Priority 17 from the Healthcare Associated Infections Project

UNCERTAINTY: Can nanotechnology (that is working with very small particles) result in better treatments for infection? (Priority 17)
Overall ranking 17
JLA question ID 0088/17
Explanatory note Working with very small particles (nanotechnologies) may result in discovery of alternate treatments (to antibiotics) for infections. Decreased use of antibiotics may decrease antibiotic resistance. There is uncertainty in what technologies might be helpful.

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Infection
Extra information provided by this project
Original uncertainty examples Is Nanotechnology research the break through in modern medicine that will benefit everyone to combat infections.
Submitted by  1 x Healthcare Professional
Project information
Project unique ID 0088
Project name 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