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Want more of Dr. Grimes?
Find him on twitter – @keithgrimes
Read his blog
Listen to his ‘Curistica’ podcast
Join his VR Facebook community – ‘VR Doctors’
The ‘5 ways’ of using VR in healthcare
- Procedural distraction
- Novel therapeutic modality
An evidence-base is building in chronic pain management, and watch this space for Keith’s ‘PREVENT ITU DELIRIUM‘ research.
- Novel diagnostic modality
A great example is Vitae VR – dementia screening in the form of a virtual trip to the supermarket.
- Education and training
The Medical Realities Platform, founded by Shafi Ahmed (@ShafiAhmed5), is providing 360° video VR training to surgeons all over the world.
- Breaking down barriers and delivering new perspectives
Nick Peres (@MoorOfALife), creator of patientvr.co.uk, is pioneering the use of VR to deliver immersive patient perspective in healthcare education.
Here is a Curistica podcast where Keith describes the ‘5 ways’ in detail, and another where he interviews Nick Peres.
The #DigitalHealth conversation
Google Glass. Keith has blogged about how he has experimented with it in clinical practice.
Skip Rizzo’s work on VR as a therapy for PTSD
Howard Rose’s work on VR as a therapy for pain
Types of VR headsets – Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard, Oculus Rift
The Clinical Entrepreneur Programme, led by NHS England Clinical Innovation Lead Tony Young (@TonyYoung)
The NHS Innovation Accelerator
Podcasts mentioned at the beginning of the show (as promised)
- The Joe Rogan Experience
- The Tim Ferriss Show
- Bill Burr’s Monday Morning Podcast
- Jocko Podcast
- Freakonomics Radio
I hope you enjoyed Episode 1! Until next time.
*credit to Ben Cave for podcast music, Alan Howard for podcast image, and Emilie Snaith for logo design
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