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    Cutting Edge Video Education

    for General Anesthesia

    Find out how we create patient-centered education videos for general anasthesia to increase patients' comprehension and overall satisfaction.


    Request access to our demo to gain an insight into our patient-centered video content.

  • 1. Patient Journey: medudoc guides general anaesthesia patients along their way to recovery

    medudoc videos cover all relevant aspects of the patient journey to improve patients' understanding of clinical processes in the scope of undergoing general anaesthesia.


    For instance, the video provides valuable recommendations regarding the patient's behavior before and after their procedure. It also covers information on different departments or personnel the patient will be in contact with and what these individual appointments will entail.


    Patients are given the opportunity to prepare for each appointment and contribute to the success of the procedure which in turn fosters a sense of security and self-efficacy.

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    Dietary instructions prior to the procedure

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    Entering the OR with the anaesthesiology team

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    Undergoing anaesthesia

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    Waking up after the procedure

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    Instructions for postoperative behavior


    medudoc presents precise information along with lean and clear animations to illustrate a series of steps in the general anaesthesia procedure.

    2. Medical Animation: accurate visualisations of general anaesthesia contents aligned with patients' informational needs.

    • In the scope of developing our general anaesthesia content we aimed to find an optimal balance between providing precise information around the basic steps of general anaesthesia while also covering potential accompanying measures. 

    • The patient is informed about routine steps such as going to sleep, mechanical ventilation or airway management. Additionally aspects of higher complexity, in case of high risk or prolonged procedures, are covered. These include the placement of a central line, a gastric tube, blood transfusions and many more. 

    • This approach ensures that patients gain a clear understanding of the general anaesthesia procedure without being overwhelmed with a plethora of information.

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    3. User Research: doctors and patients confirm the value of our general anaesthesia videos

    Our validation survey for the general anaesthesia videos with 122 test users yielded highly reaffirming results:

    • Comprehension rate of 86%

    • High satisfaction rates with 89% of participants wanting to recommend the video to friends and family

    • Overall positive feedback regarding video style and animation

    To measure comprehension, for instance, participants were presented with questions covering each of the video's major content segments, such as preparation, procedure and risks.

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    "This is a very good video, it would be good if you had this ready very soon, my brother is going to have surgery soon and so am I again, I would love to have this."

    Patient, 2020

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    "From my point of view, the video is very pleasant and yet clearly designed. In terms of content, you probably can't express yourself more simply."

    Doctor, 2020

  • We cover configurable education videos for the following procedures within the field of anaesthesia:

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    General Anaesthesia

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    PDA for Obstetrics

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    Spinal Anaesthesia

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    Peripheral Anaesthesia

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    Clear information about clinical processes increase patients' self-efficacy

    • medudoc videos cover all relevant aspects of the patient journey to improve patients' understanding of clinical processes in the scope of their hip replacement surgery.
    • For instance, the video provides information regarding each department or person the patient will be in contact with leading up to their surgery and what these individual appointments will entail.
    • This way patients are given the opportunity to prepare for each appointment and gain a sense of security as well as self-efficacy.




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    How medudoc ensures individual patient education for different clincial workflows and standards.

    Creating patient education videos for hip-replacement led to numerous insights regarding clinic workflows as well as medical aspects.

    • Multiple physicians pointed out how postoperative protocols and according instructions for patients vary.
    • While one surgeon might ask their patient to refrain from strenuous movement and to rest for multiple days after surgery, another physician might instruct their patients to get up and move as soon as possible to facilitate recovery. 
    • Accordingly, medudoc included a segment which was in line with the majority of feedback (encouraging mobilisation rather sooner than later) all the while advising patients to consult their physician and physiotherapist for individual instructions and to follow their personal treatment plan. 
    • Additionally, physicians can exclude the information from the video all together if it is not in line with their professional recommendation for a particular case.

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