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Driving Ability Among People With Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01608256
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2012 by Areej Wishahi, Tel Aviv University.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : May 31, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 31, 2012
Sponsor:
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The Purpose of this study is to assess the effect of MCI on driving ability by using on road driving test. The relationship between their driving outcome and their cognitive decline will be examined.

Condition or disease
Mild Cognitive Impairment

Detailed Description:

Each subject will be evaluated by test battery which is accepted to driving assessment and include: The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, Clock Drawing Task, Color Trail Test, Motor Free Visual Perception, Visual Spatial Search Task , Awareness Questionnaire and on road driving test.

The difference between outcome measures of the on road test between the patient group and the control group will be tested. The correlation between outcome measures of the on road test and the cognitive tests will be examined.


Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Assessing the Effect of MCI on Driving Ability by Using on Road Driving Test. The Relationship Between Their Driving Outcome and Their Cognitive Decline Will be Examined
Study Start Date : June 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2014
Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort
mild cognitive impairment
men and women, aged 50 to 70. The inclusion criteria are:diagnosis of MCI (given by a neurologist), valid driver's license and driving experience of at least a year. the exclusion criteria are: people diagnosed with other neurological damage such as: dementia, CVA and head injury, people with sensory or motor impairment.
Healthy people
Men and women, ages 50-70. the inclusion criteria are: healthy people with out neurological disease or psychiatric illness, have valid driver's license and driving experience of at least a year.


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinic
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment(given by a neurologist), valid driver's license and driving experience of at least a year.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • people diagnosed with other neurological damage such as: dementia, CVA and head injury, people with sensory or motor impairment
Contacts and Locations

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Contacts
Contact: Areej Wishahi, B.A. areej-joda@yahoo.com

Locations
Israel
Sherotw breot Clalit Not yet recruiting
Hedera, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel Aviv University
More Information

Responsible Party: Areej Wishahi, Student for the MA degree, Tel Aviv University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01608256     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ק0012012
First Posted: May 31, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 31, 2012
Last Verified: May 2012

Keywords provided by Areej Wishahi, Tel Aviv University:
mild cognitive impairment
Automobile Driving
cognitive aspects

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cognitive Dysfunction
Cognition Disorders
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders