|Michael Frett, MD
6 Years - 25 Years
Participant must have sickle cell disease (any genotype), documented in the St. Jude medical record.
Participant must be seeking care for acute VOC pain at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Participant age must be ≥ 6 years and ≤ 25 years.
Prior randomization in this study.
Patients are currently enrolled on another pain management interventional trial for the presenting pain crisis.
Mild pain (score <4), or pain for which treatment with opioid is not indicated. Pain in combination with other clinical symptoms that require additional interventions, including fever with focus, acute chest syndrome, acute injury, or splenic sequestration. Developmental or psychiatric disorders like autism, claustrophobia or other disabilities like vision and hearing defects etc. that preclude the use of a head mounted device. Inability or unwillingness of research participant or legal guardian/ representative to give written informed consent.