Content is king: Use of educational videos in cardiac catheterization

Ilias Nikolakopoulos, Emmanouil S. Brilakis

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A simple 3-min educational video viewed before cardiac catheterization significantly improved patient knowledge and alleviated patient anxiety. The key characteristics of a good educational video are: clarity, simplicity, brevity, and humanity. Educational videos may benefit both patients and operators but require continuous evaluation and improvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1415-1416
Number of pages2
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number7
StatePublished - Dec 2020
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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