Comparing the history-taking methods used during a preanesthesia visit: the HealthQuiz versus the written questionnaire
Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation
Adult; Aged; *Anesthesia; Humans; Medical History Taking; Middle Aged; Questionnaires
Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences | Women's Studies
The HealthQuizTM (Nellcor, Inc., Chula Vista, CA) is a hand-held, patient-driven data processor marketed to expedite and enhance the completeness of the history-taking process during the preanesthetic visit. In our preanesthesia assessment center (PAC), we compared preanesthetic visits using the HealthQuizTM device with visits using our standard, written questionnaire.
DOI of Published Version
Anesth Analg. 1998 Jan;86(1):134-7.
Anesthesia and analgesia
Beers, Richard A.; O'Leary, Colleen E.; and Franklin, Patricia D., "Comparing the history-taking methods used during a preanesthesia visit: the HealthQuiz versus the written questionnaire" (1998). Women’s Health Research Faculty Publications. 60.