Determining Fitness to Drive in Older Persons: A Survey of Medical and Surgical Specialists

  title={Determining Fitness to Drive in Older Persons: A Survey of Medical and Surgical Specialists},
  author={Shawn C. Marshall and Erin M. Demmings and Andrew Woolnough and Danish Salim and Malcolm Man-Son-Hing},
  booktitle={Canadian geriatrics journal : CGJ},
BACKGROUND Many specialists encounter issues related to fitness to drive in their practices. We sought to determine the attitudes and practices of Canadian specialists regarding the assessment of medical fitness to drive in older persons. METHODS We present data from a postal survey of 842 physicians certified in cardiology, endocrinology, geriatric medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, or rheumatology regarding their attitudes and… CONTINUE READING


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