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Early Wii-hab for critical care patients

Critical care patients are being encouraged to start their rehabilitation programme early by playing computer games. Patients on ventilators are being encouraged to play the Wii games as part of a six month pilot study at Colchester General Hospital. The … Continue reading

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COPD patients may breathe easier, thanks to the Wii

May 16, 2011 Provided by American Thoracic Society According to a new study conducted by researchers in Connecticut, the Wii Fit™ offers patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) an effective workout – and one that, because it is enjoyable, … Continue reading

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Wii Could Aide Patients COPD Patients May 2011

BY Debbie Nicholson May 17, 2011 A new study from researchers at University of Connecticut Health Center, state that Nintendo’s Wii Fit video game makes working out more pleasurable. While it promotes the kind of physical activity persons with breathing … Continue reading

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