Prediction of driving ability after inconclusive neuropsychological investigation.
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- Prediction of driving ability after inconclusive neuropsychological investigation.
- Brain injury 2009, 23 (4):313-21
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|dc.identifier.citation||Brain injury 2009, 23 (4):313-21||en|
|dc.description.abstract||OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to investigate the predictive value of neuropsychological tests for on-road evaluation outcome after inconclusive assessment. METHODS AND PROCEDURES: Thirty-five patients were assessed neurologically, neuropsychologically by traditional clinical tests and by on-road evaluation. Simple univariate tests, logistic regression and ROC-curve analysis were used to investigate the predictive power of different neuropsychological tests. MAIN OUTCOMES AND RESULTS: Six measures from the California Computerized Assessment Package (CalCAP) and the Digit-Symbol test from Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale predicted the outcome of the on-road evaluation. A logistic regression analysis showed that a model with two variables from CalCAP and the Digit Symbol test predicted the results of the on-road driving evaluation with an overall accuracy of 84.8%. CONCLUSIONS: The findings indicate that the outcome of on-road assessment is most related to cognitive skills such as attention and processing speed in combination with cognitive flexibility.||en|
|dc.subject||VDP::Medisinske Fag: 700::Klinisk medisinske fag: 750::Nevrologi: 752||en|
|dc.subject.mesh||Central Nervous System Diseases||en|
|dc.title||Prediction of driving ability after inconclusive neuropsychological investigation.||en|
|dc.contributor.department||Medical Division, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Lassa, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway. email@example.com||en|
|dc.identifier.journal||Brain injury : [BI]||en|
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