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Older Emergency Department Drivers: Patterns, Behaviors, and Willingness to Enroll in a Safe Driver Program

By Kirk A. Stiffler and Scott T. Wilber
Topics: Geriatrics
Publisher: Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
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