Effects of Virtual Reality on Pain During Venous Port Access in Pediatric Oncology Patients: A Randomized Controlled Study
Needle procedures are one of the most distressing practices for pediatric oncology patients. Virtual reality is a distraction method that offers an extremely realistic and interactive virtual environment. Children who had cancer were randomly assigned to either the VR intervention group or the control group. Children in the control group experienced more pain than the children in the VR group. .VR method is effective for reducing pain during venous port access in pediatric oncology patients.