Internet-delivered, preoperative, preparation program (I-PPP): Development and examination of effectiveness.

  title={Internet-delivered, preoperative, preparation program (I-PPP): Development and examination of effectiveness.},
  author={Kristi D. Wright and Mateen Raazi and Kirstie L Walker},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},

Pilot Examination of the Efficacy of the Internet-Delivered, Preoperative, Preparation Program (I-PPP)

The findings demonstrate that the I-PPP is an efficacious preoperative preparation intervention for children, and the ‘real-world’ uptake and integration of the I -PPP into pediatric preoperative settings require exploration going forward.

Internet-delivered, preoperative, preparation program (I-PPP): the effect of the timing of delivery on anxiety in children undergoing day surgery procedures

It is demonstrated that the timing of the delivery of the I-PPP does not influence the experience of child anxiety, however, the I -PPP delivered prior to the day of surgery may be more preferable for families and the intervention setting.

A systematic review of technology-based preoperative preparation interventions for child and parent anxiety

The available literature suggests that, for children, tablet and handheld devices with interactive capacity may represent a viable option to address preoperative anxiety, and the findings are more mixed for parents, with video preparation a possible option.

Role of information and preparation for improvement of pediatric perioperative care

Interactive web‐based technology can function as a significant resource for preparation of children for perioperative procedures by changing perspective from children's need for information to their need for learning and by developing preparation programs including adequate educational principles.

HospiAvontuur: development of a serious game to help young children and their parents during the preparation for an admission at the hospital for elective surgery

The final version of HospiAvontuur is a game to inform children and their parents for an upcoming admission at the hospital for elective surgery and showed a positive result on the overall fun, characters appreciation and specific game elements appreciation.

Promoting Mental Health in Parents of Young Children Using eHealth Interventions: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Meta-analyses indicated eHealth interventions were associated with better self-reported mental health among parents, and significant family- or program-level moderators emerged, with small to medium effect sizes.

Association of Temperament With Preoperative Anxiety in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Surgery

Knowledge of temperamental propensity to preoperative anxiety in pediatric patients may help to guide the design of future detection, prevention, and/or individualized management strategies aimed at reducing the adverse effects of preoper anxiety.

Psychological Aspects of Anesthesia in Children

The examination of associations between pre-existing emotional/behavioral problems in children and children’s specific peri- and postoperative behaviors, including anxiety during induction, emergence delirium, changes in sensory processing and pain at home are examined.

Description of typical personality factors and events that lead to anxiety at induction of anesthesia in French children

Preventive strategies are available to reduce preoperative anxiety in children, the ideal time for implementing such strategies remains poorly determined.



Web-Based Tailored Intervention for Preparation of Parents and Children for Outpatient Surgery (WebTIPS): Formative Evaluation and Randomized Controlled Trial

WebTIPS was well received by parents and children and led to reductions in preoperative anxiety.

Family-centered Preparation for Surgery Improves Perioperative Outcomes in Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial

A behaviorally oriented perioperative preparation program for children undergoing surgery that targets the family as a whole is effective in the reduction of preoperative anxiety and improvement in postoperative outcomes.

Online psychological treatment for pediatric recurrent pain: a randomized evaluation.

Distance methods have considerable potential for making effective treatments more accessible with lower associated costs and significant between-group differences were found.

Outcomes of a Web-based patient education program for asthmatic children and adolescents.

Subgroup analysis demonstrated that within 1 year, the savings exceed the intervention costs in patients with moderate or severe asthma, and the IEP offers the potential to decrease the burden of disease and to realize incremental morbidity cost savings.

Treating perioperative anxiety and pain in children: a tailored and innovative approach

This review article presents a conceptual framework for a computer‐based intervention that may transform the way the authors manage children and parents before and after surgery.

Psychological Preparation for Surgical Pediatric Patients: The Effect on Children's and Parents' Stress Responses and Adjustment

The results demonstrated that children who received condition one showed significantly less upset and more cooperation and their parents reported significantly greater satisfaction and less anxiety than did children or parents in the other groups.

Online CBT in the Treatment of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders: Issues in the Development of BRAVE–ONLINE and Two Case Illustrations

Abstract This paper describes the rationale for and development of an online cognitive-behavioural treatment for child and adolescent anxiety (BRAVE–ONLINE). It highlights the challenges involved in

Educating Patients About Anesthesia: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials of Media-Based Interventions

This systematic review supports the use of video and printed information about general process and risks of anesthesia for patient education before surgery by comparing the effectiveness of media-based patient education about anesthesia.