Virtual Reality In Pediatrics: Game Changer For Patients, Providers At CHLA | BH Courier

Virtual Reality In Pediatrics: Game Changer For Patients, Providers At CHLA

CHLA patients can now enjoy virtual reality while getting treatment.
CHLA patients can now enjoy virtual reality while getting treatment.

Posted Thursday, August 31, 2017 – 6:35 PM

By Courier staff

An anxious adolescent showed up to have his blood drawn and was asked if he’d like to try virtual reality goggles. The boy agreed. A few minutes later he asked, “When are you going to take it?” According to Jeffrey I. Gold, Ph.D., the boy was surprised when he took off his headset and found that the blood sample had already been drawn and was on the table beside him.

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