Computer Games Help Children with Cystic Fibrosis?

Computer Games Help Children with Cystic Fibrosis?

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Creep Frontier computer game screenCould computer games be the solution for persuading children with cystic fibrosis to complete their physiotherapy?

For such patients, daily breathing exercises are necessary to clear mucus from the lungs, but kids would rather be doing other things, such as playing computer games.

Doctors in the US have now combined the two.

Computer games like “Creep Frontier” rely on a spirometer, which measures how much and how fast air is exhaled, to blow slime off animals.

(READ the story in BBC News)

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