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Commentary on: Saab MM, Landers M, Cooke E, et al. Enhancing Men’s Awareness of Testicular Disorders Using a Virtual Reality Intervention: A Pre-Post Pilot Study. Nurs Res 2018;67:349–58.
Implications for practice and research
Virtual reality is an effective way to engage men with awareness, screening and intention to seek help for testicular disorders.
Extending this research to explore a wider diverse ethnic group is important
The health of men in the Western World is poorer than that of women, with increased mortality rates where men are less likely to utilise health services.1 When men fail to seek help, serious health problems can emerge, resulting in poorer outcomes and extra burden on healthcare systems.2
Innovative ways …
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