Priority 13 from the Healthcare Associated Infections Project
|UNCERTAINTY: Is screening and isolation of patients with antibiotic resistant bacteria effective (in decreasing transmission of infections and deaths)? (Priority 13)
|JLA question ID
|Screening and isolation of patients is highly resource intensive and can affect the isolated patients psychologically. It is important to know if it is effective. There is uncertainty in the effectiveness.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this project
|Original uncertainty examples
|Does screening and isolation of positive cases work?
|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