TABLE OF CONTENTS

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
LITERATURE REVIEW
  INTRODUCTION
  MEDICATION/POLYPHARMACY EFFECTS ON OLDER PERSONS
  MEASURING/MONITORING MEDICATION USAGE
  METHODS TO MEASURE DRIVING PERFORMANCE
BRAINSTORMING SESSION
  INTRODUCTION
  RESULTS
    Topic Area 1: What Are the Effects of Combinations of Medicines on Functional Abilities Key to Safe Driving?
    Topic Area 2:  What Are the Most Feasible and Reliable Means of Monitoring/Measuring Medication Use?
    Topic Area 3:  What Are the Most Practical and Valid Ways of Assessing the Impact of Medication Usage on Actual Driving Performance?
    Topic Area 4:  What Are the Potential Barriers—Legal, Ethical, and Practical—to the Participation of Older Persons in Studies of Medication Use and Driving
FOCUS GROUPS
  INTRODUCTION
    Location
    Participants
    Focus Group Protoco
  RESULTS
    Methods of Identifying Medication Use
    Methods of Measuring Driving Performance
    Barriers to Participation
    Incentives to Increase Participation
CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  CURRENT UNDERSTANDING OF DRUG/MEDICATION EFFECTS AND FUTURE RESEARCH FOCUS
  MEASURING/MONITORING DRUG/MEDICATION USE BY OLDER PERSONS
  ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF DRUG/MEDICATION USE ON DRIVING PERFORMANCE
  IDENTIFYING AND ADDRESSING BARRIERS TO RESEARCH
PARTICIPATION BY OLDER PERSONS
REFERENCES
APPENDICES
  APPENDIX A:   Potentially Inappropriate Medications Commonly Prescribed for Older, Community-Dwelling Individuals
  APPENDIX B: Brainstorming Session Attendees
  APPENDIX C: Brainstorming Rating Scale Results: Methods for Identifying Medication Use
  APPENDIX D: Brainstorming Rating Scale Results Methods of Measuring Compliance to the Medication Regime
  APPENDIX E:  Brainstorming Rating Scale Results Older People’s Willingness to Participate as a Function of Method of Measuring Medication Use
  APPENDIX F:  Brainstorming Rating Scale Results Methods of Measuring Driving Performance
  APPENDIX G: Brainstorming Rating Scale Results Older People’s Willingness to Participate as a Function of Method Used to Measure Driving Performance
  APPENDIX H: Focus Group Screener
  APPENDIX I:  Focus Group Discussion Guide
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1. Results of the Card-Sorting Task for Methods of Identifying Medication Use
Table 2. Results of the Card-Sorting Task for Methods of Measuring Driving Performance
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1.  Percent of Discussants Willing to Participate as a Function of Method Used to Collect Medication Use and Participant Age Group
Figure 2.  Mean Rating for Methods of Identifying Medication Use, when Methods were Deemed Acceptable
Figure 3.  Percent of Discussants Willing to Participate as a Function of Method Used to Measure Driving Performance and Participant Age Group
Figure 4.  Mean Rating for Methods of Measuring Driving Performance, when Methods were Deemed Acceptable