Response to Niki et al. (doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0233): A Novel Palliative Care Approach Using Virtual Reality for Improving Various Symptoms of Terminal Cancer Patients: A Preliminary Prospective, Multicenter Study

Response to Niki et al. (doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0233): A Novel Palliative Care Approach Using... JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE Volume 22, Number 5, 2019 ª Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0072 Response to Niki et al. (doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0233): A Novel Palliative Care Approach Using Virtual Reality for Improving Various Symptoms of Terminal Cancer Patients: A Preliminary Prospective, Multicenter Study Jun Kako, MHSc, RN, OCNS, Kohei Kajiwara, PhD, RN, and Mika Miyashita, PhD, RN Dear Editor: apy, which uses an electrical fan to blow air in the direction of We read with great interest the recent article, ‘‘A Novel the patient’s face, is a highly valuable intervention for termi- Palliative Care Approach Using Virtual Reality for Improv- nally ill cancer patients with dyspnea in terms of safety, con- ing Various Symptoms of Terminal Cancer Patients: A Pre- venience, low costs, and effectiveness. Furthermore, we agree liminary Prospective, Multicenter Study,’’ by Niki et al. The with the authors’ opinion that it is essential to collect additional authors concluded that virtual travel could improve the objective data. It is also interesting to evaluate the relationship symptom burden of terminally ill cancer patients. between objective and subjective data in trajectory. Virtual reality (VR) is a computer-generated visual expe- This VR treatment, a novel palliative care approach, is a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Palliative Medicine Mary Ann Liebert

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Response to Niki et al. (doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0233): A Novel Palliative Care Approach Using Virtual Reality for Improving Various Symptoms of Terminal Cancer Patients: A Preliminary Prospective, Multicenter Study

Journal of Palliative Medicine, Volume 22 (5): 1 – May 1, 2019

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JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE Volume 22, Number 5, 2019 ª Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0072 Response to Niki et al. (doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0233): A Novel Palliative Care Approach Using Virtual Reality for Improving Various Symptoms of Terminal Cancer Patients: A Preliminary Prospective, Multicenter Study Jun Kako, MHSc, RN, OCNS, Kohei Kajiwara, PhD, RN, and Mika Miyashita, PhD, RN Dear Editor: apy, which uses an electrical fan to blow air in the direction of We read with great interest the recent article, ‘‘A Novel the patient’s face, is a highly valuable intervention for termi- Palliative Care Approach Using Virtual Reality for Improv- nally ill cancer patients with dyspnea in terms of safety, con- ing Various Symptoms of Terminal Cancer Patients: A Pre- venience, low costs, and effectiveness. Furthermore, we agree liminary Prospective, Multicenter Study,’’ by Niki et al. The with the authors’ opinion that it is essential to collect additional authors concluded that virtual travel could improve the objective data. It is also interesting to evaluate the relationship symptom burden of terminally ill cancer patients. between objective and subjective data in trajectory. Virtual reality (VR) is a computer-generated visual expe- This VR treatment, a novel palliative care approach, is a
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JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE Volume 22, Number 5, 2019 ª Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0072 Response to Niki et al. (doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0233): A Novel Palliative Care Approach Using Virtual Reality for Improving Various Symptoms of Terminal Cancer Patients: A Preliminary Prospective, Multicenter Study Jun Kako, MHSc, RN, OCNS, Kohei Kajiwara, PhD, RN, and Mika Miyashita, PhD, RN Dear Editor: apy, which uses an electrical fan to blow air in the direction of We read with great interest the recent article, ‘‘A Novel the patient’s face, is a highly valuable intervention for termi- Palliative Care Approach Using Virtual Reality for Improv- nally ill cancer patients with dyspnea in terms of safety, con- ing Various Symptoms of Terminal Cancer Patients: A Pre- venience, low costs, and effectiveness. Furthermore, we agree liminary Prospective, Multicenter Study,’’ by Niki et al. The with the authors’ opinion that it is essential to collect additional authors concluded that virtual travel could improve the objective data. It is also interesting to evaluate the relationship symptom burden of terminally ill cancer patients. between objective and subjective data in trajectory. Virtual reality (VR) is a computer-generated visual expe- This VR treatment, a novel palliative care approach, is a

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Journal of Palliative MedicineMary Ann Liebert

Published: May 1, 2019

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