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Smart-anesthesia Application with Artificial Intelligence for a Preoperative Evaluation of Patients

Tural Alekberli, Fidan R Alekberli, Chloé Mimouni, Abu A Muhammed

Keywords : Anesthesia assessment, Artificial intelligence, Innovation in anesthesia, Preoperative evaluation

Citation Information : Alekberli T, Alekberli FR, Mimouni C, Muhammed AA. Smart-anesthesia Application with Artificial Intelligence for a Preoperative Evaluation of Patients. Res Inno in Anesth 2020; 5 (1):21-22.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-0078

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 28-01-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Anesthesiology is a dynamic specialty of medicine that fosters continuous improvements in anesthetic care for patients undergoing surgical procedures. The preoperative (pre-op) evaluation of a patient is vital for reasonable and acceptable patient care. Inadequate pre-op patient preparation causes medical, organizational, economic, and emotional problems to patients and professionals. There are no standards for the level of knowledge and skills of an anesthesiologist worldwide; the difference is more dramatic, especially in a country without proper residency education. It can be life-threatening, especially during urgent cases where resident anesthesiologists evaluate patients frequently at the bedside before the procedure. Smart-anesthesia project is an innovative online preoperative anesthesia evaluation application (App), uses artificial intelligence (AI), gives perioperative anesthesia recommendations. The app is available for smartphone/tablet/laptop and compatible with android/IOS/windows, which is useful for elective/urgent procedures. A printable assessment document with an anesthesia recommendation list is available. Compatible with ICD-11 codes to avoid terminology and grammar-related issues. Minimal handwriting for maximal automation. Rapid screening and assessment of patients with a user-friendly interface. Safe practice of anesthesiology with recommendations by analyzing data with updated American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) guidelines. An automatic ASA scoring will be available. A universal preoperative assessment tool that connects anesthesiologists around the world with a common language for safer anesthesia practice.


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