Use of virtual reality ( immersive vs . non immersive ) for pain management in children and adults : A systematic review of evidence from randomized controlled trials

@inproceedings{Shahrbanian2012UseOV,
  title={Use of virtual reality ( immersive vs . non immersive ) for pain management in children and adults : A systematic review of evidence from randomized controlled trials},
  author={Shahnaz Shahrbanian and Xiaoli Ma and Najaf Aghaei and Nicol Korner-Bitensky and Keivan Moshiri and Maureen J. Simmonds},
  year={2012}
}
Pain impacts negatively on physical, psychological, and social function and reduces quality of life. O ver the past decade there has been a growing increase in the use of virtual reality (VR) in rehabilitation in gener al and for pain management specifically. To determine the scientifi c ev dence for the effectiveness of VR therapy (imm ersive vs. non immersive) for pain management in individuals with acute (less than or equal to 6 weeks clinical pain or thermal procedural pain), or chronic… CONTINUE READING
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