Session: Issues with Older Drivers
5031.0: Wednesday, November 19, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Issues with Older Drivers
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Bruce Friedman, PhD
8:30 AMAssociations between use of multiple medications, diseases, and vehicular crashes among older drivers: A case-control study
Aida LeRoy, PharmD, Suzanne Feldman, PhD, M. Lee Morse, BS, Dewei She, MS
8:45 AMPhysician’s role in addressing older driver safety
Claire Wang, MD, Catherine Kosinski, MSW, Joanne G. Schwartzberg, MD
9:00 AMScreening tool to identify the potentially impaired older driver
Alan Briones, MD, Ariel Sarmiento, BA, Adam Cohen, MD, Gisele Wolf-Klein, MD, Felix Silverstone, MD
9:15 AMSeatbelt use and motor vehicle crash fatalities among elderly African Americans: An unrecognized opportunity for prevention--Honorable Mention, Cleckley Minority Issues Research Award
Nathaniel C. Briggs, MD, MSc, Otis Cosby, MD, MSPH, Robert S. Levine, MD
9:30 AMTraffic safety for older adults: Recommendations from California’s task force
Patti L. Yanochko, MPH, David W. Lawrence, MPH, RN, CS
Organized by:Gerontological Health
Endorsed by:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Injury Control and Emergency Health Services; Medical Care
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA