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The DOT Medical Examination: An Unofficial Guide to Commercial Drivers' Medical Certification, 7th Edition

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Natalie P. Hartenbaum, MD, MPH, FACOEM
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Now in its Seventh Edition, The DOT Medical Examination: An Unofficial Guide to Commercial Drivers' Medical Certification, has been helping DOT Medical Examiners perform commercial driver exams for nearly 25 years. Completely revised and updated, this edition gives you all the information you need to conduct an efficient, accurate examination of a commercial driver.

Available as a package only (print and online). NOTE: The eBook version is online access only and NOT downloadable

This invaluable handbook continues to be offered as a bundled publication - in both print and electronic format, including updates to the electronic edition at least twice a year for the next three years. The Seventh Edition presents not only the "official" guidance, but also includes the "less official" information from the FMCSA's Medical Review Board and Medical Expert Panels.
The updated eBook version provides you with rapid access to the latest changes and updates to the regulations, FMCSA guidance, other information, and, of course, Dr. Hartenbaum's interpretation.

New and updated in this edition:
  • Modification in the diabetes standard
  • Modification in the NRCME website and program
  • New (and removed) FAQs
  • Updated information on Medical Review Board Meetings
  • A discussion on cannabinoids and the CDME
  • Examples of international guidelines are included for comparison
  • More than 50 tables help guide your decision making
Table of Contents
About the Author
    1. Commercial Driver Medical Qualification: Past, Present, and Future
    2. The Examination and the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners
    3. Regulations, Advisory Criteria, Interpretations, and Frequently Asked Questions
  1. Cardiovascular Disorders
  2. Pulmonary Disorders
  3. Musculoskeletal Disorders
  4. Neurologic Disorders
  5. Endocrine Disorders-Diabetes Mellitus
  6. Psychiatric Disorders
  7. Renal Disease
  8. Substance Abuse and Medication Use
Publication Date June 2020
Format Softcover print book with digital access to eBook
483 pages
ISBN 978-1-883595-90-6
Product Code 23120
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Natalie P. Hartenbaum, MD, MPH, FACOEM, is President and Chief Medical Officer at OccuMedix, Inc., an occupational medicine consulting firm. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine and has a Master's of Public Health in Occupational Medicine. Dr. Hartenbaum has been a certified Medical Review Officer since 1996 and has been listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners since its inception. Dr. Hartenbaum has extensive experience in the clinical, corporate, and academic settings and is a nationally recognized expert in occupational fitness for duty with a special focus on transportation.