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Virtual reality videos used in undergraduate palliative and oncology medical teaching: results of a pilot study
  1. Mark Taubert1,2,
  2. Lucie Webber2,
  3. Timothy Hamilton3,
  4. Madeleine Carr4 and
  5. Mark Harvey5
  1. 1 Palliative Medicine, Velindre NHS Trust, Cardiff, UK
  2. 2 Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
  3. 3 Palliative Medicine, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, UK
  4. 4 Marie Curie Hospice Cardiff and Vale, Cardiff, UK
  5. 5 Media and Technology, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mark Taubert, Palliative Medicine, Velindre NHS Trust, CardiffCF14 2TL, UK; mtaubert{at}doctors.org.uk

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  • Contributors MT wrote the initial draft and LW, TH, MC and MH co-wrote and reviewed the document. All authors edited the paper until it was completed.

  • Funding Wales Deanery Medical Education Department (now Healthy Education in Wales—HEIW) gave MT a grant of £3000 to spend on Virtual Reality equipment for teaching purposes, after MT won a postgraduate teaching award. Orchard Media gave their time and expertise for free to help with filming and give talks and technical advice.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors MT wrote the initial draft and LW, TH, MC and MH co-wrote and reviewed the document. All authors edited the paper until it was completed.

  • Funding Wales Deanery Medical Education Department (now Healthy Education in Wales—HEIW) gave MT a grant of £3000 to spend on Virtual Reality equipment for teaching purposes, after MT won a postgraduate teaching award. Orchard Media gave their time and expertise for free to help with filming and give talks and technical advice.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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