Priority 16 from the Anaesthesia (Canada) PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: How can health in frail and/or elderly patients be enhanced before receiving anesthesia for surgery? (JLA PSP Priority 16)
|JLA question ID
This question asks about how to improve the health of frail and/or elderly patients before they receive anesthesia. Respondents wanted to know what factors should be assessed and whether it is possible to improve health before surgery.
No systematic reviews identified
|Health Research Classification System category
|Generic health relevance
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|What are the considerations for pre-operative assessment of frail patients? ~ Is it logistically possible to improve patients physical (?mental) condition prior to undergoing an operation? (in our health care system)
|Healthcare providers, caregivers, patients
|PSP unique ID
|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