Repeated use of immersive virtual reality therapy to control pain during wound dressing changes in pediatric and adult burn patients.

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The current study explored whether immersive virtual reality (VR) continues to reduce pain (via distraction) during more than one wound care session per patient. Thirty-six patients aged 8 to 57 years (mean age, 27.7 years), with an average of 8.4% TBSA burned (range, 0.25-25.5 TBSA) received bandage changes, and wound cleaning. Each patient received one… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BCR.0b013e3182777904

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@article{Faber2013RepeatedUO, title={Repeated use of immersive virtual reality therapy to control pain during wound dressing changes in pediatric and adult burn patients.}, author={Albertus W. Faber and David R. Patterson and Marco Bremer}, journal={Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association}, year={2013}, volume={34 5}, pages={563-8} }