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Neuropsychological Assessment of Driving Capacity. [Review]

by Wolfe, Penny L; Lehockey, Katie A.
Citation: Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 31(6):517-29, 2016 Sep.Journal: Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists.Published: 2016ISSN: 0887-6177.Full author list: Wolfe PL; Lehockey KA.UI/PMID: 27474026.Subject(s): *Automobile Driving/px [Psychology] | Cognition Disorders/di [Diagnosis] | Cognition Disorders/et [Etiology] | Cognition Disorders/px [Psychology] | *Cognition Disorders | Disability Evaluation | Humans | Nervous System Diseases/co [Complications] | Nervous System Diseases/di [Diagnosis] | Nervous System Diseases/px [Psychology] | *Nervous System Diseases | *Neuropsychological Tests | Psychomotor Performance/ph [Physiology]Institution(s): MedStar National Rehabilitation NetworkActivity type: Journal Article.Medline article type(s): Journal Article | ReviewDigital Object Identifier: (Click here) Abbreviated citation: Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 31(6):517-29, 2016 Sep.Abstract: Clinicians are increasingly requested to make determinations regarding patients' driving capacity in the context of neurological injury/conditions and a growing cohort of older drivers. The capability to drive safely involves a number of cognitive, physical, and sensorimotor abilities that may be impacted by injury, illness, or substances that influence alertness. Neuropsychological measures are an important component of a multidisciplinary approach for evaluation of driving capacity. Clinicians should become familiar with measures that have the best predictive validity so they may incorporate a patient's neurocognitive strengths and weaknesses in decisions about driving ability. Abstract: Copyright © The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. For permissions, please e-mail: [email protected]

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