Priority 1 from the Anaesthesia (Canada) PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Which factors before, during, and after receiving anesthesia for surgery are most important to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction? (JLA PSP Priority 1)
Overall ranking 1
JLA question ID 0084/01
Explanatory note

This questions asks about what is important to patients for them to have a good experience and outcome of their anesthesia care. Respondents wanted to know about what matters to patients for their satisfaction.


No systematic reviews identified

Health Research Classification System category  Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Which factors of the perioperative continuum are most important for patients and associated with a higher satisfaction rate? ~ Study the benefits (vs risks) of having a family member/person of patient's choice be with them until they are anesthetized and/or as they are coming awake in PACU. 
Submitted by Healthcare providers, caregivers, patients
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0084
PSP name Anesthesia (Canada)
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 49  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 15 May 2019