Universal screening for antibiotic-resistant organisms in long-term care facilities: clinical effectiveness and guidelines

Record ID 32016000160
Authors' recommendations: One systematic review was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of universal screening for antibiotic-resistant organisms upon admission to a long-term care or continuing care facility.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Infection Control
  • Diagnosis
  • Drug Resistance
  • Homes for the Aged
  • Hospice Care
  • Hospices
  • Housing for the Elderly
  • Long-Term Care
  • Mass Screening
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Nursing Homes
  • Residential Facilities
Organisation Name: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
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