VR helps children in hospital
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Doctors use virtual reality to prepare children for scans

Doctors have started using virtual reality to help children overcome their fear of MRI scanners in hospitals.

Although not dangerous, the scanners are very loud and some people don't like being in very small spaces.

Doctors at King's College Hospital in London have been using VR to reassure patients facing MRI scans before they experience the real thing.

  • 16 Feb 2017
  • From the section Health
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