Priority 28 from the Healthcare Associated Infections Project

UNCERTAINTY: How can we improve the awareness of health-care professionals about sepsis? (Priority 28)
Overall ranking 28
JLA question ID 0088/28
Explanatory note Sepsis is bloodstream infection which can result in organ failure. Early recognition of sepsis will allow early treatment to be initiated and may improve outcomes. There is uncertainty as to how to improve the awareness of the healthcare professionals in the early identification of sepsis.

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Infection
Extra information provided by this project
Original uncertainty examples How can communication between nurses and doctors be improved in relation to management of healthcare associated infections in cancer patients?
Submitted by  1 x Patient
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