Virtual Reality in Wound Care

Virtual Reality in Wound Care

Virtual reality has been expanding into new settings beyond traditional gaming for many years now. It seems there’s no end to its uses and applications, and we now see it growing in popularity in the healthcare sphere.   Virtual reality for pain management...
Syringe Driver Uses: Advantages and Disadvantages

Syringe Driver Uses: Advantages and Disadvantages

What is a syringe driver? A syringe driver is a small battery operated pump designed to deliver medication sub cutaneously (just under the skin) over a 24 hour period. The pump holds a syringe containing medication and this is connected to the patient via a small...
Pain Management in Elderly Care

Pain Management in Elderly Care

A study by Help the Aged in 2008 identified that ”Older people are more likely to experience pain, less likely to complain about it and less likely to comply with medication”. (Schofield and Reid, 2006). Although hard to quantify, research suggests that up...