Improving Patient Satisfaction


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Easing Anxiety

Dr. Richard Dutton speaking about Easing Anxiety

Improving Communication

Respecting Privacy

Ensuring Comfort

Improving Patient Satisfaction in Your Practice Through Communication

Communicating with Patients-American Hospital Association

Patient Satisfaction-Why should we care?

Dr. Dutton: AQI Measuring Patient Satisfaction


Patient Satisfaction and Experience with Anesthesia

Visit AQI's Quality Measurement Page for other Quality based tools

Patient Safety

Earn up to 10.25 CME credits with ASA's Patient Safety Online Modules

Patient Education:

Patients Can Make Surgery Safer:Physician Anesthesiologists Explain How

Before You Arrive

Before Your Procedure

During Your Procedure

After Your Procedure

Having a Baby

Getting Ready to Go Under: Information for the patient before going under anesthesia

Videos from the ASA Lifelinepatients YouTube Channel

Anesthesia and You Part One of Two: Learn about the anesthesia experience with step by step guidance through the experience. Run time 6 minutes 11 seconds.

Anesthesia and You Part Two of Two: Learn about the anesthesia experience with step-by-step guidance through the experience. Run time 7 minutes 38 seconds.

Anesthesia Experience English/Spanish: Learn more about the role of an anesthesiologist and the complete anesthesia experience. English language run time 7 minutes 6 seconds. Spanish language run time 7 minutes 13 seconds.

Labor and Delivery and Pain Medicine: Learn more about pain medicine available to women during labor and delivery. Run time 3 minutes 15 seconds.

Pediatric Anesthesia:Tips and tools to prepare a child for anesthesia and surgery. Run time 2 minutes 34 seconds.

Safe Pain Medication Use and Disposal

Anesthesia considerations for geriatric patients: Learn how the anesthesia experience can have a unique impact on geriatric patients. Run time 3 minutes 51 seconds.

Stop Smoking Before Surgery: Learn why stopping smoking before surgery can have an impact on your outcome. Run time 2 minutes 31 seconds.

Herbal medicine and Anesthesia: Learn more about how herbal medicines can impact your anesthesia experience. Run time 2 minutes 43 seconds.

Sleep apnea and Anesthesia: Learn why it is important to disclose this condition to your anesthesiologist and what he/she can do to manage your airway during surgery. Run time 2 minutes 57 seconds.