Conceptual Design of a Personalised Tool for Remote Preanaesthesia Evaluation: A User-Centred Approach

  • Polyxeni Vassilakopoulou
  • Vassilis Tsagkas
  • Nicolas Marmaras
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 69)


This paper describes the key features of a tool for remote preanaesthesia evaluation. These features include the production of custom informative material and the provision of tailored support for preoperative follow-up. The tool is expected to yield significant results: improved efficiency (making better use of distributed resources), enhanced fairness to citizens and direct access to personalised information and advice.


remote preanaesthesia evaluation e-health preoperative follow up coordinated care user-centred design personalisation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Polyxeni Vassilakopoulou
    • 1
  • Vassilis Tsagkas
    • 1
  • Nicolas Marmaras
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringNational Technical University of AthensZografouGreece

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