- Recommendation ID
Decision-making:- What interventions, systems and processes are effective and cost effective in changing health and social care practitioners' decision-making and ensuring appropriate antimicrobial stewardship?
- Any explanatory notes
Recommendation:- Randomised controlled trials should be undertaken to determine whether using point-of-care tests in decision-making is clinically and cost effective when prescribing antimicrobials in children, young people and adults presenting with respiratory tract infections.
Source guidance details
- Comes from guidance
- Antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use
- Date issued
- August 2015
|Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?||No|
|Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?||No|