Driving safety in Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease, Driving simulator, Collision
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In this study, 39 patients with PD and 25 control subjects without neurologic disease completed testing in a driving simulator. PD patients had more total collisions on the driving simulator than control subjects (t = −3.7, p < 0.01). In PD patients, collisions were associated with Hoehn and Yahr stage (χ2 = 12.4, p = 0.006) and correlated with Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale score (r = 0.5, p < 0.01).
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Zesiewicz, Theresa A.; Cimino, Cynthia R.; Malek, A.; Gardner, N.; Leaverton, Paul; Dunne, Peter B.; and Hauser, Robert A., "Driving safety in Parkinson's Disease" (2002). Psychology Faculty Publications. 89.