Research recommendation(s) from an individual piece of guidance
|Guidance||Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population|
|Date issued||January 2017|
Research recommendations coming out of this guidance
Cost effectiveness:- What is the cost effectiveness of interventions to prevent infection and promote the appropriate use of antimicrobials?
Behavioural strategies and programmes:- What is the feasibility and effectiveness of specific behavioural strategies and programmes to reduce inappropriate antimicrobial demand and use and to prevent infections occurring and spreading?
High-risk groups:- What interventions to prevent infection and reduce antimicrobial resistance are effective for groups of people at high risk of infection?
This includes people who:
- have suppressed immune systems (for example, because of HIV, an inherited condition or treatment they may be having for conditions such as cancer or an organ transplant)
- have a chronic disease
- live in crowded conditions (see Shelter's definition)
- are homeless
- have been in prison
- have migrated from countries with a high prevalence of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis (examples include South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa).
Workplace:- How effective are interventions in the workplace that aim to prevent infection and reduce antimicrobial resistance?
Older people in day and residential care:- How effective are interventions in day and residential care for older people that aim to prevent infection and to reduce antimicrobial resistance?