Overcoming Colonoscopy Fears with Educational Videos by EMMI

From Dartmouth-Hitchcock: patient education and engagement video by EMMI Solutions can decrease anxiety before a colonoscopy, decrease dosage of sedatives during the procedure and shorten recovery time after the procedure.

Emmi(TM), stands for Expectation Management and Medical Information, and was originally developed by physicians with the goal to educate patients and decrease malpractice risk specifically in surgical patients. As of February 2016, there are 4 published studies about EMMI in PubMed:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26210560
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26101988
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21245476
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19606763

Do you have any experience with EMMI?

Watch the Dartmouth-Hitchcock video below:



Here is the standard "Preparing for a Colonoscopy" video by Dartmouth-Hitchcock:



References:

http://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/news/newsdetail/64940/

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