The trail making test as a screening instrument for driving performance in older drivers; a translational research

@inproceedings{Vaucher2014TheTM,
  title={The trail making test as a screening instrument for driving performance in older drivers; a translational research},
  author={Paul Vaucher and Daniela Herzig and Isabel Cristina Esp{\'i}ndola Cardoso and Michael H. Herzog and P. Mangin and Bernard Favrat},
  booktitle={BMC geriatrics},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND In many countries, primary care physicians determine whether or not older drivers are fit to drive. Little, however, is known regarding the effects of cognitive decline on driving performance and the means to detect it. This study explores to what extent the trail making test (TMT) can provide indications to clinicians about their older patients' on-road driving performance in the context of cognitive decline. METHODS This translational study was nested within a cohort study and an… CONTINUE READING
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