Published on in Vol 4 , No 1 (2019) :Jan-Dec

Immersive Virtual Reality in Health Care: Systematic Review of Technology and Disease States

Immersive Virtual Reality in Health Care: Systematic Review of Technology and Disease States

Immersive Virtual Reality in Health Care: Systematic Review of Technology and Disease States

Authors of this article:

Aaron J Snoswell 1 Author Orcid Image ;   Centaine L Snoswell 2 Author Orcid Image


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