Priority 10 from the Healthcare Associated Infections Project
|UNCERTAINTY: How can the development and severity of urinary tract infections in elderly be decreased? (Priority 10)
|JLA question ID
|Elderly people are more prone to develop urinary infections, which can lead to confusion and sepsis (spread of bacteria in the blood stream with potential to result in organ failure). There is uncertainty in how to prevent urinary tract infections and the severity of these infections.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this project
|Original uncertainty examples
|What can we do to lessen the incidence or severity of urinary tract infections in the elderly?
|1 x Health professionals
|Project unique ID
|Healthcare Associated Infections
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this project.
|259 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|28 February 2019