Priority 3 from the Healthcare Associated Infections Project

UNCERTAINTY: Can point-of-care testing (bedside testing) in the primary care or secondary care setting improve patient outcomes and decrease antibiotic resistance? (Priority 3)
Overall ranking 3
JLA question ID 0088/3
Explanatory note Not available for this priority

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Infection
Extra information provided by this project
Original uncertainty examples Does rapid point of care testing improve patient outcomes and transmission rates in HCAI? Outcome measures length of patient stay, mortality rates. ~ Would point of care CRP testing in GP surgeries reduce antibiotic prescribing hospital admission
Submitted by 1 x Healthcare professional, 1 x Miscellaneous
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