Research Physician Says Routine Police Field Sobriety Testing is "Junk Medicine”

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Research Physician calls routine police Field Sobriety Testing "Junk Medicine” in extensive textbook. Dr. James Schaller also announces the creation of a book of Field Sobriety Testing (FST) Doctor Excuse Notes.

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James Schaller is a prolific researcher, physician, theologian, and the author of over 50 books and top journal articles. He has now released two unique books on field sobriety testing (FST). The first book, "Sobriety Testing: the Basic Scientific and Medical References that Demonstrate Standardized Field Sobriety Testing is Practicing Medicine without a License," offers over 500 medical situations and diseases that cause failure in the three FST tests used by law enforcement.

The second book, "Medical Excuse Note for DUI and DWI Driver Testing: Doctor Sobriety Testing Note for Law Officers," uses the same FST testing scenarios that the police or sheriff use and this allows a physician to determine if a patient can actually do the tests when not using alcohol and drugs during an office visit.

While Dr. Schaller strongly opposes documented impaired driving that may result in fatalities, he feels that FST is the practice of medicine, and should not be used by police who do not have medical credentials. It takes 10 to 20 years of practicing medicine to understand the scope of the many medical reasons apart from abuse of drugs or alcohol that lead to failing the FST tests.

Both books can be found on under search words “Sobriety Testing Schaller.”

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