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Virtual Reality and Medicine

A guide to virtual reality use in health care and medicine.

Virtual Reality and Smart Phones


VR and Smartphone

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A virtual reality (VR) experience can be achieved with a smartphone,  VR app and VR headsets such as Google Cardboard,  Samsung Gear or Freefly.   

VR smartphone apps are available to assist health sciences students in their studies and consumers for health monitoring. 

Virtual and Augmented Reality Apps for Mobile Devices

   There's many free or paid health/medicine related apps that can be downloaded to explore the world of VR.