Video Games in Health Care : Closing the Gap

  title={Video Games in Health Care : Closing the Gap},
  author={Pamela M. Kato},
Although a great deal of media attention has been given to the negative effects of playing video games, relatively less attention has been paid to the positive effects of engaging in this activity. Video games in health care provide ample examples of innovative ways to use existing commercial games for health improvement or surgical training. Tailor-made games help patients be more adherent to treatment regimens and train doctors how to manage patients in different clinical situations. In this… CONTINUE READING

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