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Ability to Drive of Early Stage Alzheimer Disease (DRIVE COG)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01566071
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 29, 2012
Last Update Posted : June 9, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
CHU de Reims

Brief Summary:

The main objectives of this study are:

  • To evaluate the driving capacities in a population of elderly subjects with early stage Alzheimer Disease (AD) in a real-life situation.
  • Define a typology of the main errors made in this population.
  • Propose adaptive measures or technological aids that would make it possible for these patients to maintain their ability to drive a car while limiting risk.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Alzheimer Disease Other: Assessment of drive abilities Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Study Start Date : July 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2015

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Ages Eligible for Study:   70 Years and older   (Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

The following subjects will be included and classified as " patients " :

  • Age > 70 years
  • With established diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease as defined by DSM IV
  • With MMSE score ≥ 24 (early-stage Alzheimer's disease)
  • Holder of a valid driving license
  • With regular driving activity (drives at least once per week)
  • Informed consent provided.

The following subjects will be included and classified as " controls " :

  • Age > 70 years,
  • Absence of cognitive impaired that interferes with their daily life at initial evaluation,
  • Holder of a valid driving license,
  • With regular driving activity (drives at least once per week),
  • Informed consent provided.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Dementia syndrome(s) other than Alzheimer's disease,
  • MMSE score < 24
  • Informed consent not provide

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01566071


Locations
France
CHU de REIMS
Reims, France, 51092
Sponsors and Collaborators
CHU de Reims
Investigators
Principal Investigator: JEAN-LUC NOVELLA, MD PhD CHU de Reims

Responsible Party: CHU de Reims
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01566071     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PN11009
First Posted: March 29, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 9, 2016
Last Verified: June 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alzheimer Disease
Dementia
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Tauopathies
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders