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Surgery Patients Embrace New-Age Wonder Drug: The iPad
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When 10-year-old Charlie Cagann went to Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago to have his adenoid removed, he was nervous about the surgery. But when he arrived at the hospital, there was something to help take his mind off things: an iPad. Charlie — who already owns an iPhone touch — picked up the Apple tablet and started playing one of his favorite games, Subway Surfers. Soon, he was completely at ease. “It was fun to use it,” he remembers. “It makes you focus on the iPad, and it takes your mind off the surgery.”