ERIC Number: EJ823866
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 90
Driving and Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Owsley, Cynthia; McGwin, Gerald, Jr.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v102 n10 p621-635 Oct 2008
This article reviews the research literature on driving and age-related macular degeneration, which is motivated by the link between driving and the quality of life of older adults and their increased collision rate. It addresses the risk of crashes, driving performance, driving difficulty, self-regulation, and interventions to enhance, safety, and considers directions for future research.
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Older Adults, Motor Vehicles, Visual Impairments, Aging (Individuals), Traffic Safety, Self Management, Intervention, Research Needs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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