Rhode Island Wyoming
Delaware Louisiana New Hampshire South Carolina
District of Columia Maine New Jersey South Dakota
Florida Maryland New Mexico Tennessee
Georgia Massachusetts New York Texas

Chapter 9 --Medical Conditions and Medications That May Impair Driving

Section 1.....................................Vision

Section 2.....................................Cardiovascular Diseases

Section 3.....................................Cerebrovascular Diseases

Section 4.....................................Neurologic Diseases

Section 5.....................................Medications

Section 6.....................................Psychiatric Diseases

Section 7.....................................Metabolic Diseases

Section 8.....................................Musculoskeletal Disabilities

Section 9.....................................Peripheral Vascular Diseases

Section 10...................................Renal Disease

Section 11...................................Respiratory Diseases

Section 12...................................Effects of Anesthesia and Surgery

Section 13...................................Miscellaneous Conditions

Chapter 10 --Moving Beyond This Guide

Appendix A --CPT® Codes

Appendix B --Patient and Caregiver Educational Materials

Am I a Safe Driver?

Successful Aging Tips

Tips for Safe Driving

How to Help the Older Driver

Getting By Without Driving

Appendix C --Continuing Medical Education Questionnaire and Evaluation

Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers

Evaluation Form

Acknowledgements