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39: Virtual Reality reduces pain in laboring women: a randomized controlled trial

      Virtual reality (VR) represents a potential method for easing labor pain. By stimulating the visual cortex while engaging other senses, VR modulates the user’s processing of nociceptive stimuli; head-to-head trials show that VR achieves similar or greater analgesia as hydromorphone. The aim of this randomized controlled trial (RCT) is to evaluate whether VR is effective in reducing pain in laboring women.
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