Limited-English Proficiency (LEP) Virtual Reality (VR) Study

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT03689868


The purpose of this study is to determine if non-invasive distracting devices (Virtual Reality headset) are more effective than the standard of care (i.e., no technology based distraction) for preventing anxiety in parental and pediatric populations with limited English proficiency (LEP).

Official Title

Addressing Parental and Pediatric Anxiety Through Virtual Reality (VR) Intervention in (Limited-English Proficiency) LEP Populations

Stanford Investigator(s)

Fatima Rodriguez
Fatima Rodriguez

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)


Inclusion Criteria:

   - Ages 0-99 (Child participants will be ages 0 to 17. Parents of children of any age may
   also be enrolled)

   - Able to consent

   - Self-identified as having a limited English proficiency or English-proficiency

Exclusion Criteria:

   - People who do not consent

   - Significant Cognitive Impairment

   - History of Severe Motion Sickness

   - Current Nausea

   - Seizures

   - Visual Problems

   - Patients whose children are clinically unstable or require urgent/emergent


behavioral: Virtual Reality

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Ahtziri Fonseca