New 3D Pain Visualisation ToolBy Healthcare Equipment and Supplies (HES) Magazine ,
Publication Date: November 2006
Article focuses on the development of a prototype three-dimensional pain visualization tool developed by researchers at Brunel University in London, United Kingdom. The tool is designed to help clients to record information regarding their pain, and to provide practitioners with a way to collect information on how clients cope with pain. The tool is displayed via web browser as a three-dimensional body, as users can log pain data at regular intervals. Pain types such as burning, aching, and stabbing are each represented with different colors. The tool as been utilized with the Hillingdon Independent Wheelchair User Group, as the plan is to use it for the effective identification and treatment of back pain.
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