Priority 4 from the Healthcare Associated Infections Project

UNCERTAINTY: What is the most effective cleaning agent to prevent multi-drug resistant organisms? (Priority 4)
Overall ranking 4
JLA question ID 0088/4
Explanatory note There are several cleaning agents, techniques, and systems that could be used in the hospital. However, it is not clear how effective these are, in preventing infections. Knowing how effective these interventions are, will allow the most effective cleaning agent, tecniques, and systems to be used for cleaning and decrease the spread of infections. There is currently uncertainty about how good different cleaning agents, techniques, and systems are in the preventing the spread of infections.

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Health Research Classification System category Infection
Extra information provided by this project
Original uncertainty examples In hospital, which cleaning agent is most effective in reducing the risk of acquisition of multi-drug resistant organisms?
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