General anesthesia is not a pleasant experience, especially for children. Lying down, breathing through a tight mask is difficult, the smell of the sedation gas can be unpleasant and the sedation process may take up to several minutes. One of the goals of ANNA is to ease the child out of stress and help them maintain deep and slow breathing during the procedure. The solution was a child-friendly and interactive approach that would distract from stress and engage young patients to breathe properly. Before the sedation, ANNA serves as an interactive feedback equipment that corresponds to the user’s breathing with light and sound movements. It is simple and intuitive to understand. In this way, the sedation procedure proceeds more smoothly and parents can rest assured that their kids are in good hands.

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