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Is virtual reality useful for pain management in patients who undergo medical procedures?

Daniel Melecchi de Oliveira Freitas ORCID logo , Viviane Souto Spadoni ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019MD4837

ABSTRACT Pain management is a complex medical issue, and many efforts have been done to develop new non-pharmacological therapies. Virtual reality is a technology apparatus that make an interaction between human and virtual environment through an hardware (usually a headset) linked to a computer or a mobile, by using a software. Additionally, this virtual setting can be adapted to any type of scenario. Thus, it is plausible that the software used should be personalized depending on patient’s experiences and expectations. […]