Convergence Effect of Virtual Reality Program on Activities of Daily Living Ability in Stroke Patients: Meta-Analysis

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PubDate: Aug 2020

Teams: Chosun University Hospital;Nambu University

Writers: Ki-Bok Choi;Sung-Hyoun Cho

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Abstract

This study was designed to test the convergence effectiveness of virtual reality programs for patients with stroke by using meta-analysis. Based on the PICOS criteria, we searched domestic literature and selected the final 9 studies in relation to ‘stroke’ and ‘virtual reality programs’. Evaluation of the risk of bias in individual studies was conducted using evaluation tools according to the design of each study. The effect size of the meta-analysis was calculated using CMA program. The mediating effect analysis was conducted by sub-group analysis and meta-regression analysis. The overall effect size of the virtual reality program on the activities of daily living ability was Hedges’s g=0.302(95% CI: 0.064~0.540), Therefore, virtual reality programs can increase the activities of daily living in stroke patients and have a positive impact on the medical industry that the convergence of virtual reality industry and healthcare industry.

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