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Audiovisual distraction reduces pain perception during shockwave lithotripsy.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Lithotripsy is an established method to fragment kidney stones that can be performed without general anesthesia in the outpatient setting. Discomfort and/or noise, however, may deter some patients. It has been demonstrated that audiovisual distraction (AV) can reduce sedoanalgesic requirements and improve patient satisfaction in nonurologic settings, but to our knowledge, this has not been investigated with lithotripsy. This randomized controlled trial was designed to...

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10.1089/end.2011.0430

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of endourology / Endourological Society
Volume:
26
Issue:
5
Pages:
531-534
Publication date:
2012-05-05
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EISSN:
1557-900X
ISSN:
0892-7790
URN:
uuid:95a79f9c-23e2-481c-ad67-d3966477105a
Source identifiers:
206080
Local pid:
pubs:206080

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