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Name: Journal of pain and symptom management
Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers among women, and since the prognosis of breast cancer has substantially improved in past decades, complications of management are becoming i...
Virtual Reality (VR) is now consumer ready and nearing ubiquity. In terms of clinical applications, several studies suggest that VR can be effective as a complementary adjunct or alternative non-pharm...
Virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) for PTSD is an emerging treatment of remarkable promise, but its efficacy and safety are still unclear. Our aim was to investigate the efficacy of VRET for indi...
Therapeutic virtual reality (VR) has emerged as an effective, drug-free tool for pain management, but there is a lack of randomized, controlled data evaluating its effectiveness in hospitalized patien...
Vascular access is a minor procedure that is associated with reported pain and fear in pediatric patients, often resulting in procedural incompliance. Virtual reality has been shown to be effective in...
Investigating how neuropathic limb pain, including phantom limb pain or complex regional pain syndrome, is affected by virtual reality. While several studies have looked into virtual reali...
The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of computer generated imagery (CGI) 360° Video Virtual Reality (360° VVR) versus newly developed live-action 360° VVR film versions of ...
This randomized phase III multicenter trial aims to evaluate the impact of virtual reality helmets (visual and audio) during VCB in patients treated for endometrial cancer, in terms of pai...
The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of virtual reality experiences on acute pain and distress caused by fluoroscopic pain intervention in chronic pain patient.
Using immersive virtual reality as a form of pain distraction during a brief "painful but tolerable" temperature.
Treatment technique in a virtual environment which allows the participant to experience a sense of presence in an immersive, computer-generated, three-dimensional, interactive environment that minimizes avoidance behavior and facilitates emotional involvement. (from Curr Psychiatry Rep (2010) 12:298)
Using computer technology to create and maintain an environment and project a user's physical presence in that environment allowing the user to interact with it.
Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.
Persistent pain that is refractory to some or all forms of treatment.
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. Through basic and clinical biomedical research and training, it conducts and supports research with the objective of cancer prevention, early stage identification and elimination. This Institute was established in 1937.
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...