Tag Archives: Driving

Driving With Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment (EBMH / The Mental Elf / Canadian Geriatrics Journal)

Summary A review the current guidelines and evidence relating to driving and dementia (and driving with mild cognitive impairment) which is intended to help clinicians offer advice and make decisions about driving safety. The assessment tools / strategies available are … Continue reading

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Driving and Dementia: Rights and Responsibilities (BBC News / BMA / DTSC / Alzheimers Australia)

Summary A review of the guidelines for GPs concerning advice given to patients about driving in the early stages of dementia is required, according to Dr Peter Holden speaking at the British Medical Association’s annual conference. A delicate balance has … Continue reading

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Dementia Revealed: Dementia Guide / Toolkit for GPs (NHS England / Department of Health / RCGP)

Summary NHS England has a commitment to improve dementia diagnosis rates. NHS England has published a guide to help GPs perform better on the timely diagnosis of dementia and to offer advice on post-diagnostic support for the person with the … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Dementia-Related Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Summary Recent reviews and meta-analyses are listed below. Some of these articles may be available freely (according to local circumstances). A suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access may be required to obtain the full-text of the … Continue reading

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Driving and Dementia: Some Considerations (JRCPE)

Summary This editorial article in the Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh explores some of the ethical, social, political, medical and practical issues surrounding the rights of people with dementia with respect to driving. Full Text Link … Continue reading

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Toolkit to Assist Retirement from Driving in Dementia (BMC Geriatrics)

Summary This article discusses a project which has developed a toolkit to assist persons with dementia and their caregivers when planning for retirement from driving. The toolkit addresses the concerns of people with dementia and their families / carers, and offers … Continue reading

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A Selection of Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Recent reviews and meta-analyses about miscellaneous topics are listed below. Some of these articles are available freely. The full-text of the other articles may need a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access. The Bibliographic Citations Defina, … Continue reading

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