Motor Vehicle Occupant Restraints

Motor Vehicle Occupant Restraints

The AAFP recognizes the use of motor vehicle occupant restraints is desirable to prevent motor vehicle occupant injuries. The effectiveness of physician’s advice and counseling in this is area is uncertain. (2007)

(Grade: I recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm#pre(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf07/mvoi/mvoirs.htm#clinical(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

The AAFP recognizes that avoiding driving while alcohol impaired is desirable. The effectiveness of routine counseling of patients to reduce driving while under the influence of alcohol or riding with drivers who are alcohol-impaired is uncertain. (2007)

(Grade I recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm#pre(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf07/mvoi/mvoirs.htm#clinical(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)