• Virtual reality immersion may reduce propofol dose used during hand surgery

    11 days ago - By Healio

    Published results showed use of virtual reality immersion during hand surgery may reduce intraoperative propofol dose and post-anesthesia care unit length of stay without negatively impacting patient-reported outcomes.
    “With the increase in the amount of time people spend at the keyboard combined with our aging population, there is a projected increased need for common elective hand surgeries,” Brian P. O'Gara, MD, MPH, senior author and anesthesiologist in the department of anesthesia, critical care and pain medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, said in a press
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