Using Virtual Reality Interventions to Divert Attention Is Effective in Reducing Pain Post-Operation
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OrthoEvidence. Using Virtual Reality Interventions to Divert Attention Is Effective in Reducing Pain Post-Operation. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):20. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12642
Effects of virtual reality on relieving postoperative pain in surgical patients: A systematic review and meta-analysisInt J Surg. 2020 Oct;82:87-94.
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Eight studies with 723 patients undergoing surgery were included in this meta-analysis comparing virtual reality (VR) interventions and control for the reduction of post-operative pain. The outcome of interest was pain scores post-operation. Additionally, sub-group analyses were performed by the type of surgery (i.e., major, minor) and the timing of VR application (i.e., pre-operation, intra-opera...
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