Priority 10 from the Anaesthesia (Canada) PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the common long-term side effects of anesthesia after surgery? (JLA PSP Priority 10)
Overall ranking 10
JLA question ID 0084/10
Explanatory note

This question asks about the side effects of anesthesia that occur after the time around surgery. Respondents wanted to know about the much longer-term side effects, like cancer recurrence, chronic pain, and cognitive function.


No systematic reviews identified

Health Research Classification System category  Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What are the more extreme side effects (especially long term) associated with anesthesia care? ~ The long-term effects of anesthetics (cancer recurrence, chronic pain, cognitive function)
Submitted by Healthcare providers, 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