Priority 24 from the Anaesthesia (Canada) PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Does the type or size of hospital impact the quality of anesthesia care?  (JLA PSP Priority 24)
Overall ranking 24
JLA question ID 0084/24
Explanatory note

This question asks about aspects of the hospital that might impact patient outcomes. Respondents wanted to know about factors like the size or location of a hospital.


No systematic reviews identified

Health Research Classification System category  Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How do tertiary care hospitals and community hospitals differ in their ability to provide safe, effective and efficient anesthetic care for routine surgery. Should routine minor surgery be done in tertiary care hospitals? ~ How do outcomes for a particular procedure compare between hospitals (smaller centres versus larger academic centres, for instance)?
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