Priority 17 from the Anaesthesia (Canada) PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the impacts of anesthesia team communication on patient outcomes? (JLA PSP Priority 17)
Overall ranking 17
JLA question ID 0084/17
Explanatory note

This question asks about how communication within the team responsible for a patient impacts the patient. Respondents wanted to know about the impacts of communication within the operating room and when the patient is transferred after surgery.


No systematic reviews identified

Health Research Classification System category  Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Communication outside the OR - how does poor communication impact patient care in PACU, pre-op clinic, etc? ~ Does team communication improve patient outcomes, any particular communication methods or tools, how to implement these successfully.
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