Medications and the older driver.

@article{Ray1993MedicationsAT,
  title={Medications and the older driver.},
  author={W. A. Ray and Purushottam B. Thapa and Ronald I Shorr},
  journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          413-38
        }
}
Table 4 provides a summary of the evidence that specific medications adversely affect the safety of the older driver. The preponderance of evidence suggests that benzodiazepines adversely affect the safety of the older driver, particularly for high doses and long half-life compounds. This conclusion is based upon the very consistent psychomotor function data showing pronounced dose-related impairment, the more limited epidemiologic data on crash involvement, epidemiologic data associating… CONTINUE READING
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