Book Review: Driving Simulation for Assessment, Intervention, and Training: A Guide for Occupational Therapy and Health Care Professionals

Published: April 1st, 2017

Category: Peer Reviewed Publications

Knott, M., Blackburn, B., Hamilton, H., Marshall, B., Mazgola, N., McAleese, A., Schubert, J., Trebilcock, A., & Classen, S. (2017). Book Review: Driving simulation for assessment, intervention, and training: A guide for occupational therapy and health care professionals. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 37(2), 109-110.

This book review examines Driving Simulation for Assessment, Intervention, and Training: A Guide for Occupational Therapy and Health Care Professionals, edited by Dr. Sherrilene Classen and published in May of 2017. Reviewers found this book to be an excellent resource for healthcare professionals, as it provides evidence-informed research that can be translated into clinically meaningful techniques or interventions. The book contains seven sections ranging from the broad introduction of driving simulation to a more in-depth look at the use of driving simulation for populations across the lifespan. Reviewers in particular noted the book provided technical details in a clearly written manner, along with information on medical conditions and case studies.