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July, 2010

The Introduction of a New Screening Tool for the Identification of Cognitively Impaired Medically At-Risk Drivers: The SIMARD, A Modification of the DemTect, Bonnie M. Dobbs and Donald Schopflocher, (Journal of Primary Care & Community Health July 2010 Vol 1, 2: 119-127) http://jpc.sagepub.com/content/1/2/119.full.pdf+html? ijkey=4CCEVM5wPAVBw&keytype=ref&siteid=spjpc

April, 2011

The SIMARD Screening Tool to Identify Unfit Drivers: Are We There Now?” Michel Bedard, PhD, Bruce Weaver, MSc, Malcolm Man-Son-Hing, MD, MSc, Sherrilene Classen, PhD, Michelle Porter, PhD. (Journal of Primary Care & Community Health 2011 2: 133) http://jpc.sagepub.com/content/2/2/133.abstract

April, 2011

Evaluating the SIMARD MD a New Screening Tool to Identify Cognitively Impaired Drivers: A Leap Forward, Bonnie M. Dobbs and Donald Schopflocher, (Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, April, 2011 2: 136) http://jpc.sagepub.com/content/2/2/136.full.pdf+html? ijkey=jN/aD0a1bv8AY&keytype=ref&siteid=spjpc

June, 2011

Papers That Might Change Your Practice: Review Of The Introduction of a New Screening Tool for the Identification of Cognitively Impaired Medically At-Risk Drivers, David B. Hogan, MD, FRCPC; Michel Bedard, PhD. (Canadian Geriatrics Journal, Volume 14:2, June 2011) http://www.cgjonline.ca/index.php/cgj/article/view/12/38

June, 2012

Application of the “Screen for the Identification of cognitively impaired Medically At-Risk Drivers”: Preliminary results from the Candrive driver cohort, Michel Bedard, PhD; Shawn Marshall, MD, MSc; Malcolm Man-Son-Hing, MD, MSc; Bruce Weaver, MSc. 22nd Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference, Banff, Alberta, June 10-13, 2012

April, 2013

Bedard, M., et al., It is premature to test older drivers with the SIMARD-MD Accident Analysis and Prevention (April, 2013), http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23628257

May, 2013

Study does NOT show that DriveABLE assessments are “highly accurate”. Robert Gifford, PhD., University of Victoria http://www.cfp.ca/content/59/3/e156.short/reply#cfp_el_12522

March, 2013

Accuracy of the DriveABLE cognitive assessment to determine cognitive fitness to drive, Allen R. Dobbs, PhD. (Canadian Family Physician, March 2013 vol. 59 no. 3 e156-e161)

http://www.cfp.ca/content/59/3/e156May, 2013

In-office DriveABLE cognitive assessments fail to predict on-road results with high accuracy: A re- analysis. Michel Bedard, Sylvain Gagnon, Isabelle Gelinas, Shawn Marshall, Gary Naglie, Michelle Porter, Mark Rapoport, Brenda Vrkljan, Bruce Weaver, May 30, 2013 http://www.cfp.ca/content/59/3/e156.short/reply#cfp_el_12522

June, 2013

THE “KNOWLEDGE-TO-ACTION” FRAMEWORK: A SOUND APPROACH TO DEVELOP APPROPRIATE ROAD SAFETY POLICIES, Michel Bedard, PhD., at the international International Congress of Mobility & Road Safety in an Ageing Society, hosted by the Kuratorium fur Verkehrssicherheit, KFV (Austrian Road Safety Board), June, 2013

http://www.kfv.at/fileadmin/webcontent/Congress2013/Panel_3/P3_04_Bedard.pdf

August, 2013

Driving assessment for maintaining mobility and safety in drivers with dementia, Martin AJ, Marottoli R, O’Neill D.

http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD006222/driving-assessment-for-maintaining-mobility-and- safety-in-drivers-with-dementia “…we found no study that randomised drivers to evaluate these outcomes prospectively following assessment. This highlights the need for caution in applying the literature on driving assessment to clinical settings as no benefit has yet been prospectively demonstrated.”

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