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A s OR nurses, we recognized an important knowledge gap not just with patients, but also with staff. To address it, we creat- ed a 5-minute video called "What to Expect on the Day of Your Surgery at MSK's Memorial Hospital." It's a day that's bound to be stressful for patients and their loved ones. But the nurses who work most closely with them before that day usually have no OR experience, so they're often unable to ade- quately answer all of their questions. We shot the video over a weekend, using employees and friends, 1 8 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • M A Y 2 0 1 6 Video Tells Patients What to Expect on Day of Surgery • EASING STRESS Here's a still from Memorial Sloan Kettering's video, available on both the hospital's patient portal and the web, which answers commonly asked questions and questions that patients should ask. Ideas Work That

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