Effectiveness of Virtual Reality for Pediatric Pain Distraction during IV Placement

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The objective of this study was to test the efficacy and suitability of virtual reality (VR) as a pain distraction for pediatric intravenous (i.v.) placement. Twenty children (12 boys, 8 girls) requiring i.v. placement for a magnetic resonance imaging/computed tomography (MRI/CT) scan were randomly assigned to two conditions: (1) VR distraction using Street… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/cpb.2006.9.207

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@article{Gold2006EffectivenessOV, title={Effectiveness of Virtual Reality for Pediatric Pain Distraction during IV Placement}, author={Jeffrey I. Gold and Seok Hyeon Kim and Alexis J. Kant and Michael H. Joseph and Albert A. Rizzo}, journal={Cyberpsychology & behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society}, year={2006}, volume={9 2}, pages={207-12} }