To the Editor: In their article on Care of the Aging Patient, Drs Carr and Ott1 discussed the older driver with cognitive impairment. This was also addressed in a Commentary by Dr Eby and Ms Molnar.2 The focus on the dangers of these drivers may have simplified too far a very complex subject.
Finucane TE. Cognitively Impaired Older Drivers, Risk Assessment, and Physician Responsibility. JAMA. 2010;304(7):744-745. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.1149