MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 232, 20182018 2nd International Conference on Electronic Information Technology and Computer Engineering (EITCE 2018)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Network Security System, Neural Network and Data Information|
|Published online||19 November 2018|
Virtual Reality Games for Health Care
Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN 37044, USA
2 Department of Pediatrics, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
3 Department of Computer Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Virtual reality (VR) and interactive technologies have become increasingly common in today’s world, and there are many applications for this technology in numerous fields. In this paper, we present a review on recent and ongoing research related to applications of VR and VR games in the healthcare field. VR technology is allowing medical practitioners to help their patients in a number of innovative ways in addition to helping health care providers improve their skills. Lastly, we propose a VR game design for rehabilitation and palliative care.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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