Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie

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List of Papers (Total 10,861)

Abusive behaviour in Canadian and US operating rooms

BackgroundDisruptive intraoperative behaviour has detrimental effects on clinicians, institutions, and patients. Abusive behaviour is an egregious form of disruptive behaviour that has a particular risk of detrimental consequences. The prevalence of abusive behaviour in the operating room (OR) is uncertain. We therefore examined the prevalence and frequency of exposure to abusive...

Development of a national minimum data set to monitor deceased organ donation performance in Canada

PurposeDeceased donation data requires standardization to enable accurate interprovincial and international comparisons of deceased donation performance. In Canada, most provincial organ donation organizations (ODOs) have developed different processes and infrastructures for referring potential donors and subsequent data collection. This has led to differing definitions of the...

Engaging family partners in deceased organ donation research—a reflection on one team’s experience

PurposeClinical researchers are now encouraged to include patient partners in all research projects. Nevertheless, published accounts of patient engagement in complex research projects, such as those involving critically ill and dying patients, are lacking. Whether this absence is due to the relatively new emergence of patient engagement research methods or fundamental challenges...

Potential organ donor identification and system accountability: expert guidance from a Canadian consensus conference

PurposeDeceased donation rates in Canada remain below the predicted potential and lag behind leading countries. Missing a potential donor leads to preventable death and disability of transplant candidates and increased healthcare costs.MethodsStakeholders were invited to a national consensus conference on improving deceased organ donor identification and referral (ID&R) and...