Priority 12 from the Healthcare Associated Infections Project
|UNCERTAINTY: How does individualised antimicrobial dosing compare with standard dosing regimen in patients admitted in intensive care unit with infections? (Priority 12)
|JLA question ID
|Different individuals process the antibiotics differently. However, current regimens are based on average doses, which may either be too high or too low to treat the infection leading to increased complications or decreased effectiveness. There is uncertainty on how best to achieve this.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this project
|Original uncertainty examples
|In critical care infections, is individualised antimicrobial dosing more effective and safer than standard dosing
|1 x Healthcare professional
|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