Aurélie Leroux

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Virtual reality to relax a patient before an operation

“A new tool to relax patients before an operation”… Healthy Mind’s virtual headsets now cross borders and satisfy patients in neighbouring countries. At the CHU-UCL of Namur in Belgium, Healthy Mind’s therapeutic virtual reality takes place in the Pre-Operative Reception Unit. What is exactly this pre-operative service, and how have patients welcomed Healthy Mind’s virtual …

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Locoregional anesthesia, soon associated with virtual reality ?

Operated under loco-regional anesthesia (LRA), a patient is totally conscious during the surgical procedure. The main advantage is the reduction of the risks and inconveniences associated with general anesthesia, such as nausea, allergic reactions, or post-operative recovery difficulties. What is the disadvantage? The patient can be afraid about seeing and hearing everything in the operating …

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Virtual reality to relax health care staff

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 health crisis, healthcare professionals have been under considerable daily pressure. Material and human insufficiency, management of the patients influx, intensive care saturation… How to relax between two interventions, in such a stressful environment? Virtual reality could relax health care staff! Indeed, virtual reality headsets would be a relaxing break …

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Therapeutic virtual reality in 3 key points

Today, virtual reality goes beyond video games to the medical sphere… That is enormously advantageous for hospitalized patients. Effective to relax or anesthetize, virtual reality is also able to care. Today, it is used to treat phobias, addictions, and other anxiety or behavioral disorders. Placed in a therapeutic aim, should we talk about therapeutic virtual …

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What is medical hypnosis?

Losing weight or stopping smoking thanks to hypnosis? A procedure that has become commonplace! Considered as an effective technique against addictions and other behavioral disorders, hypnosis now integrates the medical field. Therapeutic hypnosis, hypnotherapy or medical hypnosis… As an alternative and complementary practice to conventional medicine, what is medical hypnosis? Mechanisms, benefits and practice: hypnotherapy …

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